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UNIMA Council 2018, Bochum, 1st Day

Secretary General - 14/05/2018

A short report of the first day of the council. Kind host of UNIMA Council Meeting Annette Dabs, artistic director of Fidena Festival, greeted participants of the Council Meeting and emphasized the importance of international organizations like UNIMA. Dadi Pudumjee, president of UNIMA, after thanking secretary general Idoya Otegui and treasurer Lucile Bodson for their […]

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Fourth issue of La Hoja del Titiritero

Three Americas - 2/05/2018

Extremely pleased about the enthusiasm aroused by the first editions, the Commission of the three Americas is happy to offer the fourth issue of La Hoja del Titiritero. It affirms its commitment to continue offering a platform of exchange, analysis and promotion to the puppetre Art of the three Americas. Read La Hoja del Titiritero […]

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Masterclass Modern Shadowtheatre by Fabrizio Montecchi

Netherlands - 24/04/2018

Droomtheater in collaboration with NVP-UNIMA Netherlands will organize a Masterclass Modern Shadow Theater from 4 – 8 June 2018 in Rotterdam. The Masterclass professor is Italian modern shadow theater player and director Fabrizio Montecchi from Teatro Gioco Vita from Piacenza. Modern shadow theater is characterized by the release of the almost fixed connection between screen, […]

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“Espai Animacions”, Puppetry Initiatives Center

Spain - 23/04/2018

The firm commitment of the Rocamora Teatre company to create the “Espai Animacions” in its headquarters in Calders (El Moianès district, in the province of Barcelona), it is consolidating. With much effort and tenacity, Carles Cañellas and Susanna Rodríguez, the two members of the company, are taking active steps to achieve that “Espai Animacions” will […]

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The 12th promotion of Esnam (2018-2021) is unveiled

France, Notices - 13/04/2018

The National School of Puppetry Arts (ESNAM) is preparing to host its 12th promotion (2018-2021). It will begin its course in October 2018 while the 11th promotion will start its third year (2016-2019). ESNAM, which has just celebrated its 30th anniversary, will therefore host two promotions simultaneously for the second time. They will return to […]

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A new book on contemporary puppets of the 21st century

Books - 3/04/2018

The Arlyn Award for Outstanding Design in Puppet Theatre is sponsoring a new book of photographs of contemporary puppets. “The (early) 21st Century Puppet” will be an album of puppet portraits – studies of the artistic and sculptural qualities of today’s puppets. “It has been some years since the last photographic collection was published,” says […]

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Puppet show by The Other School 

WPD 2018 - 30/03/2018

The Other School, which is an after-school program based in Goa, marked the day with a show for kids at The Moving School, which caters to the children of migrant labourers in India. The kids were so enthused that they came up with some impromptu puppets of their own! https://www.facebook.com/theotherschoolsiolim/photos/?tab=album&album_id=222636861815143

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