The 3rd Nanchong International Puppet Art Week lifted the curtain in Nanchong City, China's Sichuan Province, on July 29. 54 teams from home and abroad participated in this Art Week. Among them, the large-scale puppet show "Puppet World" attracted attention from China and the international community.
Nanchong northern Sichuan giant puppet show has a history of more than 300 years and was listed as one of the first national intangible cultural heritage in 2006. The Asia-Pacific International Puppetry and Shadow Exhibition and Performance Base has already been established in Nanchong since 2014. The Puppet Art Week was also inaugurated in 2014. Now it has been included in the event list of the UNESCO International Puppetry Association.