The 44th International Puppet Fair of Seville will bring together 16 companies, three of them foreign, from May 4 to 19

It will have 46 performances at the Alameda Theater, Alameda de Hércules, Sala La Fundcción and Sala Cero

ABC / Seville / WHAT THE PLAN / 04/24/2024

The oldest puppet festival held in Spain returns to Seville, and the ICAS program with the most editions held in the city: the International Puppet Fair. The 44th edition of this event will bring together 16 companies from May 4 to 19 that will take their shows throughout the city. The delegate of Culture, Minerva Salas, presented this Wednesday an edition that will have 46 performances in spaces such as the Alameda Theater, the Alameda de Hércules, Sala La Fundificación and Sala Cero as well as different civic centers throughout the city. A parade, two exhibitions and a course aimed at professionals complete the program of this edition of the Fair, which expects to exceed 25,000 spectators.

Among the companies that will be at this 44th Seville International Puppet Fair are Mosaico Cultural (Brazil), Teatro La Proa (Cuba) and Susy López Títeres (Mexico). From Spain, companies from Asturias (Teatro Plus and Adrián Conde), Community of Madrid (El Retablo), Galicia (Tanxarina), Region of Murcia (Los Claveles), and Andalusia (the Sevillians BricAbrac, Búho Teatro, Atrapante Teatro, Atelana) are invited. Teatro y Escenoteca; the Malaga-based El Espejo Negro and Ángeles de Trapo; and the Jerez-based La Gotera de Lazotea).

Among these proposals there are several awarded such as ‘Don Quixote nomad’ by the Cía. BricAbrac Teatro, first prize in the Children’s Baroque Contest and the Almagro Classical Theater Festival 2023 or ‘La Petite caravan’, by Cía Adrián Conde, award for Best Microtheater Space and support for new generations in FETEN 2022. Likewise , there are some premieres such as the parade ‘Mi gran caracol’ by the Malaga company Ángeles de Trapo.

This festival is organized by the Seville City Council through ICAS and has the collaboration of the Ministry of Culture through INAEM.

44th Seville International Puppet Fair
Where: Teatro Alameda, Alameda de Hércules, Sala La Fundificación and Sala Cero

When: May 4 to 19

Tickets: 5 euros at Teatro Alameda, Sala Cero and La Fundimiento. Free in the rest

As for the price of tickets for these performances that will appeal to children and adults, the performances at Teatro Alameda, Sala Cero and Sala La Fundificación are 5 euros and the rest are free until capacity is reached.