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INTERNATIONAL ONLINE DIPLOMA IN PUPPET THERAPY 2022 Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 12th version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy.
This online diploma is designed and focused on the use of puppets and objects in their expressive and therapeutic dimension; to the rescue of memory and learnt hopelessness.
During these current times, of global pandemic and confinement, the Puppet Therapy Diploma invites you to be part of a journey where creativity, research, studies and the interchange of experiences among students and professors – from different fields and places around the globe-.are combined.
International Diploma in Puppet Therapy 2022 From August 13th to October 29th
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UNIMA mobility grant holders For the 4th consecutive year, the AVIAMA commits itself to the puppeteers with the Puppet and Mobility Grants.
During the last General Assembly of the AVIAMA in September 2021 in Charleville-Mézières, the board of directors re-elected for 3 years (2022 to 2024) the jury of the AVIAMA grants, composed of the cities of Tolosa (Spain), Tournefeuille (France), Pilsen (Czech Republic), the district of Outremont (Quebec - Canada) and Mrs. Anne-Françoise Cabanis, former director of the Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes and qualified personality of the AVIAMA. The jury is the guarantor of the orientations chosen by the member cities of...
Call for contributions for the publication Móin-Móin Publication on the theatre of animated forms linked to the performing arts programme of the State University of Santa Catarina (Udesc), Brazil.
Periodicity: biannual
Year of creation: 2005 V.1, n.26 (2022) – Laughter and the grotesque in the Puppetry What are the powers, the political and contravening dimension and the symbolism of laughter and the grotesque in dialogue with the Puppetry (masks, puppets, shadows and other modalities) in a society? Iconic characters and works, their stories, characteristics, representation and how they affect different cultures and times. How is the laughable transformed in the face of claims and social struggles in the 21st century and what...
Trauma and Puppetry Handout This compact document from the EDT Commission combines basic information about an emergency reaction to trauma combined with aspects of basic puppetry. It will give practical advice and be an inspiring introduction for puppeteers, helpers, educators, therapists and everybody who is touched by the great possibilities of puppetry. There are versions in different languages. Feel free to share. . Download the document : In English > Traumatic emergency reaction and puppetry In French / en français > Réaction d’urgence traumatique et jeu de marionnettes In German / auf Deutsch > Akute traumatische Notfallreaktion und Puppenspiel In Spanish / En español > Titeres... Convocation Bali Council 2023 « In Times of Need » Call to members, Councillors, and friends for the 2023 UNIMA Bali Council "Lucidity is the wound closest to the sun"(René Char, Feuillet d'Hypnos) . Dear Presidents, national and international Councillors, members, friends,  The pandemic has paralysed us, wars strike and kill, populations die indiscriminately, and cultures struggle not to succumb to the irreversible and to the state of affairs of the most powerful. Solidarity and human rights mourn a reality that words cannot describe. Is power the demonstration of the right of the strongest? Can the thousands of indiscriminate killings and deliberate cruelty erase all hope of dialogue and creation?... Mariupol puppet theatre artists get Michael Meschke international award The Mariupol Puppet Theatre, situated not so far from the bombed Municipal Theatre, has been destroyed and its artists are dispersed in and around the martyr town of Mariupol. Information concerning their whereabouts is scanty. The theatre was founded in 1995 by director Iryna Rudenko. It included a company of over twenty artists, apparently working basically with children. Eight hundred children visited the theatre each month for creative activities. Director Rudenko is now struggling to re-unite the company, whether it will be possible in Mariupol or elsewhere. As a sign of solidarity and encouragement, the ninth, bi-annual “Michael Meschke international... WOMEN AND THE TRADITIONAL THEATER OF PUPPET SLAPSTICK WOMEN AND THE TRADITIONAL PUPPET SLAPSTICK THEATRE
XXIX Puppet Festival, July 2022 (dates to be confirmed)
Online talks on traditional puppet slapstick theatre
, initiative of Elvia Mante/ Women in the art of puppetry, to be held within the framework of the XXIX Festibaúl de títeres, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico, organized by Baúl Teatro, A.C. The event will take place the second week of July and will be disseminated through the social networks of Baúl Teatro and Mujeres en el arte de los titeres.
