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Puppet Theatre Festival "Live World of Inanimate Things"

On February 18, puppet theatres from Tallinn, Viljandi, Pärnu, Kehra, and Kaunas will perform in Von Glehn theatre situated in the centre of Nõmme in Tallinn.

The versatile festival programme offers something to watch, think about, and do for both children and adults.

Did you know that versatile and varied puppet theatre is active in many places around Estonia? Did you know that puppet theatre is made for children as well as adults?

Puppet theatre is a theatre for the whole family. You are welcome to Von Glehn theatre situated in the centre of Nõmme in Tallinn, on February 18, to the performances of puppet theatres from Tallinn, Viljandi, Pärnu, Kehra, and Kaunas (Lithuania). The versatile festival programme offers something to watch, think about, and do for both children and adults. There will be classical fairy-tales, charming legends, and contemporary political satire. Additionally, it is possible to participate in the puppet-making workshop in the framework of the festival, exchange opinions after performances, and get acquainted with the activities of the puppet theatres of UNIMA's Estonian centre.

Come and spend a day in Nõmme with the whole family!

Festival programme:

11.00 „Muinasjutt kuldsest kalakesest“ ("Fairy-tale about a Goldfish") Banaanikala Project Theatre (Tallinn)
12.00 „Kukeke, päikese isand“ ("Little Rooster, Master of the Sun") Puppet Theatre „Nykštuko“ (Kaunas, Lithuania), in Lithuanian
13:00 „Kolm põrsakest“ ("Three Piglets") Sillamäe School (Sillamäe), in Russian
14:00 „Pärnad pühad hiielised“ ("Lindens, Sacred Grove Trees") Pärnu Puppet Theatre (Pärnu)
15:00 „Tuhkatriinu“ ("Cinderella") Viljandi Puppet Theatre (Viljandi)
16:00 „Kolm soovi“ ("Three Wishes") Kehra Puppet (Kehra)
17:00 „Jääkarupoeg“ ("Polar Bear Cub") Kukruse Polar Manor Project Theatre (Kukruse), in Russian
18:00 „The Rolling Eggs“ - for adults! - Vana Vabriku Kinoteater (Tallinn)

During the day, the puppet-making workshops conducted by Gunta Randla, Harry Gustavson's Family Theatre, and Kärdla Puppet Theatre will take place.

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