Who we are
Aura of Puppets is the biggest network for puppetry professionals in Finland.
- we organize festivals, performances and events
- we promote Finnish contemporary puppetry in Finland and abroad
- we mediate performances and puppeteers for various events, venues and audiences
- we gather Finnish puppetry professionals under one umbrella association representing independent artists on a national scale
- our office is situated in Turku and our artists work all over Finland and the world
Teasers, trailers and videos of performances on our Vimeo
+358 41 3157 009
PUPPETRY FROM TURKU ALL AROUND!
Aura of Puppets is the largest and most notable puppetry collaboration network in Finland. The completely artist-led network has received multiple awards, such as Sate award for performing arts granted by The Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland.
AURA OF PUPPETS BOARD 2022-2023
Elina Lajunen, president, puppetry artist, director and scriptwriter, elinalajunen(at) gmail.com
Jarkko Forsman, theatre technician, light designer
Mila Nirhamo, puppetry artist, art educator
Timo Väntsi, puppeteer, performer, scriptwriter, director