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Gabrovo Puppet Theatre

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Gabrovo, 11, Sv. Sv. Kiril ...

Gabrovtsi claim to be the creators of the first puppet theater in Bulgaria . In 1890 -s Cutler Neno Miltchev of Nova Mahala started playing a wooden box 2 rag dolls made of him - Deshka and Racho . Over the next decades totals appear and other puppeteers .

In November 1956 Gabrovo obtains permanent puppet theater at the Regional Library " Aprilov - Palauzov ." The location is in the great hall of the girls' boarding school in the Nunnery " The Annunciation " in Gabrovo. In 1971, the theater became public .

On May 20, 1979 was officially opened built him a spacious room with a comfortable scene. For the duration of its existence Gabrovo Puppet Theatre established itself as the most prestigious cultural institution dedicated to children within the Central Northern Bulgaria . In his artistic biography theater has impressive achievements: over 2 million viewers , more than 350 titles Bulgarian and world literature and drama for children. His performances were seen by several generations of viewers children whose number exceeds 2,000,000 .

Theatrical production is a high artistic level , as evidenced by numerous awards from Bulgarian and international festivals - " Golden Dolphin " - Varna, " Pierre " - Stara Zagora, "Yan Bibian " - Silistra, " Magic Curtain " - Targovishte, "Fair Puppet " - Sofia, Lodz, České Budějovice , Novi Sad, Alma-Ata , and many others .. Winner of "Cyril and Methodius" First Class . His scene is preferred for tours of many foreign companies from Germany, Switzerland , Russia, Serbia , Czech Republic and others, which supports an active cultural exchange.

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Working hours: 11:00 to 19:00

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