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Hvammstangi International Puppetry Festival

October 8 - 10

Price description

1.500 - 22.500

Hvammstangi International Puppetry Festival returns 8. October - 10. October 2021.   The festival features  a selection of shows, wroskhops, lectures, and screenings from over thirty international artists from 8 countriues. 

HIP Fest is a unique addition to the cultural life of Iceland, as it is the only puppetry festival in the country.  HIP was chosen as the Cultural Event of the Year in Northwest Iceland in 2020, and the festival organiser, Handbendi Puppet Theatre, is the current holder of the prestigious Eyrarrossin Award for outstanding cultural projects in the country.

At the festival you can see a variety of puppetry performances for all ages, take part in workshops, and meet puppetry artists from around the world. 

The full festival programme is available at

We look forward to welcoming you to our small corner of the world.