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Africa Commission

Objectives

The objectives of the Africa Commission are:

  • To establish new UNIMA Centres (Congo, Ghana, Nigeria, . . .);
  • To revitalize the existing centres;
  • To organize the “caravane de la marionnette africaine” or caravan of African puppetry (a travelling festival to countries throughout Africa);
  • To promote the heritage and history of African puppetry;
  • To engage in the protection of the different types of puppetry in Africa which are endangered;
  • To encourage the transmission and training of puppetry in Africa;
  • To revitalize links of cooperation between countries and continents.

Last news of the Commission

Close of the meeting of the African UNIMA centres

Africa - 11/03/2016

The two days of meeting of the Centres of UNIMA (International Union of the Marionette), section Africa, made possible interesting and constructive exchanges. The presidents of the different centres was able to reflect together on the strategy to put in place for the four coming years for the UNIMA Commission Africa. Also, they discussed concerning […]

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Two days of discussion amongst the African UNIMAs

Africa - 7/03/2016

The National Centres of UNIMA (International Union of the Marionette), section Africa, started, today, on March 6th, 2016, in Abidjan, a meeting that would be held during 2 days, in the frame of the MASA (African Market of Arts and Performance). The delegate general of the MASA, the International UNIMA secretary general, the president of […]

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