Address: viale strozzi, piazza adua , Florence - Historical CenterDate: Thursday 23 February 2017
100 Dance shades:
Florence is staged the twelfth edition of Danzainfiera
23/26 February 2017 - Florence, Fortezza da Basso
From February 23 to 26, it is staged the twelfth edition of Danzainfiera: the event from the original format - exported to Europe and the world - dedicated to 100 shades of dance and dance. All genres, styles and of this art souls gathered in one place; a rich schedule of lectures, exhibitions, conferences, shows and competitions, designed not only for professionals and experts, but also for those who live dance as pure passion.
The walls of the sixteenth-century Fortezza da Basso in Florence for 4 days, become a place of useful meetings: talented young people who dream of a career of dancers are confronted with great stars of the dance yesterday and today, the most important brands in the sector exhibit their creations to an audience in search of the most interesting innovations. Danzainfiera host the Italian artisan shops with their craftsmanship, but also the most quoted companies in the audience of dance: Expected exhibitors from major European countries, but also from Russia, Poland, Japan, China, Canada, America, England.
The springboard for their career
Training and artistic growth opportunities are always of Danzainfiera heart: lectures, workshops and internships with larger maître in the world, hearings to give the opportunity to young dancers to access the best European academies and Italian. New this year: a special event to clinch a training period in America.
Dance Inside Out
Dance "in and out" was the theme for 2017. Danzainfiera will be released from the walls of the fortress with Dance in the City: impromptu performances of Flamenco, Swing, Pinch, Zumba, Hip Hop and Breakdance wandering the streets of Florence in the event's opening day.
Under a starry sky ... dance
Premier danseurs of the most important theaters in the world, international performers and entertainers, outstanding teachers, a dancing stars pink able to best represent each style of dance: from France Dorothée Gilbert, étoile dell 'Opera of Paris from Britain's Sarah Lamb and Italian Federico Bonelli, both Principal of the Royal Ballet in London; from Italy the histrionic choreographer Luca Tommassini, artistic director of Xfactor, Luciano Cannito, director and choreographer of international fame, and Alessandra Celentano appreciated teacher talent Amici di Maria de Filippi. Even the Street Dance will have its spearheads with Roxrite, the b-boy already number one in the world, Nelson, one of the most well known poppers of the French scene and Icee, winning all the most important races of Hip Hop.
100 shades of Dance
Dance for those who want to fulfill a dream and turn a passion into career opportunities, but also for those who love fun dance: the ground floor of the Spadolini pavilion will host an entire area dedicated to the most innovative and popular disciplines of Dance Fitness, ideal for keeping in shape and burn calories dancing. Danzainfiera as always will be an experimental laboratory to test the most promising developments in the industry, or to present to the Italian public disciplines and abroad are already depopulated. More and more hybrid forms of dance like them because fun, effective and affordable for everyone.
Children dance, between dream and reality
Even the smallest space in 'Baby Dance area with specially designed activities and workshops for young people with special guests like the protagonists of Maggie and Bianca Fashion Friends, the TV series on Fashion and Entertainment on Rai Gulp. Nineteenth-century environments, labs with original music and hardbacks of the animated film Ballerina - In February in Italian cinemas - for girls and boys who want to dream with Felicie and Victor.
Fashion and Dance: the winning combination
For its twelfth edition, Danzainfiera has decided to celebrate the excellence of Italian tailoring: a sector tied hand in glove with the dance. Thus was born the Italian Atelier project: an exhibition area dedicated to the tailors who make costumes that with their skill and quality tailoring to create unique products that will enhance the body of the dancer and the choreographer's work.
Always one of the busiest points of attraction by visitors is the section devoted to companies, thirteen thousand square meters where the most loved fashion brands from the dancers can expose or bring the catwalk to the room outfit and leisure, purchased in the area shopping.
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Danzainfiera 2017: 23/26 February 2017, Florence - Fortezza da Basso
Hours: Saturday: 15:00 to 20:00. Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 to 20:00
Admission: 15 € 1 day / 40 € 4 days / 10 € reduced for children 8-12 years
Free: disabled, children under 8 years
Groups (min. 30 inputs): € 10 per person, can be purchased online by February 10, 2017
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