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INTERNATIONAL ONLINE DIPLOMA IN PUPPET THERAPY 2022 – 5th English version Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 5th version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy. Call and organize: Muñecoterapia Chile & Puppets in Transit
Sponsor: UNIMA Education, Development and Therapy Commission 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. 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. THE DIPLOMA COURSE...
PESTA BONEKA #8 AND MEMORIES OF ENCOUNTERS In this 8th celebration, PESTA BONEKA will be held on site in Yogyakarta for the audience and also puppet theater artists to enjoy. PESTA BONEKA is an international biennial puppet festival that has been independently held by Papermoon Puppet Theater since 2008. The festival, which is held every two years, is a gathering place for artists and puppet theater lovers from all over the world. Considering that Indonesia, especially Yogyakarta, has a great history in the world of wayang, which has made Indonesia an international mecca for the world of foreign puppet theater in the shadow theater, Papermoon Puppet Theater... Nordic Puppetry Supports Ukraine Puppeteers Sunflower made by Atelier Pisto "Due to the war in Ukraine, we are a group of theatre people in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland who have joined forces to initiate initiatives to help our colleagues in Ukraine. We are a collaboration between freelance theatre people and Unima in the Nordics, and we are all deeply appalled by the brutality of the war. Hence this collaboration, which has a focus on people who work professionally with puppet theatre in Ukraine, a form of theatre that has old and proud traditions in the country. Ukraine has two schools for education in animation theatre,... PUPPETRAINING ITALY IN THE NEXT PUPPETRAINING ORGANIZED BY UNIMA’s PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COMMISSION, IT WILL BE ITALY’S TURN! TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022, 4.00 PM (CET) Meeting program: - Presentation ATELIER DELLE FIGURE / School for puppeteers and storytellers - ANIMATERIA presentation / Advanced training course for animator expert in techniques and languages, analogical and digital, of puppetry - Presentation of the NATIONAL SCHOOL PROJECT The meeting will take place in FRENCH. You’re all invited! Here’s the Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86795509111... Meeting ID: 867 9550 9111 Access code: 577128 PUPPET FAIR – SOFIA 2022, BULGARIA 20 years since the first edition of the International Festival for Street and Puppet Theatre - PUPPET FAIR – SOFIA 2022, BULGARIA The 12th International Festival for Street and Puppet Theatre - PUPPET FAIR – SOFIA 2022, BULGARIA will take place from September 9 to 18, 2022. The festival is organized by Sofia Puppet Theatre and Sofia Municipality. With this edition, we celebrate 20 years since the beginning of the festival.  
Once again this year, there is a diverse program for all ages for the audience to enjoy. The segments include puppet theatre for the little ones (baby performances), puppet theatre...
INTERNATIONAL PRESENTIAL DIPLOMA IN BARCELONA 2022 Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 13th version of its International Diploma in Puppet Therapy in SPANISH. This course 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. In these post-pandemic times, the Diploma in Puppet Therapy in classroom mode invites you to be part of a journey where creativity, research, studies and the exchange of experiences between students and teachers – from different fields and geographies – are combined.  International Diploma in Puppet Therapy 2022. SPANISH version 11 presential sessions Dates of classes 23rd and 30th September 7th,... 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 theater of animated forms, puppets and objects. This map, continuously updated, aims to communicate and make better known the whole, the richness and the diversity of the professional training proposals in the world today.
Puppets on the Mountain by Grupo Trapusteros Teatro Títeres en la Montaña (Puppets on the Mountain) is a festival conceived by the Grupo Trapusteros Teatro, which has its headquarters - La Borda del Títere - in Aguinaliu, a small town located in the mountains of the Aragonese pre-Pyrenees, municipality of Graus, region of Ribagorza. Trapusteros is formed by the Spaniard, Marcos Pena, and the Brazilian, Izabela Brochado. La Borda del Títere, as its name suggests, is located in an old country house located in the upper part of the town next to the ruins of the Castle. The hut, which was practically in ruins and uninhabited for more than... « On the need to dream » Annual report of the Secretary General Following the physical and digital meeting of the Executive Committee of UNIMA International, Pilsen, 7-9 June 2022 Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts. Into a thousand parts divide one man, And make imaginary puissance. Think, when we talk of horses, that you see them Printing their proud hoofs i’ th’ receiving earth, For ’tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, Carry them here and there, jumping o’er times, Turning th’ accomplishment of many years Into an hourglass... (Shakespeare, Prologue, Henry V) Image insert: “To Have or Not to Have?”, Tamtam Objektentheater
Photograph by Dasha Knerova This year has been marked...
The 6. German Puppetry Conference It’s on! The 6. German Puppetry Conference is taking place this summer in Northeim: 26 August – 4 September 2022. A week full of workshops, shows and symposium featuring international speakers, artists and teachers. „Puppetry in public“ spaces is our topic for the 2022 conference. We want to exchange ideas, inspire one another and enhance our artistic abilities and scopes. With the pandemic going into its third year public spaces have gained in importance for the puppetry arts. We are putting different angles on puppetry in public spaces and we will enable you to work with and within them.... MONEY MOUSE FROM FREESZFE – puppettheater, action art/performance and object theatre workshop Come and learn about postdramatic performance and puppet theater. In the one week workshop led by Kata Csató, Helga Lázár and Stefanie Oberhoff we use Germany-based methods of the aformentioned art forms. You will learn about theory, and you can also try yourself out in the art forms.
You will see and participate in the making of Money Maus for FREESZFE, a political-action art performance. You will also be abel to make your own, local specific political action. The performance will be performed at the Money Maus Rave Party. This way, you will not only learn about theater and performance,...
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE DIPLOMA IN PUPPET THERAPY 2022 – version in English Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 4th version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy - in english. 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 English...
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE DIPLOMA IN PUPPET THERAPY 2022 - version in Spanish Muñecoterapia Chile is calling all the applicants for the 12th version of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy - in Spanish.
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...
AVIAMA 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...
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... 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 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... 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... UNIMA International: the Co-operation Commission launches a new Crowdfunding campaign to respond to more requests for Emergency Aid Between March and August, UNIMA raised €8,700 euros; these were used to help puppeteers in extreme situations
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For the 4th consecutive year, the AVIAMA commits itself to the puppeteers with the Puppet and Mobility Grants.During the last…

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PUPPETRAINING ITALY

8/09/2022

IN THE NEXT PUPPETRAINING ORGANIZED BY UNIMA’s PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COMMISSION, IT WILL BE ITALY’S TURN! TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022, 4.00…

Directory of puppet schools

1/08/2022

The Professional Training Commission of UNIMA has the project of updating the list of universities, schools and institutions with professional…