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UNIMA Egypt

Date of creation: September 2011

Elshek Zaed Gate 2 Hadaek al Mohandessen 210 3 - 6 of October
CAIRO  Egypt

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Presentation

Brief history
The national centre is very new and its activities are not yet clearly defined. There is a long tradition of puppetry in Egypt: it is possible to find its origins in Ancient Egypt. Walid Badr is the current President of UNIMA Egypt.
Important projects and achievements
UNIMA Egypt has the ambition to promote Egyptian puppet theatre and the puppetry arts in its own country.

Upcoming events

Last news of the UNIMA Center

Dr. Nagy Shaker died at 86

Egypt - 12/09/2018

With sincere sadness and sorrow, Unima Egypt is mourning, the great artist and the creator of joy and creativity, the great Dr. Nagy Shaker. And offer sincere condolences to the family of the Faculty of Fine Arts Helwan University and the Egyptian and Arab plastic movement and Egyptian cinema and all the puppet artists and the […]

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Second Annual Puppets Exhibition Egypt 2016

Egypt - 23/10/2016

From 23 to 31 December 2016 will be held in Cairo the second national exhibition of puppets organized by the UNIMA National Center of Egypt, under the patronage and support of the director Khaled Galal, artist responsible for the cultural production sector, and in partnership with the Theatre House Technique – National Theatre Cairo puppet; […]

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First Egyptian puppet exhibition

Egypt - 8/11/2015

An enchanting gathering of puppets and dolls was presented at Al-Hanager exhibition room until Wednesday November 4th, 2015, as part of the third Arab Forum for Puppet Arts and Shadow Theatres. This first exhibition regarding the Egyptian puppet was organized in collaboration with UNIMA-Egypt, Cairo Puppet Theatre and the Arab Theatre Institute. The idea was […]

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