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Iranian company Yase Tamam co-winner of top award in Warsaw

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The puppet shows ‘The Earth and the Universe’ by Iranian company Yase Tamam, and ‘Louder!’ by Polish artists by Marcin Bartnikowski and Marcin Bikowski shared a top prize at the festival Puppet Is a Human Too, held in Warsaw last month. This is an important international event dedicated to puppet theater and animation movies for adults. The Jury recognizes the work of the companies from around the world in three main categories: best actor on actress, … Read entire article »

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TOT Festival in pictures

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Puppetry and animation theater is a 100% visual art, so we are glad to offer a selection of pictures showing some good moments at the TOT Festival in Barcelona last weekend. We start this first slide show with some some of the street shows, most of them belonging to the off-TOT section. However, it also includes some important moments: the opening show by the Polish company Bialostocki Teatr Lalek, the celebration of the World Puppet … Read entire article »

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Barcelona and the TOT Festival

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It seems that Barcelona wants to catch up after a certain decline in puppetry over recent decades. The TOT Festival opened its doors on Friday 16th March. The TOT Festival is organised by the Pueblo Español (Spanish Village), a tourist attraction and centre, which, since its inception has combined arts, crafts, architecture, and activities for families. The Festival is of a modest size but its artistic director is Jacques Trudeau, General Secretary of UNIMA International, … Read entire article »

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TOT Puppet Festival in Barcelona starts soon

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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. Puppetring.com will give more information about this event in … Read entire article »

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