A puppet on display during the festival
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Tajikistan hosts its third international puppetry festival

Tajikistan has been hosting the country's third annual international puppetry festival.

The performance art is an old tradition in the country which dates back more than a thousand years.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Shamsieh Qasem

  • 19 Apr 2012
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