A new book based on puppetry researches “The Carrick Marionettes” has been released as a short tribute to Watson and Maimie Black, who were involved with puppetry from around the 1930s perhaps till the early 1970s.
Dear readers and friend of puppetry
we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!
Puppetry in Slovakia and Czechia inscribed today on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Interview with film director Genevieve Anderson about her project – adaptation of Hrabal’s novel Too loud a solitude.
Masterclass led by Damiet van Dalsum during the International Micro Festival 2016 (30th August – 4th September).
Festival that searches out the very best puppet and figure theatre in the world will be held from 4th to 12th May in Bochum.
Two new animated puppet films were finished recently, both co-produced by Czech TV.
The exhibition titled Three Perspectives of Czech Puppet Theatre curated by Nina Malíková and Martina Černá, which provides a brief but representative overview of the rich tradition and varied present of Czech puppet theatre, was first presented to the public at the Performing Arts Market in Seoul in October 2015 as part of the representation of the Czech Republic.
We at UNIMA, the world puppet organization and one of the oldest International theatre organisations in the world, have learnt from various sources that the two Spanish puppeteers, Raúl García Pérez and Alfonso Lazaro de la Fuente were arrested, then released without their passeports and their puppets, waiting for their return in court.
Věra Prokopová (1. 3. 1932)
Pavel Polák (11. 3. 1942)
Miloš Kirschner (16. 3. 1927 – 2. 7. 1996)
Jan Krulikovský (28. 3. 1942)
Eva Zapletalová (31. 3. 1937)
Radko Haken (27. 7. 1927 – 13. 3. 2012)
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