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Last updated: 28-09-2023

RéciDives, festival de théâtre de marionnettes et formes animées

RéciDives, festival de théâtre de marionnettes et formes animées
Le Beffroi, rue de l'avenir
14160  Dives-sur-Mer




Founded in 1986, the RéciDives festival presents the diversity of puppet aesthetics through shows and exhibitions featuring actors, puppets, objects, moving materials, animated shadows, projected images, live drawing or painting, technologies digital media and music, aimed at all audiences, children and adults.

On a human scale, the RéciDives festival returns every year for 4 days in July in Dives-sur-Mer and presents around twenty shows, indoors and in the public space, as well as one or two exhibitions.
Alongside the artistic proposals, the public is invited to meet the artists, to spend festive moments in music, to participate in workshops, and sometimes, depending on the editions, in artistic creations.

In 2023, the 37th edition welcomed 10,670 spectators, including 3,170 indoors.
A little overview in 2 minutes here: