Two international productions, a demonstration in Budapest and two galas will be held at the Budapest Dance Festival between April 27 and May 3, organized by the National Dance Theater, szinhaz.hu said.
The Israeli choreographer of London Hofesh Schechter will open the Budapest Dance Festival with his new performance deGeneration on April 27. The Budapest audience can see the play in part of a pre-demonstration. The premier will be in Theatre des Abbesses, Paris – Peter Ertl, director of the National Dance Theater said.
There will be double celebration during the festival. First, it is the 65th anniversary of the Hungarian Dance Academy, whose students will share the stage of the Festival Theater with students of renowned – including Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, Stuttgart, Ljubljana, Izmir – dance academies. In addition, this year, like every year, on April 29 is the World Day of Dance. This day, Hungarian Dancers Federation hands over its professional recognitions. The organizer of the gala is Balazs Vincze, director of Pecs Ballet.
On April 30, Szeged Contemporary Ballet dances the new choreography of Tamas Juronics, the Insomnia. On May 2 and 3, Rojas & Rodriguez / Nuevo Ballet Espanol, which contains nine Spanish dance artists and four musicians, plays Titanium, which is the fusion of flamenco, hip-hop and street dance.
World Dance Day is the birthday of the French dancer Jean-Georges Noverre since 1982. It was chosen by the UNESCO. A key objective of the international dance day is to popularize the dance arts in everyday life.
based on the szinhaz.hu
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