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Begins Court Dance Festival Cracovia Danza


Court Dance in South America - is the theme of this year's seventeenth edition of the Festival of Court Dances in Krakow. For six consecutive days of the festival was planned many activities: workshops, lectures, performances and daily shows of dance, as well as a great ball Szczepanski Square. Court Dance Festival Cracovia Danza will run from 4 to 9 August 2016.

Festival since its inception is associated with various historical places of Cracow. It has become a tradition that the first part of the festival, workshop, held at the Renaissance Villa Decius in Krakow, and each workshop day ends at. 18 dance shows.

The finale of the festival will take place this year in the heart of old Krakow, beautifully restored Szczepanski Square. Over the last two days of the festival, on specially constructed stage will reign in the international court dances performed.

Age XVI and XVII is a period of great influence of European culture in South America, while the great fascination with the exotic newly discovered lands. Brought to Europe unknown motion elements and costumes of various countries in South America, in conjunction with the European technology have created new forms and styles of dance, for example. Chaconne is Canarios. The opera-ballets appeared as scenes and characters from the world of South American Indians. It turns out that in the seventeenth century, this subject was extremely fashionable also in ballets baroque.

During the seventeenth edition of the Court Dance Festival Cracovia Danza will be presented public performances and events referring to this particular subject so important for the repertoire ballets and court dances the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. At the finale of the festival, which will take place in the center of the city, on Szczepanski Square was planned show "Around the tango" and the great gala dance "Il nuovo mondo". Both show performed by the Cracovia Danza Court Ballet with foreign visitors, international celebrities dance. This year also there will be a great ball for the audience.

The event program is available at www.cracoviadanza.pl

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