International Festival of Puppets and Animated Forms (Festival Internacional de Marionetas e Formas Animadas)

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Country and Region PortugalLisboa
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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Festival Description

Since 2001 The international festival brings together puppeteers with a wide range of backgrounds and artistic sensibilities. Traditional to contemporary, shadow to full view manipulation, new technologies to elemental techniques.

Festival Dates May 4 - 20, 2012
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Programming highlights 2012:
  • April 4
    • Roll The Dice
      In Dust (music)
  • April 10 to 14
    • Francesca Sorgato & Flop Lefebvre
      Performance Pratices for young audiences (workshop)
  • April 10
    • Evan Calder Williams
      The Refusal of the City (debate)
  • April 14
    • Manifesto Night
      Ana Borralho & João Galante, Bruno Bravo, David Pereira Bastos, Dinis Machado, Flávia Gusmão, Guilherme Garrido, Há.Que.Dizê.Lo, Lula Pena, Mónica Calle, Rui Catalão, Sofia Dinger, Sónia Baptista, Tiago Rodrigues, Vítor Rua (performance)
  • April 17 to 22
    • Inês Barahona
      Small collection of performances in disguise (young audience)
  • April 17
    • Martin Breaugh
      The Plebeic Experience (debate)
  • April 20 to 24
    • Miguel Pereira
      OP. 49 (performance)
  • April 27 to 28
    • Miguel Pereira
      My name is Georgeanne (performance)
  • April 29 to 30
    • Marina Nabais
      Travel to the interior of dance (young audience)
  • April 29
    • Rui Horta & Rolf Hind
      Danza Preparata (theatre/music)
  • May 2
    • The Magnetic Fields
      Love at the Bottom of the Sea (music)
  • May 5 to 6
    • Mireille & Mathieau
      ARM (theatre)
  • May 10 to 13
    • Companhia Caótica
      In the Belly(young audiences)
  • May 12
    • Jean-Pierre Larroche
      Tête de Mort (theatre)
  • May 18 and 20


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