Kuva: Jussi Virkkumaa. Iida Vanttaja: Fauna Humana TIP-Festeillä vuonna 2019

See you in November 2024!
Turku International Puppetry Festival 6.–10.11.2024: Tomorrow

Turku International Puppetry Festival celebrates puppetry and it’s 15th edition 6 to 10 Nember 2024. Theme of the year, Tomorrow, takes us to the future of puppetry and our civilization. The programme includes science fiction, utopias as well as dystopias, all in all fictional futures seen trough the lense of puppetry! 

The Festival programme is announced late May 2024, save the dates!

Meeting point for artists, presenters and audience

TIP-Fest is the largest contemporary puppetry festival in Finland. Founded in 2009, the festival hosts more than a dozen performances each year, with a focus on creatively innovative contemporary puppetry and a festive, community-building atmosphere. 

The programme is curated by an artistic director chosen by Aura of Puppets artists. We do not hold an open call for working groups.

TIP-Fest welcomes artists and presenters globally to meet Finnish puppeteers and discover contemporary puppetry pieces. See past festival programmes here: 2023, 2022.

Contact information

Festival is produced by Finnish puppetry network Aura of Puppets

Artistic director: Ishmael Falke
Producer: Lotta Valtanen , +358 41 486 1222

Festival is supported by: Pro Manillasäätiö, Tehdas Teatteri Arts Promotion Centre Finland, City. of Turku, Ministry of Culture and Education