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Arts & CulturePuppets Up! receives Ontario Arts Presenters grant

Puppets Up! receives Ontario Arts Presenters grant

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Puppets Up on Mill Street Almonte © Stephanie Filippi

Allan Martin, Chair of the Board of Directors for Puppets up! International Puppet Festival is delighted to announce that  Puppets Up! has just received an Ontario Arts Presenters grant in the amount of $9,500.   This funding from the Ontario Arts Council is a very welcome start to the puppet festival’s fundraising campaign for this year.

The  roster of the 2015 international puppet troupes that will be coming to Almonte for the August 7, 8 & 9th festival will be announced very soon. Puppets Up! is adding a third day (Friday) for this year.

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Puppet Fan with Elvis puppet © Wendy Scanlon
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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson waves at the parade crowd at Puppets Up © Tara Henderson
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Young fans and amateur puppeteers wait for the puppet parade © Shawn DeSa Photography






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