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

Screendance production residency

Deadline: 28 July 2020

Submission call for its 2021 edition!

In order to support the vitality of screendance production, La Briqueterie CDCN du Val-de-Marne and its partners have launched the new submission call for their Screendance Production Residency that supports the creation of a short film.

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Grand (Re)Union

20 June 2020

Documenting, cultivating and transmitting, relevant knowledge and practices honed in dance, movement, and choreographic reflection and creation.

From being a ten-day in-person gathering it changed into a two-year platform for commissioning, collecting and archiving the wisdom of our fields - starting with an online event on 20 June

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Call for residencies in Toulouse

Deadline: 30 June 2020

Creation & research residencies in 2021

EDN member La Place de la Danse CDCN Toulouse Occitanie calls for residencies applications - have a look and send your request!

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Dancehouses in May and June

May - June 2020

Join EDN members remotely

While many EDN members are still closed for public, activities continue to take place remotely - both for artists and audiences! We bring to you plenty of shows, trainings, celebrations, reflections. Take your peak!

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International Dance Day

29 April 2020

A message by Gregory Vuyani Maqoma

2020 is a year with even more challenges for the performing arts community all over the world. Because of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, the General Secretariat Team of ITI initiated that all the members and friends celebrate International Dance Day 2020 - online.

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Rescue the arts

Plea to national governments

In the face of the crisis, together with IETM, Circostrada, ETC and In Situ, we call on the national governments to take measures to safeguard the long-term viability of the cultural sector.

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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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