Author: Puppetring

News from the Unima Congress 2016 in Tolosa / San Sebastián, Spain: Dadi Pudumjee, President, and Idoya Otegui, new General Secretary. Bali, Indonesia, wins the Unima Congress 2020

The Unima 2016 Congress, being carried out these days in Tolosa and San Sebastián, with the World Puppet Festival that accompanies it, has already voted their new directive: Dadi Pudumjee as President and Idoya Otegui as Secretary General. Members of the Executive Committee are: President Dadi Pudumjee – INDIA; General Secretary – Idoya Otegui; Treasurer: Lucile Bodson – France; 1st Vice – Manuel Moran – USA; 2nd Vice President – Karen Smith – USA. Idoya Otegui, new General Secretary. The shows are happening throughout the week as well as the regional nights, in which each region of Spain or...

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Le 22ème Congrès de l’UNIMA à Tolosa / San Sebastián. Calendrier et programme (French and English)

L’un des événements marionnettistes les plus importants dans le monde, le Congrès de l’UNIMA i LE FESTIVAL MONDIAL DE LA MARIONNETTE qui l’accompagne, sont sur le point de commencer le 28 mai prochain à Tolosa et San Sebastian, en Espagne, deux villes qui se sont partagés les actes. Le Congrès commence le lundi 30 Mai et finit le vendredi 3 Juin, tandis que le Festival Mondial de Marionnettes aura lieu du samedi 28 Mai au dimanche 5 Juin. Nous rappelons également que le Symposium sur le sujet de ‘la Machine Royale (La Máquina Real) et les Théâtres de Marionnettes...

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SYMPOSIUM INTERNATIONAL à San Sebastián, en Espagne, pendant le Congrès d’Unima 2016

Avec le titre ‘LA MÁQUINA REAL ET LE THÉÂTRE DE MARIONNETTES DE REPERTOIRE EN EUROPE ET AMÉRIQUE’, aura lieu ce très intéressant symposium le samedi 28 et le dimanche 29 mai, pendant le Festival Mondial 2016 à San Sebastián (du 28 mai au 5 juin), et juste avant le début du Congrès de l’Unima Internationale (jours 30, 31 mai et 1, 2 et 3 juin). Le symposium va se faire au Palacio de Miramar à San Sebastián, un magnifique bâtiment historique avec l’une des meilleurs et plus spectaculaires vues de la ville, construit en 1889 par l’architecte anglais Seldeen...

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The Alphabet of the Shadows, workshop by Fabrizio Montecchi, Gioco Vita

Atelier della Luna presents this year, in Santes Creus (near Barcelona, Spain), an exceptional course of shadow theater, taught by Grand Master Fabrizio Montecchi, with the title of the Alphabet of the shadows. The workshop proposes a ramble to discover the contemporary shadow puppetry, a language thoroughly theatrical with enormous expressive and communicative possibilities.. Shadow image by Fabrizio Montecchi. The structure of the workshop is as follows: The Shadow | The first part, divided into practical sessions, stimulates a personal focus on the shadow.Essential to our perceptive dimension, omnipresent in our experience of the senses, the shadow  takes part...

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‘Je Suis Punch!’, by Gary Friedman, in the World Puppetry Day 2016

We publish the text and video by the filmmaker and puppeteer Gary Friedman, from Australia, regarding the World Puppet Day, and refers to the subject of the puppeteers arrested in Madrid. Gary Friedman, born in South Africa but living for years in Australia, is making a documentary about puppets and politics, for which he has traveled the world collecting testimonies and images about it. Gary Friedman en Barcelona. Foto T.R. ‘Je Suis Punch!’ is a special dedication to the freedom of expression in our world and the two young Spanish puppeteers, Alfónso Lázaro de la Torre and Raul García...

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