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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

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, … Read entire article »

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

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 … Read entire article »

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

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 … Read entire article »

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UNIMA’s Council in Cuba, by Idoya Otegui

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From the 21st to the 24th of April several meetings were held in Varadero (Cuba): the Executive Committee ones (on the 21st) and the meetings from UNIMA’s Council (the 22nd, 23rd and 24th), while at the same time the 11th International Puppet Festival of Matanzas was taking place. The Executive Committee meeting was attended by all its members but one, the Nigerian Alheri Kotondi Check Amadou, who could not make it —although he already had … Read entire article »

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Extraordinary exhibition on Pulcinella in Tolosa TOPIC

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The 19th of October the exhibition “Routes of Pulcinella” opened its doors without an official opening due to the blow it’s been for all the death of Miguel Arreche a few days ago. An exhibition that the TOPIC of Tolosa has been preparing in parallel to the research project by the person who signs these lines, Toni Rumbau, and which has culminated in the publication of the book “Routes of Pulcinella. Puppets and Cities of … Read entire article »

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Miguel Arreche has died

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News of the death of Miguel Arreche who, together with Idoya Otegui, was the founder of TOPIC in Tolosa and the driving force behind both Topic and the festival Titirijai, has spread rapidly through the puppetry world. A stroke that occurred at lunchtime on 11th October, followed by a second one later the same day while he was in hospital were too much even for Miguel’s stubborn vitality, courage and boundless energy. The funeral will be held in Tolosa, at the … Read entire article »

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Cuba and Tolosa to host the next UNIMA meetings

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We announced a few days ago that, in the voting that took place in Chengdu, Tolosa was the city chosen to host the UNIMA Congress in 2016. However, it was not known until the last day which was the city chosen to hold the Council Meeting, – an event which UNIMA celebrates two years after each Congress -, in 2014. Sofia in Bulgaria, and Matanzas in Cuba were the candidate cities. The option chosen, by … Read entire article »

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San Sebastián-Tolosa elected for the next Congress of UNIMA 2016

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The XXI Congress of UNIMA held in the city of Chengdu in China, just choose the city where the next Congress will be held in 2016. It was a fierce dispute between two cities that offered the best of themselves. On the one hand, the Russian city of Ekaterinburg, located in the center of the Eurasian continent on the border between Europe and Asia. Considered the fourth largest city in Russia, it is an important … Read entire article »

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Tolosa and San Sebastian are candidates for the organization of UNIMA World Congress in 2016

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San Sebastian has been designated as the European Capital of Culture in 2016 by the European Union. Among many other activities, the city wants Puppetry to have a significant presence in the program. This is the reason why the city is competing to host the World Congress of the International Puppetry Association (UNIMA) in 2016, together with Topic from Tolosa and UNIMA’s Spanish Federation. This Congress is organized every 4 years. The designation will be … Read entire article »

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International Museum Day at TOPIC

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As every year since 1977, May 18th is International Museum Day. To celebrate that, International Puppet Centre in Tolosa – TOPIC is today an open house that will continue, from 21.00, with the “white night”. The museum will be open until one o’clock AM, and in the evening musical performances will be playing in different parts of its premises. But that is not all: in addition to visit the museum during the day or have … Read entire article »

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