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20 Sep 2010 - 27 Sep 2010

Hungary | 4th Pécs International Dance Festival

[caption id="attachment_6118" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Hiroaki Umeda: Duo"][/caption] Currently European Capital of Culture, Pécs presents its 4th International Dance Festival, including performance by contemporary Japanese artist Hiroaki Umeda, supported by the EU-Japan Fest. Pécs is a town of cultural diversity. Based on the traditionally vibrant and multicoloured cultural life of the town and thinking of all the various genres of dance a uniquely rich and varied programme awaits dance fans for the Pécs International Dance Festival every year. The programme includes performers from France, Hungary, Slovenia and the UK. Hiroaki Umeda was born in 1977 and currently lives and works in Tokyo. He studied photography at the Nihon University in Japan and decided to start dancing at the age of 20. In 2000 Hiroaki Umeda founded his own company «S20» and since he has started making own pieces. One of his represented piece “while going to a condition” was presented at the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales (France) and was hailed as ” a visual and sensorial experience…