Sicilian puppets

Sicily Sicilian puppets

Puppet opera, is a type of puppet theater that is said between the nineteenth and twentieth century.

Players are Charlemagne and his paladins.the puppets, richly decorated, wearing real armor. Depending on the school of belonging, Palermo or Catania, are lighter and jointed (difficult to maneuver), or heavier and with limbs fixed (easier to maneuver).

The puppeteer, though often illiterate, knew by heart works such as the Chanson de Roland and Orlando Furioso.

Advise those who spend their Holiday in Sicily, Do not miss the Sicilian puppet performances are often staged just for the tourists.

In brief

Sicilian puppets are a particular type of puppets are often Charlemagne and his paladins

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