From the balcony of the Palace of Wonders in the island of Zanzibar off the coast of East Africa, Princess Julnar watches sailing wooden ships arrive from Kuwait.
Julnar’s dreams of seafaring come true when she sets sail on a quest to find a cure for her friend the Firebird, who sheds his beautiful feathers when afraid.
Children are welcome to join us on this exciting maritime adventure told with puppetry.
Julnar and the Firebird tells the story of Princess Julnar, who lives in the Palace of Wonders on the island of Zanzibar. Julnar dreams of journeying on the great boom sailing ships on the trade routes between Kuwait and East Africa, but being a princess and a female, she is not encouraged to do so.
But when her friend, the Firebird, suffers from the loss of his beautiful feathers, they both go on an exciting sea adventure .