Focus on contemporary dance

Nomad Dance Academy and Kino Šiška with the support of the City of Ljubljana and numerous local and international partners invited key art professionals and city representatives to attend a three-day conference on an international network of residencies in the field of contemporary performing arts, with special focus on contemporary dance.

Purpose of the conference is to build a network of residencies in South-East Europe as a model of institutionalized and decentralized center for contemporary dance.

Find the full programme here: www.kinosiska.si.

EDN supported this first convention with the active participation of two board members, Pia Krämer (O Espaço do Tempo) and Paul-Eric Labrosse (La Place de la Danse – CDCN Toulouse Occitanie).

At this occasion, EDN President Pia Krämer was interviewed on Slovenian TV (from 1 min 05). Watch the interview here.

Artistic and discursive gatherings, presentations and professional advocacy platforms

Choreographic conventions

The Creative Europe cooperation project Life Long Burning (LLB) – Towards a sustainable Eco-System for Contemporary Dance in Europe has started to develop Choreographic Conventions, professional platforms addressing current issues of the dance field as well as the field’s place in society. The first convention was organised by Nomad Dance Academy Slovenia in collaboration with Centre for Urban Culture Kino Šiška (EDN member). Other conventions are announced here: www.lifelongburning.eu

Cooperation projects with Western Balkans

Deadline: 17 March 2020

Special open call from the EACEA

The specific objectives of this call are to increase cultural cross-border cooperation within the Western Balkans region and EU Member States and to strengthen the competitiveness of the cultural and creative industries in the region.

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Residency at Dansearena nord

Deadline: 10 February 2020

A dedicated programme for dance and movement

Dansearena nord in Hammerfest, Norway is offering choreographers, dancers and others working with dance and movement the possibility to apply for its Artist in Residence program.

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Residency at Bora Bora

Deadline: 31 January 2020

Bora Bora Residency Centre launches an open call for artistic ideas with a strong choreographic base, to be researched and/or developed in the season of 2020-21 (August 2020 to June 2021).

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Dancing your way to better health & well-being

November 2019

A new report by the World Health Organisation

This report synthesizes the global evidence from over 900 publications on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being, with a specific focus on the WHO European Region.

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