Balkan Dance Platform



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Country and Region SloveniaCentral Slovenia
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Ljubljana, Central Slovenia, Slovenia
Festival Contact Information

Full House Promotions
Email: info@fullhousepromotion.gr

Festival Description

Join us in the Spring 2011 in the lovely city of Ljubljana, to discover the flash body, honey and the blood of the Balkans! We are very pleased to inform you that the 6th edition of the Balkan Dance Platform 2011 (BDP 2011) will take place between 19 - 24 April 2011 in partnership with “Exodos”, international festival for contemporary stage arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia (15-24.4.2011).

Eighteen choreographers from 8 countries will present small scale works and full length performances in a special anniversary edition (10 years), dedicated to the contemporary dance in the Balkan region. The BDP 2011 program will includes a choreographers section with different performances selected by Jan Fabre as curator of Exodos Festival including works by Ivo Dimchev (BDP special guest performance invited by Jan Fabre), Caglar Yigitogullari, Alper Marangoz (Turkey), Kire Miladinoski (Makedonia), Matija Ferlin, Barbara Matijevic (Croatia), Matjaz( Faric( and Milko Lazar, Mateja Bucar, Bojan Jablanovec, Snjezana Premus (Slovenia), Maria Koliopoulou/Prosxima dance company, Konstadinos Rigos/OKTANA dancetheatre (Greece), Ferenc Sinko/Groudfloor and Cosmin Manolescu & Serial Paradise, (Romania). The selection was made from 170 applications received, by an international jury consisting in the BDP partners and Jan Fabre as curator of 2011 Exodos festival, based on the quality of the work, concept and national representatively.

Festival Dates April 19 - 24, 2011
Festival Links

http://balkandanceplatform.wordpress.com/
http://festival.exodos.si/

Festival Story:

The Balkan Dance Platform is a biennial event in the Balkans showcasing the current tendencies in contemporary dance and choreography in the region. The aim of is to enhance the development of the contemporary dance in the Balkan countries through promotion and presentation of choreographers and dancers, stimulating new productions, cooperation and networking in the region. To allow opportunties to new and emerging dancers and choreographers to present their work, before an international jury from the contemporary dance scene in the region to select the participating artists following a review of the submitted proposals.

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Festival Events:

  • Tuesday, April 19
    • Post.Sync, Ferenc Sinko (RO)
      Venue — Dance Theatre Ljubljana, at (6:00pm) 18.00
    • Singularity, M. Koliopoulou (GR)
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at (10:30pm) 22.30
  • Wednesday, April 20
    • Picnic opening
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre terrace, at (1:00pm) 13.00
    • Viva Mandić, V.Negativa (SI)
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre big hall, at (4:00pm) 16.00
    • Dressed undressed, K. Rigos (GR)
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre studio, at (5:00pm) 17.00
    • Dinner
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre lobby, at (6:00pm) 18.00
    • Interview with the Artist, V.Negativa (SI)
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centrebig hall, at (7:00pm) 19.00
    • Normal, A. Marangoz (TR)
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at (8:30pm) 20.30
    • Bug’s, K. Miladinoski (MK)
      Venue — Dance Theatre Ljubljana, at (9:30pm) 21.30
    • Series 25, M. Milić
      Venue — Dance Theatre Ljubljana, at (10:00pm) 22.00
  • Thursday, April 21
    • Diss and Luvstory, C. Yigitogullari (TR)
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at (6:30pm) (6:30pm) 18.30
    • Srh, M. Farič+M. Lazar (SL)
      Venue — Cankarjev dom Cultural Centre Linhart Hall, at (8:00pm) 20.00
    • Dinner
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre lobby, at (9:30pm) 21.30
    • Crimson, S. Tongus (TR)
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre studio, at (10:00pm) 22.00
    • I-on, I. Dimčev (BG)
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre big hall, at (10:30pm) 22.30
  • Friday, April 22
    • Move as, S. Premuš (SL)
      Venue — Dance Theatre Ljubljana, at (5:00pm) 17.00
    • Are you lonsome tonight?, K. Krastev (BG)
      Venue — Glej, at (6:00pm) (6:00pm) 18.00
    • Dinner
      Venue — Glej, at (10:30pm) 20.30
    • Iam 1984, B. Matijević (HR)
      Venue — Glej, at (9:00pm) 21.00
    • Bila bi palma, M. Buča (SL)
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at (10:30pm) 22.30
    • Party
      Venue — Slovene Etnographic Museum Cafe, at (11:30pm) 23.30
  • Saturday, April 23
    • 3 Young Choreographers Showcase
      A.Georgiev & I. Koruga (MK); A. Spassova (BG); A. Ibrahimovic & Lea Jerlagic & E. Selman;
      Venue — Glej, at 12:00 noon
    • We went with this bodies.., P. Dunca (RO)
      Venue — Dance Theatre Ljubljana, at 16.30
    • Sad sam, M. Ferlin (HR)
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at (6:00pm) 18.00
    • Dinner
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at (5:00pm) 19.00
    • Supergabriela, C. Manolescu (RO)
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre big hall, at (10:30pm) 22.30
    • Party
      Venue — Španski Borci Cultural Centre, at (11:30pm) 23.30
  • Sunday, April 24
    • Easter breakfast
      Venue — Old Power Plant, at 11:00am
    • 650 experiences, T. Reba
      Venue — Old Power, at 12:00 noon
Programming 2011:

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Venues 2011:
  • Dance Theatre Ljubljana
    • Prijateljeva 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Španski Borci Cultural Centre
    • Zaloška cesta 61, SI-1 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Old Power Plant
    • Kotnikova 9, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Cankarjev dom Cultural Centre
    • Prešernova 10, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Glej
    • Gregorčičeva 3, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Slovene Etnographic Museum Cafe
    • Metelkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

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