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Barcelona, a string-puppetry capital

Barcelona, a string-puppetry capital

In recent years Barcelona has become a veritable String Capital, not the most important in Europe, of course, but of growing significance in terms of the number of highly prestigious string puppeteers who live in the city, as well as of young professionals who are starting out in this branch of puppetry. This is apparent in international festivals of the genre, which increasingly feature artists from Barcelona [1]. Harry V. Tozer and his skeleton marionette. We have … Read entire article »

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Catalonia – puppets, a national heritage

Catalonia – puppets, a national heritage

This article – written in collaboration with UNIMA Catalonia – aims to create an initial, general outline of what could be considered as the Puppetry Heritage of Catalonia. This first approach to a rich and complex subject will be expanded as new material on the subject reaches us. If our point of departure is the concept of heritage, and if we take the word in the sense of an inheritance from our predecessors, then our … Read entire article »

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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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International Message from Behrooz Gharibpour for the World Puppetry Day 2015

International Message from Behrooz Gharibpour for the World Puppetry Day 2015

I was ten years old when I saw my first traditional puppet show. I was ten years old when I fell in lovewith “Mubarak”, a love which has lasted through more than half a century and still occupies my whole mind and being. I was twenty years old when compelled by this love, I searched every alley and street of Tehran tofind the old, weary and worn out performers, and bring them back to life … Read entire article »

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Idoya Otegui visits Japan, in preparation for the UNIMA Congress and World Festival 2016

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Idoya Otegui, director of the Tolosa International Puppet Centre (TOPIC), is these days in Japan to finalize aspects related to Congress and World Puppet Festival to be held in San Sebastian and Tolosa. As is well known, these two cities will host the Congress and World Puppet Festival 2016 organized every four years by the International Association of Puppets (UNIMA), under the project of San Sebastian European Capital of Culture. The Tolosa International Puppet Centre … Read entire article »

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Latest news from UNIMA Women’s Commission

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In Cuba President of the Women’s Comission Tamiko Onagi finally met with the winner of first Encouragement Award of the Women’s Commission Carmen Cárdenas (Bolivia, Títeres Elwaky). Due to the grant award, Carmen’s son, Bayardo Loredo, was able to study puppetry in Argentina for three months at the school headed by Tito Lorefice. Tamiko Onagi in Cuba during councillors meeting. The commission is heading to a strong future. Puppeteers, writers and designers who are looking for support … Read entire article »

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“A Flowering Tree”, Opéra de John Adams, au Chatelet de Paris. Masks et marionnettes de Dadi Pudumjee

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L’opéra et les marionnettes sont deux genres du théâtre très séparés et, à la fois, très voisins. Surtout dans le langage de la scène contemporaine, les arts du visuel sont de plus en plus présents dans les nouvelles créations d’opéra du monde entier. C’est le cas de cette nouvelle version du titre de John Adams, “A Flowering Tree”, création en 2006 au Vienna New Crowned Hope Festival, présentée maintenant au Théâtre du Chatelet à Paris … Read entire article »

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UNIMA Council Meeting in Varadero Cuba, April 22 nd – 23 rd – 24 th of 2014

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Letter from Jacques Trudeau in which the Secretary General of UNIMA talks all members of UNIMA about traveling to Cuba for the UNIMA Council Meeting in Havana, April 22 nd – 23 rd – 24 th of 2014. A perfect opportunity to meet the puppets of Cuba and throughout the three Americas, as well as the charms of this island which begins to change and open to the world.   Dear UNIMA Members, for the first time in … Read entire article »

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