Bulgaria - 28/06/2016
It's with deep sadness that we are announcing the death of Prof. Nikolina Georgieva, on June 27th, 2016. Director and pedagogue, she was one of the most outstanding directors in Bulgarian puppetry, being director in the Central Puppet Theater.In 1962, she has established the “Puppetry department” at the Higher Institute for Theatre and Film Arts - Sofia.Besides a producer of numerous puppet and drama shows in many countries, Prof. Georgieva was the initiator of the Shadow theater performances [...]
General Secretary - 02/06/2016
In Congress, in Tolosa (Spain), the UNIMA councilors elected for the next four years, the President Dadi Pudumjee, their general secretary Idoya Otegui Martinez and treasurer Lucile Bodson. Manuel A. Morán and Karen Smith are the vice-presidents.
National Centres, Germany - 25/05/2016
The new issue of the magazine "Das andere Theater" is an illustrated book about puppet-theatre in Germany and contents all important puppetry-adresses of the country.We want to bring this issue also to Tolosa.
United States - 22/05/2016
It is with deep sadness that I inform you that our dear friend and colleague Allelu Kurten passed on 21st May 2016, Allelu was at peace. She died comfortably surrounded by family. We will never forget our UNIMAma. She will be in our hearts forever. As Cheryl Henson says "Allelu has gone to her beautiful white light, the white light that she brought into her life and to so many of ours. We have been blessed to know and to love her." May her soul rest in everlasting [...]
Australia - 17/05/2016
It is with a great sadness, love and respect that we let you know that our State Living Treasure, Life Member and long-time Artistic Director, Noriko Nishimoto, passed away 16th May 2016 morning. Many of us have known Noriko for a very long time and have long professional and personal histories with her and will feel her death very keenly. I’m sure that many of us will also be in shock - she was such a vibrant part of the world of Spare Parts and the arts community in Western [...]
Russia - 02/05/2016
We are very sad informing you about the death of Elena Tochilko, National Secretary of UNIMA Russia, on May 1st, 2016.Tireless fighter of the puppetry culture, she has been always working for our cause and is leaving a great void. Her funeral is on May 3rd, 2016.
Education-Development-Therapy - 14/04/2016
EDT is happy to offer the free download links of our book "The Power of the Puppet". Below are the links (English, Spanish and German only in this moment).
Cuba - 22/03/2016
Newsletter of UNIMA Cuba
General Secretary - 14/03/2016
Dear friends around the world,In the name of all the members of the UNIMA Executive Committee, It's with enthousiasm and a lot of joie that we wish you a very good World Puppetry Day 2016 ! In January 2th 2016, Professor Henryk Jurkowski passed away.This incredible personality, a scholar, researcher, theatre critic, author and antropologist, devoted his life to the world of puppetry and has so many friends and admirers around the world. In order to bring him closer to our spirit, UNIMA's [...]
Sweden - 13/03/2016
We invites you to read the review Dockument 2016, edited by UNIMA Sweden, and reminding the numerous activities of this National Centre during 2015. Read the review (in Swedish)