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News from UNIMA: In memoriam

Jacques Félix

- 7/11/2016

Puppeteer, founder of the “compagnie des Petits Comédiens de Chiffon”, founder of Institut international de la marionnette and École Supérieure Nationale des Arts de la Marionnette (ESNAM), he also founded the World Festival of Puppet Théâtres organized now every two years in Charleville-Mézières. He was UNIMA Secretary general (1980-2000). Read the articles and messages

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Sirppa Sivori-Asp

- 7/11/2016

Actress, metteur en scène and artistic director of the Green Apple Puppet Theatre in Helsinki. She was membre of UNIMA since 1972 and president of UNIMA between 1992 and 2000.

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Dezsö Szilàgyi

- 7/11/2016

Director of puppet theatre, playwright and essayist, il managed several UNIMA publications: Figur and Spiel im Puppentheater der Welt (1977), Die Welt des Puppenspiels(1989).

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Hubert Roman

- 7/11/2016

Puppeteer, important actor of theFrenchspeaking section francophone of UNIMA Belgium, Hubert Roman was member of UNIMA Executive Committee during several years.

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Magda Modesto

- 7/11/2016

Woman writer, researcher in animation art and historian of puppet theatre, she was a founding member of ABTB-UNIMA Brazil and member of UNIMA. As director of animation, she presents several shows. She gathered a rich collection of folk puppets, organising in the world several important exhibitions. She was a major figure of the brazilian puppet […]

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