Finding, writing and disseminating the history of women is becoming a pressing need. We need to have...
Puppetraining in Czech Republic Date/Time 05/06/2022 5 pm (CET) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88363612418?pwd%3DcHdWcTRCRDBsNU5saERPZGduSnpRZz09&sa=D&source=calendar&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw3OEHU9yninLd9FlVMOnwWt Questionnaires on heritage forms of puppetry and on puppet museums
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Puthalika Patrika Puppetry E-Magazine Sphoorthi Theatre for Educational Puppetry, Art & Craft STEPARC presents Puthalika Patrika Puppetry E-Magazine March 2022 Women's Edition. We welcome your feedback , comments and article contributions in English.
For previous editions click on the link -http://sphoorthitheatre.com/Sphoorthi-Magazine-Puthalika-Patrika.html
A GREAT CHANCE TO ATTEND INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS! PASSPORTS are available for these upcoming festivals : . SAPERLIPUPPET | France | 6-10 April 2022 | ·  FIDENA – Figurentheater der Nationen | Germany |May 7 – 18, 2022 ·  Festival Internazionale dei Burattini e delle Figure Arrivano dal Mare! | Italy | May 21 – 26, 2022 ·  FIGURA THEATERFESTIVAL BADEN SWITZERLAND | Switzerland| June 21 – 26, 2022 . FESTIVAL OF WONDER | Denmark | 10 - 13 November 2022 Please visit www.unima.org/en/useful-information/unima-grants/passport-program/ for more information and application form. International Festivals Commission festivals@unima.org WPD Logo Video of the World Puppetry Day 2022 As it has been done in recent years, UNIMA International has created a common and participatory video to celebrate World Puppet Day on March 21st. We called upon all to propose video sequences of 15′ to 30′ seconds of training courses, creations, shows, workshops, constructions, drawings, scenographies, animations. From the imaginary of the great white whale Moby Dick to the little golden fish, from the imaginary of mermaids to the reality of incredible beings such as octopuses and the tiniest micro-organisms, or the marvellous coral reefs, or the salmon that swims upstream. Aquatic life” is a balance of treasures that... Message of Ranjana Pandey for the World Puppetry Day 2022 The Sea The Sea always carried storytellers and their stories from one shore to another, from one island to the next, from one continent to many.  The stories swirled together, marinated in many cultural stews and became magical and immortal. It is the stuff of stories since the beginning of time, full of sea dragons, mermaids and many fantastical creatures. It is through these waterways that princesses and pirates, sailors and traders took trousseaus of wealth, entourage of craftsmen, court jesters and exotic produce and, of course, the great mythologies like Mahabharat, Ramayan, Sagar Manthan, Sindbad the Sailor, Journey to the West,... Mensage de Ranjana Pandey para el Día Mundial de la Marioneta 2022 El mar El Mar siempre llevó a los narradores y sus historias de una playa a otra, de una isla a la siguiente, de un continente a muchos. Esas historias se arremolinaron juntas, marinadas en numerosos potajes culturales, volviéndose mágicas e inmortales. Es este el material de las historias, desde tiempos inmemoriales, llena de dragones marinos, sirenas y muchas criaturas fantásticas. Es a través de estos canales que princesas y piratas, marineros y comerciantes, tomaron ajuares de riqueza, séquitos de artesanos, bufones de la corte y productos exóticos y, por supuesto, las grandes mitologías como el Mahabaharata, el Ramayana, el Sagar Manthan,... FIGURE IT OUT +++ June 8 – 12, 2022 in Leipzig, Germany This year is the year! From 8 – 12 June 2022 the international production centre for figure theatre Westflügel Leipzig will host FIGURE IT OUT – an international meeting for figure theatre plus showcase with more than 15 productions for an international audience. We cordially invite you to this event and are very pleased to present our program already today: PROGRAMME
FIGURE IT OUT shows a variety of different productions from Germany, Austria, Israel, France and Poland, accompanied by an enriching exchange of experts with diverse discussion formats including expert discussions, artist talks and an exploration tour through Leipzig. The main...
