Archive 2016

For 19 consecutive years the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Rialto Theatre organize the most important Contemporary Dance Festival in our country. A festival, which has been embraced by dance friends in Cyprus, while having won a special place in the world map of the respective Festivals, presenting the latest trends and creations highlighting the evolution of contemporary dance internationally.

Overall 6 renowned dance groups from abroad and 4 Cypriot groups summon up this year's festival program. Participating dancing groups from European countries such The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the Czech Republic but also from neighboring Israel, as part of the Festival opening to the wider geographical area of Cyprus. The 4 groups representing Cyprus at the Festival are chosen by the Selection Committee and foreign representatives who attended the Contemporary Dance Platform, which took place last March.

Innovation at this year's festival is the appearance of the French group with a performance intended for open spaces and squares. The performance will take place at the Heroes Square with free admission, brings into direct contact the wider public with contemporary dance.

Given this year the opportunity to dance friends in Limassol and Nicosia to enjoy six performances at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol and 4 performances in Nicosia at the Pallas Theatre. In addition, dance friends from Nicosia will be able to attend the performances of Limassol, with a free shuttle.

Responsible for the organization are, as every year, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Rialto Theatre, in collaboration with the Embassies and Cultural Centers of the participating countries.

Performances Program at Rialto Theatre – Limassol

1.6 Wednesday / Israel

Rachel Erdos and Dancers | Rachel Erdos

Black / White

Hevel (25 ') & The man upstairs (20')

3.6 Friday / The Netherlands

LeineRoebana | Andrea Leine & Harijono Roebana

GhostTrack (75 ')

Wednesday 8.6 / Germany

COOPERATIVA MAURA MORALES | maura Morales

Sisyphos has been a woman (60 ')

14.6 Tuesday / Switzerland

DA MOTUS! | Antonio Bühler, Brigitte Meuwly

Souffle. (60 ')

22.6 Wednesday / Czech

VerTeDance, Jiri Havelka, Clarinet Factory | Veronika Knytlova

Correction (50 ')

30.6 Thursday / France

Compagnie 100 Issues | Valo Hollenstein, Vincent

Maggioni, Cyril Pernot et Lorca Renoux

Sonate pour 4 Cheins (75 ')

 

Performances Program Pallas Theater - Nicosia

1.6 Wednesday / Cyprus

EN DRASI | Evi Demetriou the more you dance the more you get (20 ')

Alexander Michael Complex Foreverafter (15 ')

Fotis Nikolaou These gentle hearts are like shot birds falling (20 ')

Amfidromo Chorotheatro, Elena Christodoulidou FRONTEARS (17 ')

3.6 Friday / Israel

Rachel Erdos and Dancers | Rachel Erdos

Black / White

Hevel (25 ') & The man upstairs (20')

Thursday 16.6 / Switzerland

DA MOTUS! | Antonio Bühler, Brigitte Meuwly

Souffle. (60 ')

Thursday 23.6 / Czech Republic

VerTeDance, Jiri Havelka, Clarinet Factory | Veronika Knytlova

Correction (50 ')

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