Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


The International Association of Puppet-Friendly Cities (AVIAMA) gathers together cities and local governments around the world around puppetry and represents a real network of cooperation and exchange.

Goals of the grants:

The AVIAMA, which helps to forge links amongst the different countries, is particularly sensitive about the matter of mobility (travel and/or reception on site), and the costs of which are often a blockage to the realization of projects.

The nature of the supported project (s) must concern the field of the puppetry arts in different aspects (research, learning, discovery, participation in an event …) and take place primarily in one of the Member cities, without excluding, nevertheless, ‘other cities.

No age requirement; but the Jury will be particularly attentive to requests from students or young professionals.

Conditions to apply


Deadline for sending applications : January, 11, 2021

Send the complete application form to the following email address: contact@aviama.org

A confirmation of receipt will be sent to the candidates

Communication of the project(s) selection and of the allocated amounts: April 15th, 2021