70th year of the festival

June 30 - July 6, 2021

FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS

The National Information and Consulting Centre for Culture – Prague
Association for the Publishing of the Loutkář Magazine
Chrudimská Beseda

HISTORY OF THE FESTIVAL

The festival was founded in 1951 and it is the oldest continuously running puppet festival in the world –
the Puppeteers Chrudim, showcase and workshops of the non-professional puppetry.

FESTIVAL PARTNERS

Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic
State Fund of Culture of the Czech Republic
Pardubice Region and the City of Chrudim

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

The festival offers the MAIN PROGRAM of the non-professional puppet productions selected at
ten regionals showcases evaluated by a professional jury,
THE OPEN PROGRAM selected from the puppet productions of statutory, independent and
non-professional puppet theatres and
OFF PROGRAM which consists of concerts, exhibitions, lectures and puppet films.

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Festival workshops

The festival offers 5days workshops for registered participants as well as workshops for the
general public.

WORKSHOPS FOR REGISTERED APPLICANTS 

The workshops will take place from 1st till 6th July 2021, daily from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm. The list of workshops and their aims you can find below.

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INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

This year’s international workshop will be led by an Italian puppeteer Gianluca Di Matteo, who teaches and presents the traditional Neapolitan puppet show “Le quarattelle di Pulcinella”. The workshop will be interpreted in English and is only for registered participants.

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PUPPET WORKSHOPS FOR THE PUBLIC

Puppet workshops for the public can be attended by any visitors of the festival.

ART WORKSHOPS FOR THE PUBLIC

Art workshops for the public can be attended by any visitors of the festival.

About The Festival  

History of the festival

The festival was founded in 1951.

Photo and Video

Photo gallery and video recordings from the last years of the festival.

Festival archive

Websites 52nd-69th festival.

Festival bulletin

Information for visitors

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation during the festival Puppeteers’ Chrudim.

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CATERING

Possibility of catering during the festival Puppeteers’ Chrudim.

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SPORTS

Don’t you have enough with the cultural events during the festival? Take advantage of sports opportunities.

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TOURIST ATTRACTION

Would you like to take interesting trips around the city? See our offer.

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News

Workshops of the 70th festival Puppeteers’ Chrudim

The seminars will take place from Thursday 1 July to Tuesday 6 July 2020 as part of the 70th Chrudim Puppet Show, daily from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm. Seminarists[…]

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Theater ensembles of the 70th festival Puppeteers’ Chrudim

In the main program and open the 70th Puppeteer Chrudim 2021 danced files below and individuals.

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Festival bulletin 70th festival Puppeteers’ Chrudim

Editorial staff Editors: Ema Šlechtová (editor-in-chief), Alexandra Ratajová, Michal Zahálka, Eliška Raiterová a Tomáš Blatný

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Contacts

NIPOS-ARTAMA
Fügnerovo náměstí 5
120 21 Praha 2
telefon: +420 606 644 294
e-mai: drtinam@gmail.com

Michal Drtina

Head of program

CHRUDIMSKÁ BESEDA
Široká 85
537 01 Chrudim
telefon: +420 605 402 116
e-mail: dytrt@chbeseda.cz

Martin Dytrt

Head of Chrudimska beseda

Spolek pro vydávání
časopisu LOUTKÁŘ
Celetná 17, 110 00 Praha 1
telefon: +420 776 315 304
e-mail: klara.konopa@gmail.com

Klára Konopásková

production / workshops