Union Internationale de la Marionnette

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Last updated: 31-01-2023


Department of theatre arts. College of Fine Arts, University of Baghdad


The national centre of Iraq affiliated with UNIMA is concerned with spreading the culture of puppet arts in Iraq, and seeks to activate the cultural movement in this field in the areas of theatre, cinema, television and research through holding workshops, training courses and educational seminars. This includes scientific conferences, holding theatrical festivals and other specialised activities. It is also interested in supporting its members who are specialists and amateurs in this field, away from any racial, religious or political discrimination, as well as extending bridges of cooperation with the provinces inside Iraq and the active regional centres in the field of puppet arts.

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8th Annual Alhusayni Alsagheer International Festival of Childrens Theatre

Iraq - 9/11/2023

Held on 2nd to 8th March 2024 in Karbala city, Iraq, the Alhusayni Alsagheer International Festival of Children’s Theatre is calling for local and international troupes to participate. Applications end this 30th November. More details, terms and conditions, and the application form are available here. (https://www.alhusseini-alsagher.org/8/indexe.php?fbclid=IwAR3qaxUXe-XY_H5EWP4IBvxMkDZBkmm9Tn7dCyo0Q1AW8CyB0izud8tHlIU)

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