Iida (Japan) asserts itself as “City of the puppet”


Iida has long been committed to the arts of puppetry: with a permanent puppet theater that presents shows throughout the year, an exceptional Museum and a summer festival, IIDA PUPPET FESTA, welcomes each month from August an important public outside as in room.


2018 edition is international. The program highlights the extraordinary diversity of the puppetry arts: all styles are present, from the most traditional that has delighted audiences for over 100 years to the most daring contemporary forms …


Opening the PUPPET FESTA, the Giants of the City of Tolosa will make the show! They  exceptionally will make the trip. This tradition, which exist in many countries, especially in Europe, has remained very much alive in the Spanish Basque Country. The Giants roam at each carnival and delight the people … We bet that their coming will not go unnoticed in the streets of Iida.


Website : www.iida-puppet.com

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