The International Shadow Theater Festivals is looking for shadow players "Dear Presidents of the UNIMA National CentresInternational Shadow Theater Festivals for contemporary shadow players have been taking place in the German city of Schwaebisch Gmuend for over 30 years, attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world. Here the shadow players get to know each other, discuss things with each other and establish friendships with people from many different countries. In addition, World UNIMA has set up a contact and research center here, which I have managed on a voluntary basis for many years. A few months ago, the world's only museum for contemporary shadow theater opened in... New book of the education, development and therapy commission : "Applied Puppetry in Education, Development, and Therapy: Theory and Practice" The Education, Development and Therapy Commission in cooperation with the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek has just published a new book: Applied Puppetry in Education, Development, and Therapy: Theory and Practice. It is an open access e-book and can be downloaded for free. Here is the link:
http://www.uaos.unios.hr/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Applied-Puppetry-FINAL-za-web.pdf The book presents different and new approaches to the use of puppets in up-bringing, education, social work and therapy. It is a significant contribution to the study of applied puppetry, of a research and theoretical nature, with a firm basis in practice. It includes the previously unpublished results of scientific research and...
Puppet Power : Festival of Ideas May 23-29, 2022 Puppet Power: Festival of Ideas, the 10th edition animates the theme of Celebration! We look at the role inanimate objects have had in ceremonies since time immemorial. It explores the impact and potential of Applied Puppetry in all sorts of practices. It wonders who's at the party, who’s not and whether it’s time to take back the carnival! Local, national, and international master puppeteers and presenters will provide inspiring talks/panels, practical how-to workshops, and puppetry-based performances. NEW THIS YEAR: Intermissions! an online networking and idea exchange hosted by special guests. Spend an hour of informal conversation, exploring ideas around puppetry and “celebration... International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy 2022 Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 3nd English version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy.
This online diploma is designed and focused on the use of puppets and objects in their expressive and therapeutic dimension.
During these current times, of global pandemic and confinement, the Puppet Therapy Diploma invites you to be part of a journey where creativity, research, studies and the interchange of experiences among students and professors – from different fields and places around the globe – are combined.
International Diploma in Puppet Therapy 2022
English version, 12 online sessions conducted via Zoom. START DATE: APRIL 7th...
A GREAT CHANCE TO ATTEND GREAT FESTIVALS! PASSPORTS are available for these upcoming festivals : ·  PUPPENPARADE ORTENAU / Germany | March 19 – April 10, 2022 ·  SAPERLIPUPPET | France | 6-10 April 2022 | ·  FIDENA – Figurentheater der Nationen | Germany |May 7 – 18, 2022 ·  Festival Internazionale dei Burattini e delle Figure Arrivano dal Mare! | Italy | May 21 – 26, 2022 ·  FIGURA THEATERFESTIVAL BADEN SWITZERLAND | Switzerland| June 21 – 26, 2022 Please visit www.unima.org/en/useful-information/unima-grants/passport-program/ for more information and application form. International Festivals Commission festivals@unima.org Emergency Aid for Ukraine A new crisis has emerged in Ukraine, and UNIMA has received many queries in the past week. Our Commissions have assembled for extraordinary meetings to decide on a united response to this alarming tragedy and the assistance we can provide its victims. UNIMA continues to provide aid for puppeteers and UNIMA members afflicted by economic problems, the COVID pandemic, and other socio-political issues. Our GoFundMe donation portal, “Emergency Aid for Puppeteers”, continues to accept donations, while a new Give. Asia portal entitled “Free of Strings” has been created for donations to relieve artists caught in the Ukrainian crisis. As always, you... Directory of puppet schools The Professional Training Commission of UNIMA has the project of updating the list of universities, schools and institutions with professional training programs in the field of puppetry and object theater. This list, hosted on the page of the Professional Training Commission on the UNIMA International website, aims to communicate and make better known the whole, the richness and the diversity of the professional training proposals in the world today. For this purpose, we ask you to fill in this questionnaire with the information of your institution, with the following requirements: duration of at least one year of study, officially confirmed and... Stop the war in Ukraine! We, the members of the UNIMA Board, are deeply shocked and concerned at the current situation in Ukraine.  