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Ferdinand Veike

Estonian director, educator, and actor, founder of the Eesti Riiklik Nukuteater (Estonian State Puppet Theatre; today, Estonian State Puppet and Youth Theatre). Ferdinand Veike was born in the village of Saueaugu in the Virumaa district

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 341 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.