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Announcement: 24th UNIMA Congress in South Korea

News, Notices, South Korea - 16/07/2024

24th UNIMA Congress, South Korea Dates: May 26 – 30, 2025 Location: Chuncheon, South Korea We are excited to announce that the 24th UNIMA Congress will take place in Chuncheon, South Korea from May 26 to 30, 2025. This event is part of a grand Chuncheon Puppet Festival associated with the Congress, running from May […]

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Iran’s Dramatic Arts Center Announces Four Major International Theatre Festivals

The Dramatic Arts Center of Iran is pleased to announce details of four prominent international theatre festivals scheduled as follows (click on links for more information): The 17th Mariwan Street International Theatre Festival (October 11th to 15th, 2024) (Outdoor performances only) The 29th Children & Youth International Theatre Festival (November 1st to 7th, 2024) The […]

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Clément Peretjatko Awarded 2024 Prix Michael Meschke for Puppetry Arts

Europe, France, News, Notices, Sweden - 14/07/2024

French theatre director and puppeteer Clément Peretjatko has been awarded the 2024 international “Prix Michael Meschke for the preservation and renewal of puppetry arts.” Peretjatko graduated from ESNAM of Charleville-Mézières (National Superior School of Puppetry Arts), where Meschke was one of his teachers. He is also President of the UNIMA Europe Commission. (Union Internationale de […]

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Puppet Therapy Barcelona calls for applications to the 11th edition of its International Online Course in Puppet Therapy. This Online Course, created in 2017, is designed for and focuses on the use of puppets and objects in the expressive and therapeutic dimension: to rescue memory and learnt hopelessness. The Puppet Therapy course invites you to be part […]

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A heartfelt video and message from UNIMA Brazil

Dear friends and colleagues, Please find below a link to a video made about the tragedy in southern Brazil. We are continuing our fundraising campaign for humanitarian aid for the artists who lost their spaces, materials and equipment and need all kinds of support. Financial contributions can be made through the paypal account:  contatoaprtb@gmail.com. Video […]

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ESNAM Celebrates Graduates and Announces Special Participation in Temps D’

France, News, Notices - 4/07/2024

ESNAM CELEBRATES ITS NEW GRADUATES AND ANNOUNCES SPECIAL PARTICIPATION IN TEMPS D’ On 27 June 2024, the 16 students in ESNAM’s 13th graduating class (2021-2024) were unanimously awarded the Diplôme National Supérieur Professionnel de Comédien (DNSPC), specialising in puppeteering. They are now young professionals. With 9 performances and nearly 800 admissions over three days, the […]

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