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CHANGE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN TIMES OF TRANSFORMATION: AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

WHEN? Opening of FIDENA 2024 with a parade through the city and opening performance: 07.05.2024 FIDENA: 07.05.2024 -15.05.2024 International Symposium: 09.05. & 10.05.2024 WHERE? Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, Germany WHAT? During FlDENA, the Deutsches Forum fiir Figurentheater und Puppenspielkunst invites you to an international symposium with the theme “CHANGE – INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN TIMES OF TRANSFORMATION”. Festival […]

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UNIMA Puppetry Collaboratorium: Fostering Peace and Understanding through Puppetry

Above: Closing ceremony of the FLUM Festival and UNIMA PC in Mostar, 2023 Introduction In a world often marked by division and conflict, the art of puppetry has long served as a powerful medium for conveying messages of peace, unity, and mutual understanding. This sentiment was beautifully encapsulated in the recent launch of the UNIMA […]

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UNIMA, an international meeting point at the Charleville-Mézières puppet theatre festival

UNIMA was present at the 2023 World Festival of Puppet Theatres, where the association organised various events enabling members from all over the world to meet around common themes and a convivial drink. A great international meeting place which welcomed nearly 500 people over 4 days. The delegation from Chuncheon, led by UNIMA South Korea […]

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In Memory of Jane Taylor

News, Professional Training - 19/09/2023

It is with great sadness that the Unima International Research Commission acknowledges the passing of Professor Jane Taylor, a renowned South African writer, playwright, cultural critic and academic widely known for her long career in the field of puppetry and object performance and critique. Jane was a member of the Research Commission until 2022. She […]

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