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First World Puppetry Day in Yemen

Yemen - 7/04/2014

The UNIMA representation in Yemen has organized festivities in the Sana’a Culture House, in Sana’a, the capital city, in the presence of the vice-minister for Culture, Dr  Adel Nasser.   First World Puppetry Day in Yemen, this moment has attracted many people and personalities (writers, artists etc.).   This event is also an opportunity to facilitate the foundation of an UNIMA National Centre.

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Publication of 3d UNIMA Portugal Magazine’s issue

Portugal - 7/04/2014

UNIMA  Portugal invites you to discover the third issue of its review. Contents of this issue: An article on the message of World Puppetry Day, The history of Dom Roberto theatre, The puppet museum of Porto, An article on the portugese puppet writtent by the Institut International de la Marionnette (France). To learn more, we invite you to read […]

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Death of Tacettin Diker

Turkey - 7/04/2014

Tacettin Diker, Turkish Karagöz Master, passed away on 31 March in Ä°stanbul. He was one of the founders of UNIMA Turkey and one of the “Living Human Treasures” of Turkey.   He was born in 1923 in Ä°stanbul, Turkey. He begun to be interested in Karagöz and traditional Turkish  theatre from 1930. He performed his first […]

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Project of UNIMA Canada in Cuba

Canada - 4/04/2014

Presented to the AQM General Assembly of members in November 2013, and within the meeting of UNIMA councillors in Matanzas (Cuba, 22-24 April 2014), UNIMA-CANADA (section Quebec-AQM and section Ontario) in partnership with the Mano a Mano workshops and Air Transat, has developed a project to give puppet theatres equipment to 10 Cuban companies.   Each company will receive 250$ of […]

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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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