French street theater show proves a hit in Changsha

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran perform at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran interact with the audience at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran interact with the audience at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran interact with the audience at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

Members of the French street theater company Archibald Caramantran interact with the audience at a square in Changsha, Hunan Province, May 6, 2024. /IC

French street theater company Archibald Caramantran has brought its interpretation of the fables of famous writer Jean de La Fontaine to Changsha, Hunan Province. With carefully choreographed dance moves and intriguing plots, the puppet show “De La Fontaine” attracted many spectators when it was staged at a square in Changsha. It was part of a long list of performances specially presented during this year’s Croisements Festival, which is celebrated as China and France mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties.