Dancers in Poland are taking part in a research project to help scientists understand the pressures and strains placed on the performers body while
Seven choreographers from Egypt, the UK, the US, Canada and the Netherlands have come together at the Cairo Contemporary Dance Festival ‘By Chance.’
As part of its international tour, Kazakhstan’s young Astana Ballet Theatre from Kazakhstan was in Hungary, where it performed to a sold-out theatre
One the most famous ballerinas in the world, Russian Maya Plisetskaya, had died of a heart attack in Germany at the age of 89. Born in 1925 she
Russian ballerina Natalia Osipova is in her second season as a principal with the company wowing audiences at sold out shows. “Dramatic
Krump started as an edgy, urban dance craze in Belgium. Under the guidance of European choreographers it is gaining in popularity and credibility as a dance form.
‘Torobaka’ is an innovative show currently touring Europe featuring a unique combination of flamenco and the Indian classical dance form Kathak.
Thousands of female Catholic students participate in a pre-Valentine mass dance campaign against gender violence and discrimination.
‘Pixel’, a show that transforms notions of time, space and movement, illuminated the stage of la Maison de la Danse in Mourad Merzouki’s native Lyon
Sydney is celebrating its annual arts festival. The Australian city hosts a variety of genres. Renowned Chinese artist Zhang Huan has erected two
They have chosen to put their talent at the service of the Principality. This last episode of Monaco Life takes you to meet some of the men and women
This week Learning World is getting to grips with the state of education in South Africa. From the early days of schooling through to university
In this edition of Learning World we explore how what we hear – and sometimes what we don’t hear – affects our ability to learn as well as our
Krump is an urban dance craze that is sweeping Liege in Belgium. For Pierre Anganda it started three years ago when he helped create BBF 2.0, the
In this edition of Generation Y we visit the Louvre in Paris seeking inspiration. We are in the company of a group of young choreographers who are
The Harlem Shake craze that swept the world in the first months of 2013 has been resuscitated by inmates in a prison in north-west France, local
Samba is at the heart of the world famous Rio Carnival. An iconic dance and musical genre imported by African slaves and enriched with local rhythms
Carnival in Vienna means dancing till dawn at a prestigious ball: like the one given by the Vienna Philharmonic, which takes place at the
“It is a dance that is more like a love embrace. Tango is synonymous with sensuality, seduction, and eroticism.
“It takes two to tango”, says
The South Korean city of Busan was alive with music and performance as it hosted the International Dance Festival from June 1st to the 5th.
At ‘Steps’, the celebrated contemporary dance festival in Zurich, a name stood out among the top artists invited: French dancer Sylvie Guillem and
Russia has an enviably high literacy rate of nearly 100%. The influences of the Soviet era are still very much present although, to keep up with the
Three world stars on one stage: the French dancer Sylvie Guillem, the Canadian director Robert Lepage and the British choreographer Russell Maliphant
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interviews with French dancer Sylvie Guillem, British choreographer Russell Maliphant and Canadian director
In a special bonus feature, we present an extended interview (in Hungarian) with Janos Kiss, the director of Hungarian dance company Gyori Balett.
The Budapest Spring Festival includes opera, ballet, jazz and classical music, street performances, pantomime and open-air concerts. The festival