WELKOM TO THE WORLD OF PUPPETRY IN THE NETHERLANDS
The NVP which was founded in 1955. In the eighties the NVP also became known as the Unima-Centre in the Netherlands. The association does its utmost for puppets in the broadest sense of the word, from the traditional puppet show to the most experimental puppet theatre for children as well as for adults. The members of the association are puppet lovers, amateurs and professionals, all interested in puppets and puppet activities. The members of the association assemble twice a year in order to meet eachother and discuss association policy etc. In addition to these two annual meetings puppet shows are organized, lectures are given and other meetings take place. The association also organizes other activities throughout the country and has its own magazine, website and extensive library. Every three years there is a presentation of the Wim Meilink prize. Website Information about NVP-Unima, addresses, the agenda can all be obtained (in Dutch) on this website.