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News from UNIMA: China

Call for English study on Chinese puppetry

China, Research - 12/07/2017

On behalf of Guangxi Normal University Publishing Group, the plan to translate a monograph from English to Chinese, on Chinese puppetry, is the first translating and publishing co-project with the China Puppeteer Training Basement International project (Beijing). This translated book will be published next year, as one of a series in Sinology Abroad. After being approved by […]

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World Puppetry Day in China

China - 4/04/2014

UNIMA China and China Puppetry and Shadow Arts Association called on membership units in 26 provinces, cities and autonomous regions to organize a grand celebration show for the World Puppetry Day on March 21 in each region. Puppetry troupes and companies in Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Shanghai, Yangzhou, Tianjin, Nanchong, Chengdu, Zizhong, Haining, Harbin, Wuhan, Shaanxi, […]

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Death of LI Yuchao

China - 3/04/2014

It’s with sadness that UNIMA has learned the death of the former Secretary General of UNIMA China, LI Yuchao. A passionate advocate for the puppetry art in China, former director of China Guangdong Puppet Troupe and former deputy chairman of China Shadow Play Art Institute, he passed away on 2 April 2014. The General Secretary expresses its sincere condoleances to […]

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Asia-Pacific International Puppetry Festival

China - 25/10/2013

  Co-organiser of the event and helped by the Asia-Pacific commission of UNIMA, the chinese national centre invites the companies and lecturers to apply for the First Asia-Pacific International Puppetry Festival organized in Nanchong (China) from 1 to 7 June 2014. This festival is opened to compagnies from all around the world. Please, find below the letters of invitations and the application forms to send before 31 October […]

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