ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has scheduled a free puppet show for children and students from various educational institutions of twin cities here on April 16 (today).

The National Puppet Theater will showcase the skills of its puppeteers featuring vibrant costumed puppets and present Folk Tales, Skits, regional dances and national songs to provide informative entertainment. The show will highlight various issues like health, education and environment etc. Children along with parents are invited to attend the show.

The show is a regular feature of PNCA and Ministry of National Heritage and Integration that promotes culture and traditions among the children with understanding of their folk legacies which is an important part of their training, said Tauqeer Nasir, Director General PNCA while talking to APP.

He said that travelling cultural and puppets shows have been organized across the country in slum areas and different schools at every province to promote the cultural values among the young generation and deprived communities.

Preservation and promotion of cultural heritage and traditional values maintain the identity of a nation and boosts the confidence of the young generation, he said.