AVIAMA - International Association of Puppet Friendly Cities
AVIAMA is an association which gathers cities and local governments of the whole world around the puppet.
Introduced in 2010, this association, whose head office is in Charleville-Mézières, includes cities convinced of the importance of the culture in their development and of the necessity of promoting the arts of the puppet.
AVIAMA network of cooperation includes cities in France, Poland, Korea, Luxembourg, Belgium, Japan, Czech Republic and Spain.
AVIAMA offers mobility awards through the network to puppet companies and artists. The AVIAMA International Initiative Award was launched in 2021 to reward innovative actions which contribute to highlight the puppetry arts.