Construction of the new theater building "Ekiyat" began in October 2008. The cost of the building amounted to 1.3 billion rubles was allocated from the budget of Tatarstan.
The building is reminiscent of a fairytale castle, there are two halls — for 258 and 100 people — children‘s cafe, play area. First get their own site Russian and Tatar theater troupe "Ekiyat." In addition to the theater in the building will house a children’s center "Ekiyat." This will move a small academy of arts and Kazan Art School.
At the Great Hall of the puppet theater, the first performance — "Pinocchio".