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Anniversary of British UNIMA

Great Britain - 13/09/2013

The British National Centre of UNIMA celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2013. British UNIMA started on a high with the 1963 UNIMA Presidium (Executive committee) meeting in London and the first major international puppet festival in the UK.   Active Centre since its foundation, several members were member of the Executive Committee, British UNIMA works to […]

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World Puppetry Day

Secretary General - 13/09/2013

UNIMA is happy to present the message for UNIMA World Puppetry Day 2013. We invited this year a famous Italian musician, Maestro Roberto De Simóne, who is also author, director and eminent specialist of the Neapolitan tradition of Guarratelle and Pulcinella. Message General Secratary > Read the previous messages

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Poster of Council in Cuba unveiled

Cuba, Secretary General - 13/09/2013

The poster of the next UNIMA Council  has been presented. Its reminds that the next UNIMA Council will take place in Cuba in April 2014. Furthermore, the Executive Committee meeting will be organized a the the end of 2013, in November in Bakou (Azerbaijan).   These two important events of the UNIMA life will be connected with international puppet theatre festivals.

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Letter of UNIMA President and Secretary General

Secretary General - 13/09/2013

UNIMA sometimes receives information and support requests from people, countries and festivals that live some obstacles or importants difficulties. The El-Khakawati Theater, the Palestine National Theatre in East Jérusalem has been asked to close the Festival by the authorities, due to various reasons.   Puppeteers in Israel and from other countries have signed petitions in internet and letters of support against this […]

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International Day of Peace

Secretary General - 13/09/2013

During the le Festival mondial des théâtres de marionnettes de Charleville-Mézières, UNIMA takes part in the World Puppetry Day and wlecomes the awards ceremony of a video competition organised by the group called “Puppets get involved for peace”.   This international concours was called “Puppets get involved for peace“. The best ones will be awarded.   Several videos will be presented.   To […]

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Sortie d’un nouvel ouvrage sur la marionnette et éducation

Notices - 5/09/2013

Nous vous invitons à découvrir la parution du livre en grec Théâtre de marionnette dans l’éducation – Éducation dans le Théâtre de marionnette écrit par la Professeure Antigóni PAROàšSI, en charge du département marionnette à l’Université d’Athènes. Nous vous proposons de lire un  court descriptif et le sommaire, en anglais, de cette publication. Belle découverte à vous […]

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UNIMA in the World Festival of Puppets Theatres

Secretary General - 3/09/2013

  Like each year of World Festival of Puppets Theatres, UNIMA will be present like THEMAA, French UNIMA Centre. Saturday, September 21th, presentation of audiovisual database   2013 is a special year. UNIMA presents several of their importany projects on Saturday, September 21th in the auditorium, Museum of Ardenne, place Ducale :   9h30 : broadcast of a teaser illustrating the audiovisual database project producted in partnership with the Spanish company Etcetera. 13h30 : […]

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A new UNIMA representation in Asia

Secretary General - 2/09/2013

Jacques Trudeau, secretary general, after his stay in this country son séjour dans ce pays, has appointed in May 2013, an UNIMA Representative  in Cambodia. It’s M. Kompheak PHOEUNG (email: kompheak1(at)yahoo.com ) in Phnom Penh.   According the statutes, a Representative must develop links between puppeteers in his country with the aim of creating an UNIMA national centre and to maintain a permanent […]

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20 years of THEMAA!

France - 25/07/2013

Founded after the merger of the “Centre National de la Marionnette” (CNM) and UNIMA France in 1993, THEMAA will celebrate its 20th anniversay during its General Assembly in France (Marne, France). THEMAA is welcomed by “Orbis Pictus”, festival of experimental and brief forms. Several meetings and discussions are offered. The General Assembly will be organized Frida, May 17. Saturday, May 18, […]

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