International co-productions of Sesame Street are each tailored to the cultural, social and political demands of their country’s viewers. Bangladesh’s co-production is called Sisimpur, a Bangladeshi combination of Sesame and pur, which means small town or village.
From landscape to leaves, masks to sweets, go behind-the-scenes to find out about the symbolic elements used in crafting Sisimpur. Take a trip through the creation of the set, which reflects the rich culture of Bangladesh.
Follow Tuktuki for a tour of the Sisimpur set >>
Read about the Bangladesh co-production >>
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Banyan tree, Saidul Haque Juise, tea shop, Bengali New Year and landscape
photographs provided courtesy of Participant Productions.
Home, sweet shop and puppet photographs provided courtesy of Nayantara