Not far from the historic heart of Khiva – the medieval city of massive ramparts – Ichan-Kala is a puppet theater, where on any given day of the week you can see the colorful folklore shows, fascinating national Khorezm dances, a variety of puppet shows.
The Khorezm State Puppet theater was founded in 1993 in the town of Khiva. Majority of its show -presentations and the performances “animating” dolls, such as “A golden watermelon”, “The legend of Shokhsanam”, “The African song”, “Golden fish”, “Tutikhon Show”, “The New Year’s fairy tale” and others have become favorite not only among local but also the foreign audience.
In repertoire of the Khorezm State Puppet theater there takes a special place the doll and folklore performance “Horazm Lazgisi” (“The Khorezm national dance”).
The folk show – presentation devoted to the national Khorezm dance “Lazgi”, staged with participation of the leading actors of the Khorezm State Puppet theater gives a chance for local tour operators to diversify tours and programs offered for both foreign and local tourists.