UNIMA, with its NGO status, promotes the noblest human values such as peace and mutual understanding between people regardless of origin, political or religious convictions and differences in culture, in accordance with the respect for fundamental human rights as defined in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights of December 10th 1948.   As an NGO affiliated to UNESCO, UNIMA associates itself with UNESCO's National Commissions for  UNESCO of Europe (and beyond) in condemning the attack on Ukraine.  "Recent events mark a watershed for Ukraine, Europe... World Puppetry Day 2022 Dear National Centres, Dear Members, A moment of celebration is upon us! In 2003, UNIMA with your help launched World Puppetry Day. March 21 has become a day to celebrate the joy that springs from our imaginative use of materials, techniques and storytelling. This year’s theme is the Sea. The 2022 World Puppetry Day message has been written by Ranjana Pandey, Indian puppeteer, teacher and humanist committed to the puppetry arts and fellow puppeteers in her home country. Her message portrays the importance and the power of the ocean that embraces our beautiful blue planet, carrying “storytellers and their stories from... PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COMMISSION presents PUPPETRAINING: turning the spotlight on training in puppetry arts Presentations by training institutions; Meetings around the world 28 February 2022 (15h CET) Interested? Follow the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87130052096?pwd=bVICdIZjRUtab2hrWFZoNDJCZog1dz09 Expo Italie The exhibition People & Puppets now in Italy! The exhibition People and Puppets: UNIMA, believing and creating a common future for puppetry art (1929-2019) arrives in Italy as a unique stage of its route, after the big tour all over Europe. Ortoteatro, as co-producer of the exhibition with UNIMA, TOPIC, the city of Charleville-Mézières and its Museum of the Ardennes, EGEAC – Museum of Lisbon, is proud to host it from 29th of January until the 1st of March in the cultural centre Aldo Moro in Cordenons and then from the 18th of March to the 10th of April in the ex-Convent of San Francesco in Pordenone. It is... Muñecoterapia International online diploma in puppet therapy 2022 Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 3nd English version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy.
This online diploma is designed and focused on the use of puppets and objects in their expressive and therapeutic dimension.
During these current times, of global pandemic and confinement, the Puppet Therapy Diploma invites you to be part of a journey where creativity, research, studies and the interchange of experiences among students and professors – from different fields and places around the globe – are combined.
International Diploma in Puppet Therapy 2022
English version, 12 online sessions conducted via Zoom. START DATE: APRIL 7th...
Civic service mission at UNIMA UNIMA opens a mission of civic service to contribute to the actions of valorization of the puppetry arts and to participate in the development of the World Puppetry Day. The International Union of the Puppetry Arts is an international non-governmental organization gathering puppeteers and friends of puppetry to work for the recognition and the development of puppetry arts. UNIMA has a consultative status with UNESCO. It gathers nearly 100 national centers and representatives, and almost 7000 members throughout the world. Since its creation in 1929, the association has defended the importance of the values and ideas of universalism, openness and... UNIMA, expectations? "To question is to take a leap into the question. The question is the call to jump, which cannot be held back by a result. You need a free space to jump, you need a firm ground, you need a power which, from the sure immobility, changes the movement into a leap. ... But in the depth of the flight, where questioning, we flee, there is nothing sure, nothing firm. Everything is already filled by our very flight"(Maurice Blanchot, La Parole Plurielle, l'Entretien Infini, p. 24-25)     Times change and so do realities, subject to new responses as well as to... Logo Professional training Survey on professional training commission Dear National Centres, The professional training commission has the project to update the list of universities, schools and official institutions with professional training programs in puppetry. This list will be hosted on the page of the Professional Training Commission on the UNIMA International website, with the purpose of communicating and making better known the richness and diversity of professional training proposals in today's world. For this, we ask you to complete a questionnaire with the complete information of each establishment in your country, which meets the following conditions: duration of at least one year of studies, officially confirmed and not occasional professional...
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