Author: Toni Rumbau

TOT Puppet Festival in Barcelona starts soon

The TOT Festival de Titelles i de Teatre d’Objectes, organised by Poble Espanyol (the Spanish Village, Barcelona), will be held from 16th to 25th March. In the programme are a number of shows and related activities, such as an international course on “physical comedy” by Hilary Chaplain and various professional meetings. Furthermore, the festival coincides with World Puppet Day; Joan Baixas will read a text written especially for this day. will give more information about this event in the near future. Meanwhile, we consider it important to announce that companies will be featured from many countries —Poland (The Pole, by...

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Upcoming 21st UNIMA Congress in Chengdu, China

From 27th May to 3rd June 2012, the twenty-first UNIMA Congress will be held in the city of Chengdu, in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, at the same time as a World Puppetry Festival. The International Union of Puppetry, UNIMA, founded in Prague in 1929, is a non-governmental organisation affiliated to Unesco, represented in virtually every country in the world. Its headquarters is currently in the French town of Charleville-Mézières. During the Congress, as well as the election of a new board, and other issues concerning the organization, there will be constant meetings between puppeteers from around the world, panel...

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