23RD INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY PUPPET THEATRE
Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
26 September – 2 October 2022
The Festival features the crème de la crème of Slovak and international puppeteers and ensembles, including those from Switzerland, Luxembourgish, France, Germany, Slovenia, Poland and the Czech Republic. Additional programme items include workshops, school discussions and an international conference Education through Theatre. It will explore the options of incorporating and connecting theatre with the education at all stages, with particular focus on theatre and culture literacy. Off-programme events include an exhibition at the Attic Gallery of the National Science Library, related to the Year of Theatre 2020 (8 September – 21 October 21) and street events in Banská Bystrica. The audiences in Banská Bystrica will acquire unique experiences and be part of creating unforgettable atmosphere at the international festival of contemporary puppet theatre for youth and adults, the 2022 Bábkarská Bystrica.
Puppet theatre section as part of an exhibition held within the nationwide project The Year of Slovak Theatre 2020.
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