NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
December 12-26, 2018 tour in South Korea
NEW YEAR MARIONETTE SHOW
with participation of light and radio-controlled puppets
wordless puppet performance for children and family audience
technique - string marionettes, giant, hand, radio-controlled and experimental puppets
duration - 50 min or 1 h 30 min with intermission// up to 1000 spectators
transportation - 3 persons/ no paid luggage
NEW YEAR MARIONETTE SHOW - electric light puppets, radio-controlled puppets, unique marionettes and New Year Dragon in fun, mysterious and festive New Year puppet variety show for family audience. Nikolai Zykov is a world famous puppeteer who has performed his puppet shows in more than 40 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America and has created and has made more than 200 unique puppets. Nikolai Zykov is an author, director, artist and performer of over 20 puppet performances which have received many international awards for innovative creativity and outstanding performing mastery, including Awards of World UNIMA Congresses.
Nikolai Zykov has performed his puppet shows in many cities of Russia and also in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, United States, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.
Among the awards: "Arts Innovation" Award of the 12th China Shanghai International Arts Festival (2010), Diploma and "Excellent Show" Award of the 21th UNIMA Congress and World Puppet Festival in Chengdu (2012), "Performance Award" of Asia-Pacific UNIMA commission (2014), Award of the 4th Colombo International Theatre Festival (2015), Award "For brilliant performing mastery" of the 12th International Festival of Contemporary Puppetry in Bucharest (2016), "Outstanding Creativity" Award of Asia-Pacific UNIMA commission (2017), "Sell-out show" Laurel of Edinburgh Festival Fringe (2017).
Author, artist, director and performer - NIKOLAI ZYKOV
Assistants of puppeteer - NADIA DUBININA, SERGEY ISAEV
Stage technician, light operator - SERGEY ISAEV
All puppets are created, designed and made by NIKOLAI ZYKOV
First presentation - December 25 2000, Salut Concert Hall, Moscow, Russia.
Modern edition - January 24 2015, Moscow Puppet Theatre, Moscow, Russia.
"Performance Award" of Asia-Pacific UNIMA Commission of the 1st Nanchong International Puppet Art Week (China).
Diploma of the 5th International Exhibition of Entertainment Industry "Ded Moroz", Moscow (Russia).
IN THE PROGRAM: ELECTRIC SNAKE, NORTHERN GIRL, ORIENTAL MAGICIAN, VENTILATION PIPES, MOSCOW NIGHTS, TWISTER, SNOWMEN, NEW YEAR TREE, NEON SANTA, NEW YEAR DRAGON.
See PHOTO ALBUM of NEW YEAR MARIONETTE SHOW .
"In Riga Congress Hall passed a fantastic puppet show for children and adults. It was presented by the famous Moscow puppeteer Nikolai Zykov. Puppets danced, sang and even fly. It was fun, mysterious and festive!" Alain Sinitsina, Chas. Riga, Latvia.
everybody sang, danced in the Armory of the Moscow Kremlin. Children were
invited to stage by a famous actor Nikolai Zykov. Puppets in all its splendor
with great artistry and joy were performed for children. On New Year's vacation
in Moscow held a huge number of performances to surprise the children. It is
very difficult to find new ideas. However, we have succeeded. "Olga Mishina, In
"Spectators were invited to the great hall of the Palace of culture "Salut" on New Year Show, which gave an unique artist Nikolai Zykov. His original puppets "issued a terrific concert", do not leave anyone indifferent. Children were dancing during a concert in the auditorium aisles and front of the stage, supported by "the modern expression of emotion: shrieks and whistles." Svetlana Maskova. Octyaborskoe Pole, Russia.
"Nikolay Zykov is one of the most important puppeteers of the world ... a master!" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.
"Nikolai Zykov has a variety of technical surprises that make his shows a success. His puppets live independently from their creator. Nikolai Zykov is making the step of technical development into the future." Jakob Steiner, Austria.
"Nikolai Zykov is a celebrated Russian puppeteer, known for pushing the boundaries of traditional puppetry." World Performing Arts Festival, Lahore, Pakistan.
"...amazing, what great great puppets, excellent, original, funny, entertaining and unique..." Peter Garofalo, Northampton, United Kingdom.
"...splendid puppeteer. Spectators were dazed..." Kirill Dremluh. Vecherniy New York, USA.
"Nikolai Zykov who attended the Festival from Russia impressed everyone, even the children and the adults. His show was wordless but everyone could understand easily." Murat Sezer. Vizyon, Turkey.
"...a super professional, ... a real master..." Regina Dubovitskaya. Russia TV, Russia.
"...enchanting show, which can hold the attention of spectators of all ages." Julia Byhanova, Doverie TV, Russia.
"...the most titled puppeteer of Russia, the master of world class..." News. Culture TV, Russia.
NEW YEAR MARIONETTE SHOW posters.
Technical requirements: one microphone on the cord and a non-stop mp3 (or Audio CD) playback, the preferred stage height is 1m 10cm, depth is 6m, the curtains must be black or dark. The team provides itself with lighting equipment, for connection 220 V sockets are required on the stage and at the end of the hall.
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