After a long absence from the theater stage, at the end of 2020, the established set designer Rin Yamamura returned to the puppet studio. The performance "Bombeto" by Yordan Radichkov is directed by Katya Petrova at the State Puppet Theater, Plovdiv.

The photo series was awarded by the jury of the BG Press Photo 2020 competition in the "Culture, Holidays and Tradition" category. This is the longest (since 2002) and most authoritative Bulgarian competition for reportage photography.

The international jury (2020) consists of: Dean Cox (USA), Valentina Petrova (Bulgaria), Nikola Lautliev (Bulgaria), Tamas Sigeti (Hungary), Georgi Licovski (Northern Macedonia), Bogdan Christel (Romania), Zvezdan Mancic (Serbia) and Anna Tsolova (Bulgaria).

Rin Yamamura in the studio of the State Puppet Theater in Plovdiv. Not only she's designing the scenography and costumes, but she also takes part in their crafting through the whole process.

Elitsa Marinova (right) and Iliana Terzieva (left) are part of the State Puppet Theater – Plovdiv's crew.

Yordan Dimitrov is also part of the Puppet Theater's crew.

Behind the scenes – Katya Petrova (left), director of the play "Bombeto" by Yordan Radichkov, State Puppet Theater in Plovdiv, 2020

Actors Ventsislav Dimitrov and Dimitar Nikolov in a rehearsal with a working version of a puppet
Captured in the photo story are:
Rin Yamamura, Elitsa Marinova, Yordan Dimitrov, Iliana Terzieva, Katya Petrova, Anna Pampulova, Dimitar Nikolov – Shablata, Velizar Evtimov, Ventsislav Dimitrov and Toma Doikov

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