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Maribor Puppet Theatre Gets New Home

Maribor, 3 September - Thirty-seven years after establishment, the Maribor puppet theatre got its first permanent home at a renovated 13th century Minorite monastery at Maribor's historic centre Lent. "This is the city's biggest investment in the future," Culture Minister Majda Sirca said at the opening ceremony on Thursday.

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Culture Minister Majda Sirca (left) at the grand opening of new Maribor puppet theatre at a renovated 13th century Minorite monastery.
Photo: Andreja Srsen Dobaj/STA

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Maribor mayor Franc Kangler (centre) at the grand opening of new Maribor puppet theatre with puppets of King Matjaz (left) and princess from Princess and the pea (right) as announcers
Photo: Andreja Srsen Dobaj/STA

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Maribor puppet theatre manager Mojca Redjko (left), Culture Minister Majda Sirca and Local Government and Regional Development Minister Henrik Gjerkes (right) attending the grand opening of the new Maribor puppet theatre
Photo: Andreja Srsen Dobaj/STA

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