World Puppet Carnival with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Malaysia and the state of Sarawak invite you to participate in the spectacular “Endless Celebration World Puppet Carnival” in Sarawak, Borneo from 1 to 8 November 2015. The best Puppet productions (theatre, video and film) from all over the world will be selected to perform on the exotic and amazing island of Borneo.
“Endless Celebrations!” showcases Malaysia's diversity of ethnic races, cultures and puppets together with an amazing mix of attractions. You will see the most beautiful Wilderness, Rainforest, Beaches and unspoiled Nature in the World. Your experience will fill you with glorious memories. You will be happy to see and be in “Malaysia, truly Asia.”
You are invited to present your Puppet Art: show, video, or film for children, family or adults in Malaysia as part of Malaysia’s official "Year of Festivals 2015 - Endless Celebrations!", one of the world’s biggest cultural events on our Planet. You can share your talent with the world, learn about other cultures, and you will be able to meet the amazing Malaysian life, customs and culture.
Your program can be traditional, classic, new, innovative or experimental, for theatres and streets. Groups, duos, and solo performers with big spectacles or small performances are encouraged to apply.
The “Endless Celebration World Puppet Carnival” is a competition. Valuable prizes with Gran Prix Award will be awarded by an Intercontinental Jury. The Prize categories include Best Animation, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Scenery, Best Puppet Design, Best Film, Best Video, Best Children Performance, Best Original Performance, Best Traditional Performance, Best Artistic Creation and Gran Prix for the Best Carnival Performance.
Participants at the World Puppet Carnival will be provided with accommodation, meals, local transportation and daily pocket money.
You are kindly asked to choose one of your performances, film or video and send the file and completed Application by email:
or on DVD or USB Flash Drive with required materials by post to the Carnival before 31 May 2015. The Carnival Commission will announce selected Performances, Films and Video on 10 June 2015.
You need to send :
- Completed Application Form
- DVD or USB Flash Drive with Show, Film or Video
- 5 photos of the Show, Film or Video
- A short Summary –story- of the Show, Film or Video
Send your complete application with required materials to Carnival Office address:
World Puppet Carnival
150 19 Prague 519
World Puppet Carnival welcomes Puppeteers from all over the World to meet in the most exotic and amazing Malaysia for the “Endless Celebration World Puppet Carnival.”
World Puppet Carnival Artistic Director
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Endless Celebrations World Puppet Carnival
Sarawak - Borneo, Malaysia/ 1 to 8 November 2015