Union Internationale de la Marionnette

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After the success of a first edition, the Backstreet Festival is back in 2014, this year, under the slogan “The Joy Project”, taking place in different venues during one week from October 16-22nd, 2014 in Alexandria, Egypt.
The call is open for theatre troupes from the Euro-Mediterranean region and is targeting the following types of performances: Musical and Improvisational theatre, Street performances, Installations, Multimedia performances, Puppet theatre, Comedy, Clowning, Pantomime.

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The Backstreet Festival is organised by the International Association for Creation and Training (I-act), founded in 2004 by the Egyptian theatre director and playwright Mahmoud Aboudoma.