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 offers to the friendly cities to join a network of cooperation.


Calendar 2021 - 2022

from 13 July
to 16 July 2022

36th edition of the Recidives festival

The 36th edition of the Récidives festival will take place from July 13 to 16,...
from 4 August
to 7 August 2022

34th edition of the MIMA Festival (France)

The 34th MIMA Festival will take place from 4 to 7 August 2022. This event...
from 24 August
to 29 August 2022

General Assembly 2022 of the AVIAMA in Chuncheon

The 2022 General Assembly of AVIAMA will be held on August 26 and 27 in...
from 26 August
to 4 September 2022

34th edition of the Puppet Festival Chucheon

The Chuncheon Puppet Festival will be held from Friday, August 26 to Sunday, September 4,...
from 14 September
to 18 September 2022

Temps d'M (France)

The ” J-365 ” becomes ” Temps d’M ” ! M for “Marionnette” of course!...

Its goals


the universal character of the arts of the puppet by training a space of exchanges between the member cities and the professionals of the culture and anyone interested in the arts of puppetry.


Make arts of the puppet a factor of development, by offering a space of resources to help in the implementation of local and international projects


the role of the local decision-makers in the realization of bilateral or multilateral cultural projects of cooperation to support the arts of the puppet



Our member cities


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