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22 Nov 2021

Dance Week Festival

DANCE WEEK FESTIVAL (Tjedan suvremenog plesa) is Croatia’s primary international festival of contemporary dance, movement theatre and mime. This annual festival, organised by Institute for Movement and Dance was founded in 1982. Its eclectic programming is a platform for encounters of diverse choreographic and artistic visions meet and stimulate dialogue across the arts disciplines. The alchemy of dance, its continuous evolution and its many appearing forms today is a fascinating one – revealed through each new festival edition.

The Festival offers a context to the development of new ideas, alongside world renown names and choreographic living legends exist trend setting authors and the space for emerging talent of new talent as well as a point for reflection on the art of dance within the overall Croatian culture and society.

As one of the oldest festivals in the region, DANCE WEEK FESTIVAL has presented well over 500 works of internationally acclaimed choreographers.

In 2017 Dance Week Festival was awarded by the European Association of Festivals with the EFFE Label (European Festivals for Europe) supported by the European Commission.