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11/10/12 contemporary dance in Latvia , Culture policy and infrastructure , Education and research , experience abroad , Latest posts

The Baltic Bubble residency: not that into each other

The Baltic Bubble residency: not that into each other
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Ingrida Gerbutaviciute

The Baltic Bubble – a platform for contemporary dance scene of Baltic countries – has just had its premiere in Tallinn. Within three days (September 18-20, 2012) the representatives from all three countries showed their work: Mārtiņš Eihe from Latvia, Agnija Šeiko and Jonas Sakalauskas from Lithuania, and Mart Kangro, Kenneth Flack, Krista Köster and Kristina Paškevičius from Estonia. The whole idea and its realization was a remarkable step forward for the Baltic dance scene. Since this platform was realized as the artistic program of the Nordic-Baltic dance encounter keðja, The Baltic Bubble came out as an important event for the Baltic dance community and hopefully will be continued as a strong artistic voice among our Nordic neighbors. Continue reading

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04/09/12 contemporary dance in Latvia , Culture policy and infrastructure , Education and research , experience abroad , Latest posts

To get to know Cyprus dance in five days?

To get to know Cyprus dance in five days?
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As part of the project E-Motional Bodies & Cities in summer 2012 two Latvians spent time in residencies in Cyprus. Dance writer Inta Balode was in Limmasol for short five days research trip and choreographer Kristīne Vismane worked for a month in order to develop her choreographic ideas and work with Cypriot children. The text bellow (pdf) offers summary about the Cyprus experiences and it also deals with comparison with the dance situation in Latvia.

TO GET TO KNOW CYPRUS DANCE IN 5 DAYS by Inta Balode with comments from Kristīne Vismane

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