Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO

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Last updated: 21-01-2020

UNIMA Sweden – UNIMA Sverige

Date of creation: 1969

Box 161 96
SE-103 24  STOCKHOLM  Sweden

+46 8 506 20 359



Brief history
Founded in 1991, UNIMA Sweden is a non-profit making association addressed to all who are interested in puppet theatre: amateurs, professionals, organizers or spectator.

Important projects and achievements
UNIMA Sweden, on its own or in co-operation with others, arranges for foreign puppet theatres to perform in Sweden, thus providing the opportunity for members to develop contacts with international artists. UNIMA Sweden aspires to spread interest in puppet theatre through exhibitions and information with, for example, lectures and demonstrations.

Upcoming events

Last news of the UNIMA Center

Puppet Saturday Lecture Series: Inclusive Puppetry with Dr. Kateryna Lukianenko

Join UNIMA Ukraine & UNIMA Nordic on 17. February, 2024 at 14:00 CET for the third Puppet Saturday Lecture Series event.  Dr. Kateryna Lukianenko will present on the Ukrainian theatre project The Sixth Sense. The Sixth Sense is an inclusive theatre research project for audiences with visual impairments. It explores a sensory theater format to develop […]

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Nordic Puppetry Supports Ukraine Puppeteers

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden - 15/09/2022

“Due to the war in Ukraine, we are a group of theatre people in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland who have joined forces to initiate initiatives to help our colleagues in Ukraine. We are a collaboration between freelance theatre people and Unima in the Nordics, and we are all deeply appalled by the brutality […]

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Michael Meschke honored by the swedish king

Sweden - 13/07/2017

In sweden, Michael Meschke was honored by the king during a ceremony at the Royal Palace of Stockholm where he received the Kings Medal for meritorious services as a theatre manager. The King’s Medal was instituted around 1814, and is awarded to Swedish and foreign citizens for exceptional contributions. Read more…

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