Israeli government shuts down Palestinian Puppet Theater El-Khakawati, in East Jerusalem

We received from Dadi Pudumjee, President of Unima, the information about the El-Khakawati Theater, the Palestine National Theatre in East Jerusalem, who’s recent children’s puppet and theatre festival has been asked to close by the authorities, due to various reasons.Puppeteers in Israel and others, have signed petitions on the net and letters of support against this action. You can download here the UNIMA letter to all, concerning this specific action. As Dadi Pudumjee said, “UNIMA has and will be always for puppeteers, around the world, both in good and difficult times.Do please forward this letter to all our members...

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