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Sogo bò masquerade and puppet theatre

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The Museu da Marioneta of Lisbon is full of peculiar collections. Starting with global marionettes as water puppets from Vietnam or shadow figures from China and Turkey, the visitor is guided into Lusitan’s tradition —from its European roots through old puppeteers until late 20th century renovation and a bit of animated cinema. Also visitor can see some witnesses of Brazilian mamulengos. (You can read this article in Spanish by Toni Rumbau about the Museu da … 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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Ten years of Museum da Marioneta in Lisbon

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It does not happen every day that a museum dedicated to the art of puppetry turns ten. To celebrate this, the director of the Museu da Marionetain Lisbon, Maria Jose Machado Santos, presented a beautiful book bringing together texts, especially witnesses and many images, that gives an idea of ​​the activity been carried out in this time, virtually covering all of the art of puppets. As the director says in her Introduction, the Museum grew from … Read entire article »

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