Ljubljana Puppet Theatre Receives the Grand Prix at the International Festival in Zagreb
During the 52nd International Puppet Festival PIF in Zagreb, the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre was awarded the Grand Prix for the best performance. Actor Brane Vižintin also received awards for the outstanding stage direction. The Slovenes presented to the jury the Goodbye performance (directed by Jasna Vastl).
The festival, which took place on 13-19 September 2019, was attended by puppeteers from Bulgaria, Iran, Italy, Israel, Canada, Russia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and Croatia.
The premiere of the poetic puppet performance – Goodbye – took place in March 2019. The play was created based on the work of the Swedish writer Ulf Nilsson – Goodbye, Mr. Muffin!