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Africa - 22/10/2021

ANIMATAZINE, fanzine* dedicated to animated theatre, by Alessandra Amicarelli and Valeria Sacco * Fanzine: a publication created by enthusiasts for other enthusiasts. ANIMATAZINE is the first international fanzine born in Italy dedicated to animated theatre, paper and digital, trilingual (FR IT EN), totally independent. ANIMATAZINE explores animated theatre in its most vital, intense and poetic […]

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UNIMA Meeting in Armenia

Armenia, National Centers - 5/10/2021

On 11th September 2021, UNIMA Armenia organised a first of its kind meeting of puppet theatre professionals in Armenia, attended by the representatives of puppet theatres, individual artists and amateur puppet lovers. The challenges and new opportunities regarding the development of puppetry arts in Armenia were discussed by the participants and a new strategy has […]

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Exhibition “Nemrat Aragoz”

Egypt - 4/10/2021

Under the auspices of the President of the University of Cairo in Egypt.the Faculty of Specific Education at Cairo University, partnership with “UNIMA” Egypt, is organizing the “Nemrat Aragoz” exhibition, idea, supervision and training of Dr. ossama mohamed ali.The exhibition expresses an artistic experience of puppets aimed at preparing and presenting a group of young […]

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Turning the spotlight on training in puppetry arts The Professional Training Commission of UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette) is pleased to present its new project: “Spotlight on Puppetry Arts Training”, which consists of: Meetings to discover the main approaches to teaching the art of puppetry around the world. Presentations and discussions with the heads […]

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Women and Masks: A Transdisciplinary Arts-Research Conference at Boston University

Research - 23/08/2021

Submissions are open for this international, web-based arts-research conference. The mask, interpreted in its broadest sense, is one of the most ubiquitous objects across cultures. Women, a complex and diverse category of people, have specific histories and realities with masks and masquerade. The mask’s powerful and intimate association with the face and the body—as well […]

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Ti’Teres courses in la Puntual (Barcelona), October 2021

Uncategorized - 28/06/2021

Next October LA PUNTUAL organizes 3 very interesting Puppetry Courses for those of you who have not started, as well as for those who are just beginning and also for those who want to improve the manipulation or give a boost to the creation of shows. The courses are based on the technique of glove […]

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MIMMOS 2022 | Open Call until June 30, 2021

In 2022, it will take place the third edition of MIMMOS, an international festival dedicated to puppets, masks and animated objects, to be held in Agualva-Cacém, near Sintra, Portugal and organized by Valdevinos (Cultural Organization), organizer of the 1st ans 2nd edition of MIMMOS – Mostra Internacional de Marionetas, Máscaras e Objetos de Sintra (Sintra […]

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Education, Development and Therapy Commission

Dear puppeteers and friends of puppets all over the world, I would like to draw your attention to the existence and work of the Puppet in Education, Development and Therapy Commission. It is meant for all the researchers and practitioners who research and/or use puppets in education, development and therapy. If you would like to […]

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