Asean Puppetry Festival

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Country and Region SingaporeSingapore
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Singapore, Singapore
Festival Contact Information

Artsolute Ltd.
90 Goodman Road
Blk B, #04-09
Singapore 439053
Phone: +65 6342 5790
Fax: +65 6345 3712

Festival Description

The annual Asean Puppetry Festival is a showcase of contemporary Southeast Asian puppetry arts. Each year a different country hosts the festival that features workshops, exhibitions and public performances. The ASEAN Foundation is based in Indonesia.

Festival Dates November 2 - 10, 2012
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Programming 2012:
  • Featured artists
    • Paper Moon (Indonesia)
    • Teatrong Mulat Ng Pilipinas (Philippines)
    • PESIBAN (Malaysia)
    • Wayang Ajen (Indonesia)
    • Htwe Oo Myanmar
    • and many more…
  • Exhibition
    • Puppets & Passages — A collaborative exhibition among youth from Singapore, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam that documents puppet making from a year of cultural exchange.
  • Workshops
    • Artists will be conducting workshops and masterclasses at various venues.
  • Seminar
    • The ASEAN Puppetry Association holds its annual seminar and general meeting on November 10th.
  • Festival Closing
    • A performance that compiles ASEAN’s puppet acts at the Goodman Arts Centre on November 10th at 8pm


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