Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO

News from UNIMA: Switzerland

8th Aargau’s award of sponsorship for a young puppet theatre company

Switzerland - 17/07/2017

In 2018, at the 13th Figura Theaterfestival in Baden, Switzerland, the Cantonal Council of Aargau will award the «Grünschnabel» Prize. This is worth 10’000 Swiss Francs and will go to a young theatre company starting out on its professional career working in an original way with puppets, objects and figures. Participation in the «Greenhorn» competition is subject to the following conditions: • […]

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Death of Gustav Gysin

Switzerland - 22/09/2015

We are very affected to inform you about the death of Gustav Gysin, from UNIMA Switzerland, on August 28th, 2015. Gustav Gysin was tirelessly involved for the puppet theatre in Switzerland and to promote the Switch puppeteers at international level. Editor in Chief of the specialized review “Figura” for many years, he worked a lot […]

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