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A modern classic comes from Hungary to Plovdiv on the 29th of September. Szeged Contemporary Dance Company brings new life to one of the most famous stage works and creates a stunning dance performance. CARMINA BURANA tells about our human conditions and The Fate.

A barbarian community is struggling for survival on the ruins of a civilization. A girl falls in love but this moment of light seems doomed in the darkness clinch. Choreographer Tames Juronics sets a mirror for us to learn more about ourselves, our fate and chances, our humanity.

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Szeged Contemporary Dance Company combines the precision and the power of dance and theater. Their clear technical skills and theater scenography are a landmark for impressive productions for audiences to experience. The classical music repertoire of the company consists of theatrical dances based on the works of composers such as Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Bartók, Orff, Eötvös, and the company’s varied repertoire also contains choreographies composed to musical montages. 

For more than 30 years, the company has staged 126 performances with over 200 Hungarian and foreign dancers and has toured in 29 countries. The company has received many professional and audience awards.

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ONE DANCE WEEK is organized by ONE Foundation for Culture and Arts and is a part of the program of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019. The event is supported by the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria.

The Szeged ballet comes for a third visit in Bulgaria, after 2011 during the Hungarian EU Presidency, and 2016 for the 60th anniversary of the Revolution in 1956.

CARMINA BURANA is presented in Plovdiv with the support of The Embassy of Hungary in Sofia, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Hungarian Academy of Arts and the National Cultural Fund of Hungary.