The traditional Turkish Shadow play was one of the most popular entertainments in the Ottoman Empire.
Families will enjoy a mesmerising performance lit against the traditional white curtain, or ‘mirror’, as common sense Karagöz and smooth-talking Hacivat attempt to solve everyday problems, meeting a host of other characters along the way.
𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗼̈𝘇 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗛𝗮𝗰𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁 is an educational project launched by Yunus Emre Enstitüsü – London , with the aim of promoting Turkish culture and establishing a bridge between students coming from different cultural backgrounds.
Performer Ada Burke is a British actress, born in Turkey. She has been performing Karagöz and Hacivat in Turkish and English in various venues across the UK on behalf of Yunus Emre Enstitüsü – London.
𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗲𝗿: Ada Burke
D𝗮𝘁𝗲: 29th February and 1st March 2020
𝗩𝗲𝗻𝘂𝗲: Luton Turkish Weekend School
58 Dumfries Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5JQ
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗧𝘂𝗿𝗸𝗶𝘀𝗵 and is suitable for children aged 5 upwards.