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The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Orteke of the Kazakhs

Heritage Preservation - 3/02/2023

Kazakhstan – Orteke, an indigenous Kazakh performing art, was inscribed on UNESCO’s list of humanity’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. This was accomplished at the seventeenth session to safeguard our heritages, held in Morocco 28th November to 3rd December 2022. “This performance, fascinating for its simplicity, is enjoyed by children and adults alike. It is primarily transmitted […]

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UNIMA showcase at the Charleville-Mézières festival, 2023

UNIMA creates links and often more than links, founding stories for places. All UNIMA meetings create this value of friendship and vision. Charleville-Mézières is a commendable example of a reciprocal friendship that creates tools to support enthusiasm and desire, but also to develop values that are essential to all humanity. From a subsidiary art relegated […]

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Muñecoterapia Chile invites applicants to the 6th edition of its International Online Diploma in Puppet Therapy. Call and organisation: Muñecoterapia Chile & Puppets in Transit Sponsor: UNIMA Education, Development and Therapy Commission This Online Diploma is designed and focused on the use of puppets and objects in the expressive and therapeutic dimension; to rescue memory […]

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Turning the spotlight on training in the puppet arts 18 November 2022 – 14:00 (2pm), CET Fedelis Kyalo / Dr. Tom Odhiambo / Phylemon Odhiambo Okoth Join the Zoom session: ID: 819 6299 9228 Access: 616746 View it live on Facebook here.

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Tomorrow’s puppetry in Africa, call for applications open!

A training cycle for the puppetry artists of the African continent. UNIMA international, its commissions Africa and Professional Training, in collaboration with the National Centres of UNIMA in Tunisia, Kenya, Togo, South Africa, Burkina Faso and the representative in Uganda, launch together a training cycle in 2023 for puppetry artists of the African continent on […]

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Puppet Perspectives – an online conversation

November 19 2022, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm MST Free Puppet Perspectives – online conversation Is it time for the nonhuman voice to be heard? Sentience is in question. Personhood is at issue. Anthropocentrism is challenged. WP Puppet Theatre’s Festival of Ideas explores the power of puppetry, as applied in areas of social justice, community issues and cultural […]

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