Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO

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UNIMA Belarus

Date of creation: 1996

Brest Puppet Theatre 56, Lenina str.
224030  BREST  Belarus



Brief history
Founded in 1996, the Belarussian UNIMA Centre is currently located in the head office of the “Brest Puppet Theater” company.

Important projects and achievements
The Centre promotes the puppetry arts among people, companies, institutions and organizations. It organizes festivals, exhibitions, conferences, joint activities, maintains relations with professional associations, strengthens liaison with other countries and international organizations, participates in international events organized under the auspices of UNIMA. Each year it awards the Anatoly Lelyavskaga Prize created in 1997, named after a director and professor of Belarussian puppet theatre, for professional theatre productions and important contributions to the development of puppetry.