If you ever get a chance to see them, take the opportunity, I was enthralled by the puppeteering…a team of 70 people work to manipulate these giant puppets. It was very hot work and so synchronised. The movement started in one part of town at 9.30am and we were waiting on the streets for two hours, it took all that time for the entourage to pass by. It was very worth the wait, I just began to appreciated the enormous amount of planning on so many levels that must have gone into bringing this wonderful experience to Perth Western Australia.
The whole experience lasts over three days and tells a story that commemorates the centenary of ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps –a day we commemorate fallen soldiers in Australia and New Zealand).
A wonderful public event for families and friends to get together have fun and enjoy street theatre at its best. If they come to your city do not miss them.
Let me know if you saw them too.
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