The 17th Vukovar Puppet Spring opens

place: Vukovar, Croatia
The 17th Vukovar Puppet Spring, the traditional annual meeting of Croatian puppet theatres opened on Monday. The festival will be open until 31 March.

More than 80 puppet plays by theatres from the Croatian cities of Zagreb, Vukovar, Slavonski Brod, Velika Gorica, Osijek, Vinkovci, Zadar, Rijeka, Virovitica, Ivanic Grad, Mostar (Bosnia) and Pecs (Hungary) will be performed.

At a special ceremony a lifetime achievement award will be presented to Josko Juvancic for his work in the art of puppetry, and to Zlatko Kosta for lifetime achievements in the acting art of puppetry.

(Source: Croatian Times)

(D.H., 26.03.2012)