Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


The exhibition People and Puppets: UNIMA, believing and creating a common future for puppetry art (1929-2019) arrives in Italy as a unique stage of its route, after the big tour all over Europe.

Ortoteatro, as co-producer of the exhibition with UNIMA, TOPIC, the city of Charleville-Mézières and its Museum of the Ardennes, EGEAC – Museum of Lisbon, is proud to host it from 29th of January until the 1st of March in the cultural centre Aldo Moro in Cordenons and then from the 18th of March to the 10th of April in the ex-Convent of San Francesco in Pordenone.

It is an irresistible call for all Italian puppet lovers and the European ones.

During the exhibition many activities will be organized such as guided tours, morning performances, conferences, workshops for students and teachers. You can find the program and every information following this link to Ortoteatro’s website.

During the second part of the exhibition in Pordenone another moment of celebration will come with the MAGICABURA! festival will take place from 1st to 3th of April.

The festival will host every day different performances with companies from all over Italy and special moments dedicated to interviews and talks with actors and guests.