The prepremiere of #minaret opens the festival

The prepremiere of #minaret of the star of the Arab region Omar Rajeh will open the 11th edition of the ONE DANCE WEEK festival. The piece will take place on September 21 at 19:30 in the Boris Hristov House of Culture in Plovdiv. #minaret is an artistic reaction to the demolition of the ancient city of Aleppo during the war in Syria. In particular the killing of its soul – the minaret of the Great mosque that carried great historical value during the shootings. Read More…

Papaioannou with an award from the MC of Bulgaria

THE GREAT TAMER of the notorious choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou is part of the 11th edition of ONE DANCE WEEK.

Celebrating May 24 the Minister of culture Boil Banov recognized the world-famous choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou with a Golden Age prize – a seal of Tzar Simeon The Great -and a diploma for his achievements in the field of culture. Papaioannou will present his piece THE GREAT TAMER for the first time in Bulgaria in September and during his stay will receive personally the award from the Ministry of Culture.

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FOCUS LITHUANIA will present 3 impressive performances. All recognized with prestigious Lithuanian awards as part of the eleventh edition of the ONE DANCE WEEK festival.

FOCUS LITHUANIA, a module of the ONE DANCE WEEK festival, consists of 3 contemporary dance pieces from Lithuania. The program is curated by Gintarė Masteikaitė from Lietuvos šokio informacijos centras. The shows are GODOS by Šokio Teatras Aura (October 12), GAME OVER by Low Air Urban Dance Theatre (October 13), and CONTEMPORARY? by Menų spaustuvė/ Arts Printing House (October 14).

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Dimitris Papaioannou in Bulgaria

Renowned Greek choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou will present a spectacle for the first time in Bulgaria.

THE GREAT TAMER by Dimitris Papaioannou will be performed on September 28th and 29th at “Boris Hristov” House of Culture – Plovdiv starting at 19:30 as part of ONE DANCE WEEK 2018.

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SPOTLIGHT: USA – full program

It is called A Platform of American Dance but SPOTLIGHT: USA is so much more.  Shortly 9 of the best U.S. choreographers and their dance companies will arrive in Plovdiv where the Old and the New worlds will meet. Here is the full program:

March 24, SATURDAY

20:00 – 21:00 Film showing CHECK YOUR BODY AT THE DOOR, ONE DANCE WEEK office, Kapana

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Under the spotlight: the USA

ONE DANCE WEEK is pleased to be the local partner and organizer of SPOTLIGHT: USA, а platform for American dance, which will be held in Plovdiv from 26 to 28 March.

American dance showcase – nine companies, three days, a complete programпе of performances, workshops, and discussions – in Bulgaria. Until recently, an event of this magnitude seemed impossible. Because of the thousands of kilometers, the paths less traveled, the many unknowns.

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