Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes



Call for residency in crèche

This call for residencies is aimed at performing arts companies that are in the process of creating a project for very young audiences.


Call for residency 2024

As a major actor in the world of puppetry, the FMTM is also involved in the production of shows and the support of artistic creation. It accompanies the artists in the realization of their project, by offering in particular a support to the production and the reception in residence.



Launched during Temps d’M in September 2022, the Barionnettes are an opportunity to discover puppetry throughout the year in Charleville-Mézières. A regular event during which puppeteers perform in the city’s bars.
Next date: 19th January with students of the ESNAM


Discover the after-movie!

Turn up the volume and immerse yourself in the 22nd edition of the World Festival of Puppet Theatres.



And so the 22nd edition of the World Festival of Puppet Theatres draws to a close. Thank you to all the volunteers, partners, technicians, artists and festival-goers! Thank you for these wonderful moments of sharing, meeting and joy. A great 22nd edition, a real collective success!


Here we go!

The 22nd edition of the Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes kicked off on Saturday in the presence of our partners and sponsors.452 performances played by 87 artistic teams coming from 25 countries.9 days of celebration for 150,000 spectators from all over the world.


Maurice Sand, marionnettiste

On the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of Maurice Sand (1823-1889), the Centre for National Monuments, the FMTM and the Musée de l’Ardenne are joining forces in 2023 to organise an exhibition on puppet theatre.


Book your tickets

Discover the programme of the 22nd Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes and book your tickets online now!


Become a volunteer or host artists!

The FMTM is getting organized and it’s time to constitute the teams!
Welcoming artists, guiding the public, serving at the bar or the store, selling tickets, transporting companies…
Take part in the adventure as a volunteer!



PREAC: Resource Poles for Artistic and Cultural Education.
It is a training organized by the International Puppet Institute and the World Festival of Puppet Theatres, aimed at education and culture staff.
From 14 to 16 December 2022
Free on application