Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Bilateral Relations: UN's recognition of Turkey's puppet tradition, sparks clash with Greece

Greece and Turkey are locked in a cultural war over rights to a famous Shadow Puppet show.

The United Nation's recognition of Turkey's puppet tradition - known as Karagiozis - has triggered the clash.

Now Greece is headed for the UN to assert its own distinctive puppet culture.

Barnaby Phillips reports from Athens.