Union internationale de la marionnette (UNIMA)

International Puppeteers Union

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1929-05-20 Prague Czechoslovakia


Founded 20 May 1929, Prague (Czechoslovakia). Reorganized 9 Dec 1957, Prague. In French also referred to as Union mondiale de la marionnette.


Foster cooperation between puppeteers throughout the world.


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Council (meets every 4 years), comprising Councillors from all member countries; Executive Committee (meets annually) of 18 members; Board of 5 members. Daily functioning of the Association is run by the General Secretary, President and Treasurer. Commissions (16): Professional Training; Scientific Research; Communication; Publication; Statutes; Europe; Asia-Pacific; Africa; Middle East and North Africa; Tree Americas; Social Justice; Heritage; Youth; International Festivals; Cooperation; Puppetry in Education. Congress (every 4 years).


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