Lansare Contact Bucharest Festival 2018


Friends and dancers around the world, this year we are pleased to invite you to join us a few days before and after our Contact Improvisation Festival in Bucharest, for new dance events, more city time and more of Romania landscape:

13-16 June - PRE-FESTIVAL - performances & masterclasses

B17-24 June - FESTIVAL - intensives, labs & jams

25-30 June - POST-FESTIVAL - dance retreat in wild nature (Transylvania)

This structure is designed to offer you the possibility to participate only in ONE part, if you wish so, since we cannot offer the option of partial participation in the masterclasses, intensives and workshops inside each part.

EARLY BIRD tickets are available until 1st of April on the site:

!! please note that each part has a maximum numbers of participants that it can contain !!

PRE-FESTIVAL - we invite you earlier to take time to VISIT BUCHAREST, to watch TWO PERFORMANCES with dancers that use CI and improvisation practices on stage, participate and learn from them in TWO MASTERCLASSES, join a LECTURE on the practice of Poetic Movement and dance in a JAM SESSION where you will get to know some of romanian dancers that might not be present in the festival.

ARTISTS: Stephen Batts (Ireland), Alexandra Soshnicova and Sergey Golovnea (Moldova)

(20 participants)

FESTIVAL - One week of CI intensive classes, video-making and a performance laboratories, jam sessions, discussions and meals together + towards the end, open events for public: street performance// video projection of the films created in the festival // participants performance // teachers performance.

TEACHRES: Scott Wells (USA), Mirva Birgitta Mäkinen (Finland), Elisa Ghion (Italy), Stephen Batts, (Ireland), Claus Springborg (Denmark) +surprise guest teachers.

(50 participants)

POST-FESTIVAL - five days in a secluded place in Transylvania, including twelve hours intensive workshop, walking trips, relaxing, eating, singing by the fire, individual practice space, jam sessions, camping space +all nature can offer.

The place is at kilometers away from any road or village, on top of a hill, bordered by an enchanted forest, merging wilderness and civilization, solitude and communion.

TUNING SCORES - Instant composition workshop

in nature setting with Nora Hajos (HU/USA)

(20 participants)

Please find more details about teachers, classes, performances, schedule, prices and REGISTRATION on our site:

For questions please write us on:

Be present ;)

@ContactBucharestFestival is a fee based cultural event with no financed support, organised by the group of artists petec, and hosted by Centrul Naţional al Dansului Bucureşti

Media partners: Linotip - Centru Independent Coregrafic, Coțofana urbană,,,, Modernism Punct Ro, Brrlog

♥ If our initiative inspires you and you want to be our partner or support us with a donation please write us about you and what you can offer. We will use your help to make our event more accessible to new comers and to financially challenged participants. ♥

”Dance is the normality”

Steve Batts

Link detalii
Contact Bucharest Festival & PETEC
June 13-30 2018
Centrul National al Dansului Bucuresti (B-dul Marasesti 80 - 82)