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17 Aug 2016

State Puppet Theatre Kazakhstan

The State Puppet Theater was founded in Almaty in 1935. It was one of the first theaters in Kazakhstan. In its repertoire there are 40 plays for marionnette or jugging puppets. The repertoire is mostly based on fairy tales and legends of folk, Oriental and world’s literature.

From 2011 to 2015, State Puppet Theater provided its platform for the World Puppet Carnival. As part of the Carnival guest program, there were puppet theatres from 15 visiting countries. Members of the jury was formed with the professionals of  Union Internationale de la Marionnette (UNIMA).