Hvammstangi International Puppet Festival is a brand new puppet festival hosted in Hvammstangi, a small village in Northwest Iceland, which celebrates live action contemporary puppetry in theatre and film. This year HIP festival will be held 9. - 11. October, featuring 12 productions representing artists from 9 nationalities, a selection of workshops and masterclasses for all ages, and live action puppetry films curated by Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams in the USA. over 60% of the festival offerings are free to attend. Here you can book for ticketed events. The full festival programme can be found at www.thehipfest.com. We cannot wait to welcome you to our small corner of the world.
(The health and well-being of residents, guests and artists is of paramount importance. We have taken, and will continue to take, all necessary precautions as outlined by The Icelandic Directorate of Health and The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management. )