Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


It is with great sadness that we have learned the death of Francis Houtteman, founder of Créa-Théâtre in Tournay (Belgium). This extremely dynamic man was not afraid of getting involved in every way possible in order to incite encounters and questions at all artictic, political and social levels. His various creations have succeeded to stimulate and touch thousand of spectators around the world.


He leaves a great emptiness for his disciples and friends.


Our condolences to his family and et those closest to him.


Jacques Trudeau
Secretary General of UNIMA.



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