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Esposizione a Lisbona, luglio 2014

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Tutto è nato nel 2010 quando al burattinaio catalano Toni Rumbau viene in mente di scrivere il libro “Rutas de Polichinela, Títeres y Ciudades de Europa”, attraverso il quale egli descrive le città europee dove Pulcinella, partendo da Napoli, ha lasciato un segno tangibile e i luoghi in cui è stato adottato un burattino ad esso ispirato e dai nomi diversificati: Punch, Polichinelle, Kasper, Dom Roberto, Don Cristóbal … . Quella del libro è stata … Read entire article »

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Portuguese puppets (Robertos) and European traditions together in Lisbon

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On 3rd July, the exhibition The Pulcinela Trails (Rotas de Polichinelo) opened to great pomp and circumstance at the Puppet Museum in Lisbon. This event however was more than a mere inauguration as when the doors of the chapel, where the items are displayed, opened, the cloister of the Convento das Bernardas was the stage of a joyful and effusive encounter of all the puppeteers that today represent Dom Robertos in Portugal (only João Costa … Read entire article »

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May, the month of puppets in Lisbon

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FIMFA Lx14 starts today in Lisbon, Portugal, with a program full of must-see companies (click here). This festival, organized by A Tarumba, is an auhentic showcase of contemporary trends in scenic arts. In fact, Rute Ribeiro and Luis Vieira, artistic directors, define FIMFA as a festival of ‘animated forms’. The variety of formats and the mix of disciplines witness the force of the modern puppetry and the rule it can play in big cities cultural … Read entire article »

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The Museu da Marioneta de Lisboa

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When one goes to the festival FIMFA in Lisbon, it is always a pleasure to visit the Museu da Marioneta (Puppet Museum,Lisbon, located in the Convento das Bernardas, which is runned by Maria José Machado Santos with her talented team composed mostly by women), and visit the rooms where there are different collections exposed. The visit  begins with the shadows and puppets of Asia and the Far East, it continues with a sample of European traditions, stops at … Read entire article »

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Projecto Funicular – Workshop with Agnès Limbos and Nicole Mossoux in Lisbon

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Project  Funicular that Lisbon A Tarumba company done year after year, consists of a program of courses and workshops by the best artists of the genre. This year they present, coinciding with the festival FIMFA 2013, a training workshop on Puppet Theatre under the title “The Body versus Object”, directed by Agnès Limbos and Nicole Mossoux . Two great artists meet to pool their knowledge in a unique workshop on how to use the body … Read entire article »

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Lisbon: new puppet museum APP for Smartphones and tablets

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Did you ever think of having a museum right in the palm of your hand? Well, it seems to be impossible but that’s what is intended by this new mobile application developed by the Lisbon Museu da Marioneta with Samsung support. It is a program supported by Android and iOS systems for tablets and smartphones and it is available in portuguese or english. Using this app, knowing Museu da Marioneta and its collection of puppets … Read entire article »

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Shadows: workshop in Lisbon with Fabrizio Montecchi

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From 22 to 26 October 2012 will take place in Lisbon a workshop by the renowned italian shadowplayer Fabrizio Montecchi from Teatro Gioco Vita company, within the Funicular Project that for years organized the CAMa (Centre de Artes da Marioneta) and A Tarumba company, organizer of the Lisbon Festival FIMFA. The workshop is a collaboration with the Teatro Nacional D.Maria II, and with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in Lisbon. To learn more about … Read entire article »

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Museu da Marioneta de Lisboa’s special program

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On the occasion of International Museum Day, the Museu da Marioneta at the charming Convento das Bernardas, in Lisbon city center, will be open from today on to a variety of family activities. To raise awareness of its collections, ranging historical pieces of Portuguese traditional puppeteers, puppets from animated films or ritual origins of African masks, all the actions will extend throughout the weekend. The game Enigmas starts the program this morning and will be … Read entire article »

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Astonishing small (experimental) format in Lisbon

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At FIMFA Lx – Festival Internacional de Marionetas e Formas Animadas de Lisboa, Portugal, small format shows are performed in such appropriate places involving A Tarumba’s neighbours. This is how directors Luis Vieira and Rute Ribeiro make a network in their local area as an alternative choice for weekdays during the Festival. For two days, we could see a selection of four short shows (25 minutes maximum) in places for 15-20 people. After that, a … Read entire article »

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Puppets in Film exhibition, Museu da Marioneta, Lisbon

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Lisbon’s Museu da Marioneta, in conjunction with the Festival of Animated Film MONSTRA also from Lisbon, presents an unusual exhibition of films produced in the DEFA studios of East Germany. Specifically, reference is made to eleven titles, each occupying an exhibition showcase where some of the puppets used form  their own stage picture. The DEFA Studio for Animation Films in Dresden, Germany released about 1,500 animated films in all classic animation techniques during its existence from 1955 … Read entire article »

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