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News from UNIMA: Benin

Tomorrow’s puppetry in Africa – A look back at the last two workshops

In May were held the last two workshops of the project ” Tomorrow’s puppetry in Africa “. Second francophone workshop: ” Puppetry and dramaturgies in public space “. The workshop for French-speaking African countries on the theme ” Puppetry and dramaturgy in public space ” was led by Alessandra Amicarelli (Italy) and Athanase Kabré (Burkina […]

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Death of Patrice Alexandre Guèdègbé

Benign - 26/05/2014

Patrice Alexandre Guèdègbé, puppeteer and secretary of UNIMA Benin, nicknamed as Sécurité, passed away. Condolences to his family, puppeteers and young people who learnt to love puppetry thanks to him. Rest in peace Alexandre Sécurité. The funeral will take place in Porto Novo (Bénin), Saturday, May 31. A. KOTONDI Check Amadou President of the Africa Commission.

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