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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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Michael Meschke honored by the swedish king

Sweden - 13/07/2017

In sweden, Michael Meschke was honored by the king during a ceremony at the Royal Palace of Stockholm where he received the Kings Medal for meritorious services as a theatre manager. The King’s Medal was instituted around 1814, and is awarded to Swedish and foreign citizens for exceptional contributions. Read more…

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Call for English study on Chinese puppetry

China, Research - 12/07/2017

On behalf of Guangxi Normal University Publishing Group, the plan to translate a monograph from English to Chinese, on Chinese puppetry, is the first translating and publishing co-project with the China Puppeteer Training Basement International project (Beijing). This translated book will be published next year, as one of a series in Sinology Abroad. After being approved by […]

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News from the Research commission

Research - 4/07/2017

There will be a pilot meeting of a new puppetry and object theatre research working group affiliated to the UNIMA Research Commission. This will be held within the IFTR conference tuesday 11th july at the University of Sao Paulo – 2 to 4pm. For more information please email research@unima.org. The Broken Puppet:a symposium on puppetry, disability and […]

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Directory of research stakeholders

Research - 29/06/2017

Since 2012, the Research and Documentation Centre of the Institut International de la Marionnette has implemented some tools designed to encourage research on puppetry and object theatre whatever the discipline may be: performing arts, anthropology, archeology, history, literature, visual arts, new technologies, philosophy, psychoanalysis and therapies, economics, physics, chemistry, etc. One of these tools aims […]

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Sutradhar n° 7

India - 14/06/2017

UNIMA is glad inviting you to discover the latest issue, # 7 of May 2017, of Sutradhar, the review of UNIMA India. This issue contains a set of very interesting articles, largely dedicated to the Fifth Master Class organised by Unima India, held in Jawahar Kala Kendra – Jaipur. Read the #7 of Sutradhar  

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Festival of Avignon 2017

France - 12/05/2017

THEMAA, the French center of UNIMA, will be present at the Avignon Festival and, in a supplement of its magazin Manip, lists all the puppet shows present during the festival. THEMAA therefore invites all companies offering a puppet show (in all its forms) to the Avignon Festival to contact them.

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Market for African Performing Arts

Ivory Coast, Notices - 11/05/2017

On the occasion of its 10th edition, to be held from 10 to 17 March 2018, in Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Bouaké, Korhogo and Yamoussoukro, the Market for African Performing Arts (MASA) launches a specific call for applications directed to artists and groups in the disciplines known as street arts or arts in the public space: […]

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