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Photos by Nada Žgank

Directed by, music by Peter Kus
Illustrations and video animations by Kaja Avberšek
Performed by Miha Arh (alt. Andrej Žibert), Kaja Avberšek
Produced by Forum Ljubljana, Zavod Federacija Ljubljana

The Singing Castle was an original multi-media performance for children where comic book illustrations and music connected with the puppet theater. It was based on the motives of the fairy tale by H.C. Andersen, The Nightingale.

»… the energy, directness and uniqueness of the carefully planned and immaculately executed media event as a whole come to life most convincingly.« Slavko Pezdir, Delo (Slovenia)

» … surprising richness glows from the projection screen in the middle of the stage.« Uroš Smasek, Večer (Slovenia)


  • International Children’s Festival, Šibenik (Croatia), 2013
  • Kotor Festival of Children’s Theatre, Kotor (Montenegro), 2012
  • Lutfest, East Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 2012
  • Puppet festival Golden Sparkle, Kragujevac (Serbia), 2012 – award for best production idea
  • Cikl Cakl, St. Michael (Austria), 2011
  • 100, 1.000, 1.000 Stories, Bucharest (Romania), 2011 – award for the modernity of theatrical language and for using new media in a creative theatrical way
  • Biennial of the Society of the Puppeteers of Slovenia, Maribor (Slovenia), 2011 – award for the use of original instruments in theatre
  • Luaga und Losna, Feldkirch (Austria), 2011
  • International Children’s Theatre Festival, Subotica (Serbia), 2011

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