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Bóbita Bábszínház

Hungarian puppet theatre founded in 1961 in Pécs. Bóbita Bábszínház became a professional theatre in 1981 under the direction of Lajos Kós (1924-2008). The company constituted the puppetry division of the National Theatre of Pécs until January 2004

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 1268 articles written, translated and edited by 338 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.