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TOPIC, the Tolosa international puppet centre, wins the Galicreques award

  • The Tolosa international puppet centre
    The Tolosa international puppet centre
14/09/2016
TOPIC, the Tolosa international puppet centre, wins the Galicreques award
This prize is in recognition of its work in the world of puppets and emphasises that it is a place that is unique in Europe

The prize is to be presented on 2nd October in Santiago de Compostela, as part of the 21st Festival Internacional Galicreques. This recognition is given to a body, a person or a company for their work in the world of puppeteering According to the Festival organisers, “TOPIC, the Tolosa international puppet centre, is the only venue anywhere in Europe devoted entirely to the world of puppets. Its commitment to imagination, innovation and originality has made it a meeting place for artists from all over the world. A place to learn, perform, research, produce and share experiences, thoughts and work in a cutting-edge setting that is comfortable, practical and equipped to the highest level." Tolosa is a town of enormous historical importance. This, the former capital of Gipuzkoa province, has been able to keep up with the times. It has a historic old town of considerable interest with buildings and monuments in a range of styles. It is a hive of cultural activity which proudly preserves many of its traditions. It also stands out for its eating, its weekly market, its many restaurants, its beef T-bone steaks and the famous Tolosa beans.

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