The 53rd PIF International Puppet Theater Festival is about to begin

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The 53rd PIF International Puppet Theater Festival is about to begin


Zagreb is becoming the puppet center of the world this year as well. The 53rd International Puppet Theater Festival PIF is being held in our capital from September 18 to 24. During the seven days of the festival, the audience will be able to enjoy 16 performances, three different puppet making workshops, a screening of puppet films, a book promotion and an exhibition about 100 years of puppetry in Croatia.
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Tickets will be available through the ulaznice.hr system or at the box office of the theater where the play takes place, one hour before the start of the play. Ticket prices for performances for children are 15.00 kuna, or 30.00 kuna for performances for adults.



Dear puppet lovers, we are announcing the program of the 53rd International Puppet Theater Festival PIF. In accordance with the epidemiological situation, the Organizer reserves the right to change the program.


All changes will be available on www.pif.hr and the Facebook page of the Festival.

53rd International Puppet Theater Festival - PIF

PIF September 18 - 24, 2020



PROGRAM



Friday, September 18th

8 pm, Travno Cultural Center Hall

53rd PIF OPENING CEREMONY (entrance with invitation)

LADY FROM PORTO PIMA, Gioco Vita Theater, Italy (16+)



Saturday, September 19th

11.00, Tkalčićeva, Trg bana Josipa Jelačića, Trg Petra Preradovića, Trg Nikola Šubića Zrinski

PIFK PROCESSION (for children and adults)



12.00, Cultural Information Center

PLIVA DUCK ACROSS THE DRAVA, Branko Mihaljević Children's Theater in Osijek, Croatia (3+)



4.30 pm, park in front of the Travno Cultural Center

POWER OF THE PUPPET, puppet workshop (for teachers and educators)



18.00, hall of the Cultural Center Travno

THOSE WHO COME: performances by students of the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, Croatia

SELF-INSULATION IN 40 MINUTES *, Jura Ruža (15+)

18.00, Zrinjevac Music Pavilion

HANS HRAŠKO - LITTLE HERO *, Kindertheater Fraunhofer, Germany (5+)



19.00, foyer of the Cultural Center Travno

Opening of the exhibition: SCULPTURERS AND PIF - 100 YEARS OF PUPPETRY IN CROATIA, Antonija Bogner-Šaban, Vedrana Prlender, Croatia



20.00, PIF ONLINE, You Tube channel and Facebook page of the Festival

SPRING DEDICATION *, Ljubljana Puppet Theater, Slovenia (14+)



Sunday, September 20th

11.00 am, Cultural Information Center

PINOCCHIO, Puppet Theater Maribor, Slovenia (5+)



16.00, park in front of the Cultural Center Travno

MY DOLL, puppet workshop (for the elderly)



18.00, Zrinjevac Music Pavilion

HANS HRAŠKO - LITTLE HERO *, Kindertheater Fraunhofer, Germany (5+)



7 pm, Cultural Information Center

THOUSAND TUCETA, Plata Company, Czech Republic (10+)



9 pm, Zagreb Youth Theater, Polanec Hall

PLASTIC HEROES, Ariel Doron, Israel (adult)



Monday, September 21st

11.00 am, hall of the Cultural Center Travno

FLEKAVAC, City Puppet Theater Rijeka, Croatia (5+)



12.00, Cultural Center Travno

Book promotion: Livija Kroflin, Ljubica Suturović, Ivan Špoljarec: PUPPETS LIVE 2.0; Livia Croflin: THE SOUL IN ACTION; Journal of Literature and Culture of the Branch of Matica hrvatska Osijek: double issue 2-3. LITERARY REVIEWS from 2020 - 100 YEARS OF PUPPETRY IN CROATIA;

12.00, park in front of the Cultural Center Travno

ZMAJKO, puppet workshop (for children and adults)



18.00, Mamutica plateau

CLOWNIADE PUPPET CIRCUS *, Kindertheater Fraunhofer, Germany (5+)



8 pm, Zagreb Dance Center

TIHI DJEČAK, Children's Theater Kragujevac, Serbia (8+)



20.00, open space on the west side of the building of the Cultural Center Travno

PUPPETS ON THE BIG CANVAS: screening of puppet films from the Vafi & Rafi festival



Tuesday, September 22nd

11.00 am, hall of the Cultural Center Travno

KAKAV KROKODIL, State Puppet Theater Plovdiv, Bulgaria (3+)

12.00, park in front of the Cultural Center Travno

ZMAJKO, puppet workshop (for children and adults)



17.00, hall of the Cultural Center Travno

THOSE WHO COME: performances by students of the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, Croatia

PRISONER TOWER BRO *, Mihael Elijaš, Marijin Kuzmičić, Andrija Krištof, Silvijo Švast (5+)



8 pm, Zagreb Dance Center

LUNCH FOR SIX, Pinklec and GLLUGL Theater Company, Croatia (6+)



Wednesday, September 23rd

11.00 am, hall of the Cultural Center Travno

LENKA, Bialystok Puppet Theater, Poland (4+)



12.00, park in front of the Cultural Center Travno

ZMAJKO, puppet workshop (for children and adults)



8 pm, Zagreb Dance Center

HEROES OF PAVLOVA STREET, Mostar Puppet Theater, Bosnia and Herzegovina (9+)



Thursday, September 24th

9.30 am, Potočnica Kindergarten

ZMAJKO, puppet workshop (for children DV Potočnica)

8 pm, Travno Cultural Center Hall

AWARD CEREMONY AND CLOSING OF THE 53rd PIF

MARRIAGE TROUBLE FROM THE VIEW OF THE HAND *, Toni Leaković (13+)

* performances out of competition