Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


From 15th of February until 22nd of February 2014, Tehran will celebrate the 13th edition of International Festival of Student’s Puppet Theater.


The festival aims to create a link between the present and future artists of the Little Big World of Puppetry and to break the borders, between different art forms of West and East.


Workshops, exhibitions, performances, and film-theaters are organized. In addition, this festival is the first puppet theater festival being held in the Middle East specifically for students.


The festival takes place in Tehran from February 15th until February 22nd 2014, in 2 sections:
1. Student’s Competition (Only for students)
2. Fringe Section (for anybody who wish to participate)


Closing date for applications has been extended from September 30th to October 15th, 2013.


For more info about participation conditions, please email:

Sepehr Sharifzadeh
International affair’s manager


13th International Festival of Students’ Puppet Theater
Art University of Tehran


Email:  international.ifspt(a)gmail.com
Web:  http://www.ifspt.ir