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 7th International Festival of Theatre, Dolls and Shadows

The Municipality Theater of Athens and the Cultural Centre Hellenic Cosmos hosted from 7 to 17 October 1999 the "7th International Festival of Theatre, Dolls and Shadows". Theatre companies from all over the world gave performances of puppets, doll and mask mimic, modern shadow play and musical with dolls. Among them the "Vietnamese Doll-Theatre with the Watery Stage ", whose performances took place at Hellenic Cosmos. It is a kind of popular theatre, with a history that dates from the 11th century. Water plays a main part in its performances, it assumes a cosmogonic importance and is equated with the total of human activities.

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