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World Puppetry Day 2020 #WorldPuppetryDay

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Here at Adafruit, we are big fans of puppetry! While some view it as an art form of the past, we think there’s never been a more exciting time to get into puppets, with all the resources available to build and share. We even have a few projects of our own you can check out.

There’s even a few official ways to ring in the holiday, check out this info from UNIMA – Union Internationale de la Marionnette.

The XXth UNESCO World Day of Peace will take place on September 19th, 2020 in Tolosa, Spain, with the participation of international choirs who will perform an original composition written by Josu Elberdin for the occasion. The puppet will be present to give, with freedom, a visual dimension to these moments sung together.

UNIMA proposes World Puppetry Day on March 21, 2020 to be as a first step in this celebration. UNIMA proposes two ways to participate:

The video – A song for PEACE
UNIMA invites its members from around the world to perform live or recorded the composition of the World Day of Peace with adults, children, singers and amateurs, puppeteers, alone or in a group, bringing it to life with a puppet, an object, craft paper, clay, in shadow, with images (drawing, collage…), etc. The score mixes English, Spanish, French and Basque. For those who want to sing it, we’ll facilitate the pronunciation. Don’t be afraid, it’s easy! UNIMA invites you to sing “PEACE” to celebrate it in as many places ​​of the world as possible!

And, here’s some more info from the Puppetteers of America.


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