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What is World Puppetry Day?
Launched in 2003 by UNIMA, the World Puppetry Day is both a real tool for the promotion of puppetry arts and a project to bring puppet enthusiasts together.
On this day, we seeks to remind people of the world to protect the art, culture, and history of the puppet arts, including:
- the maintenance and the safeguard of the traditions and, in parallel, the renewal of the art of puppetry
- the use of puppetry as a means of ethical and aesthetic education
World Puppetry Day is now celebrated all over the world through its National Centres and their members.
It is the occasion to collectively, and as widely as possible, carry the diversity of the puppet arts today!
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