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22 May 2012 - 29 Jun 2012

Philippines | Focus on European contemporary dance


EUNIC (European National Institutes for Culture) in the Philippines announces that from 22 May to 29 June 2012 it will focus on the collaboration of European contemporary dance groups and choreographers from France, Italy and Germany.

The program comprises performances of the dance groups Compagnie Blanca Li (France), Le Supplici (Italy), ArtLana Dance Duo (Israel), as well as dance workshops (title: Explore Excite Exposes) by France, Germany and Italy (Emanuel Serafini, director of the Avignon Choreographic Center, Arco Renz, choreographer, and Fabrizio Favala, chorographer and founder of the modern dance group “Le Supplici”) at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, a conference, conducted with French experts on Asian Contemporary Dance in Europe as well as Israeli dancers and choreographers; screening of films on contemporary dance. The main partner of the European event is the Contemporary Dance Network Manila, organizer of the WiFi Body Festival, which takes place annually from the end of June until mid July. The project is part of the WiFi Body Festival and offers young Filipino dancers and choreographers a platform for practical and discursive exchange with international artists by studying new body movements and actual choreographic styles of European contemporary dance. Place: Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila – University of the Philippine This event is part of the European Union's cultural showcase in Manila, Viva Europa - see website for full programme (April - July 2012) Image: Blanca Li Dance Company - Electro Kif Check out the Asian Tour of Blanca Li Dance Company May-June 2012: performances in China, Philippines and Indonesia.