The 8th edition of eXplore dance festival – Bucharest International Contemporary Dance and Performance Festival, the most important event for contemporary dance and performance in Romania will take place between September 28 – November 9, at WASP – Working Art Space and Production.
eXchange is the focus of this year’s eXplore dance festival artistic selection. Encouraging choreographic research, supporting the younger generation of dancers and choreographers and the diversity of contemporary forms of dance and performance, increasing visibility among the wide audience, this year’s programme focuses on future generations.
eXplore dance festival 2013 will unfold around three essential points: international cooperation, continuous education, the development of a new platform for production and distribution in contemporary dance and performance and will include: presentations, performances, installations, films, workshops, coaching projects, artist talks, conferences and lectures. The special guest of the edition is the well-known German choreographer Raimund Hoghe, Pina Bausch’s dramaturge, much acclaimed on the international stages through his unique personality. “Pas de deux”, one of his most recent creations, will be presented on November 9 at WASP – Working Art Space and Production.
Meet the Next Generation is a programme for supporting and promoting the younger generation of choreographers and performers – with a special focus on East-European artists, will continue this year with coachings and choreographic research and production activities.
Special events in the frame of eXplore dance festival the 8th edition are: film screenings celebrating the centenary “Sacre du printemps” | Stravinsky – Pina Bausch (“Sacre du Printemps” and “Café Muller”), Raimund Hoghe (“Sacre du printemps”), contemporary dance shorts, in partnership with Cinedans – Dance on Screen Festival (Amsterdam).