FIDENA Festival – Puppet theatre of the nations

With a history dating back almost half a century, the Bochum FIDENA is one of the oldest theatre festivals in Germany and is a regular meeting place for remarkable puppet and figurine theatre productions from all over the world.

The internationally renowned festival not only dazzles visitors with outstanding classic puppet theatre productions, but also with its innovative developments in figurine theatre. As a platform for visual image and object theatre, cross-media performance and interdisciplinary excursions into dance and drama, the FIDENA festival has long been an important forum for artistic groups from all over the world.


For tickets, hotels, guided tours or for general information

+49 234 96 30 20

To the events calendar [DE]


Deutsches Forum für Figurentheater und Puppenspielkunst e. V.
Hattinger Straße 467
D - 44795 Bochum
Phone +49 234 47720



Opening Hours

May 2020


U 308/318 – Public transport stop: Bochum Blankensteinerstraße, 2 minutes by foot

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