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Sutrada Gombeyata

Traditional string puppet theatre of Karnataka in south-west India. String puppets have different names in Karnataka depending on the region. In the southern part of Mysore they are called sutrada gombeyata (sutra: string

World Encyclopaedia of Puppetry Arts

Long term project, the World Encyclopedia of Puppetry Arts called “WEPA” or “EMAM” for Encyclopédie Mondiale des Arts de la Marionnette, has been created in order to preserve the heritage of puppetry arts while promoting the new trends. It offers 1272 articles written, translated and edited by 340 contributors, on puppet techniques, the major puppeteers and the history of puppets in several countries, etc. The project, managed by the UNIMA Publications and Communication Commission, is also available in French and Spanish.