The Turkish Shadow Puppets Show - Karagöz and Hacivat
Years of Culture
The traditional shadow play Hacivat and Karagöz was performed by Turkish theatre artist Cemal Fatih Polat for a delighted audience of children in Doha.
Considered an indispensable source of entertainment in Turkish society, much-loved Hacivat and Karagöz is an entertaining shadow play where animations are projected onto a screen.
About the Artist:
Cemal Fatih Polat is a Turkish actor who has appeared in several comedy series. He is certified by The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of The Republic of Turkey as a traditional theatre artist and has performed all over the world as a “Hayâlî”. He is also the director and writer of the play “Karagöz İstanbul Gezgini” which means “Karagöz: A Traveller in Istanbul” which was performed in Qatar in 2022.