Moldova Festival Contact + 2019

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Moldova Festival CONTACT Plus – Contact Improvisation and Performance

This is a special event, because Moldova is a magical and unusual place. Aside from deep dances, we will perform a lot and contemplate beauty together. This festival will be a space for movement exploring and searching for poetry in the meeting.

The program of intensives and labs in this year is super interesting and rich:

Pre-Festivals Workshops
Festival CI and performance
Afterparty jam fest as dessert 

We invited an amazing team of teachers: Chris Aiken (USA), Steve Batts (S. Ireland), Mirva Makinen (Finland), Leilani Weis (Chile), Miguel Strebel(Spain), Katya Basalaeva (Russia), Michal Ratajski (Poland), Alessandro Rivellino (Brazil).
Also inviting festival guests and teachers : Petya Stoicova ( Bulgaria), Dariusz Nowak , Iwona Olszowska and Pawel Konior ( Poland ) , Aglaya Dateshidze (Russia).

We invite you to dance and to find special poetry of the meeting through it!
We will create together a living field of interest where everyone has the opportunity to be visible, expressed and to observe.
This year we want to be such a meeting space for dance and performance!
Via wild geese we have already sent news to amazing teachers and artists.

We specially traveled to the fields and danced in the rain in order to please you with a rich harvest during the festival.
We are preparing special surprises for those who come to us for the first time, and for those who already love us for a long time :-).
One of these gifts will be the opportunity to create performances together, as well as see the set theatrical and dance performances.
Warm days, a circle of friends, performances, jams and celebration are waiting for you!

Warmly Yours, multinational team of organisers —
Alexandra Soshnicova Сергей Головня (Sergey Golovnea) Стан Потоку (Stan Potoku) Ольга Брага Inna Pavlichuk Alex Postnikov Negru Virginia Xenia Isaeva

WHEN? September 16-22!
WHERE? Moldova, Chisinau, center!


Food and accommodation are not included in the price of the festival and they are not centralized, but we will help you to navigate!

ACCOMMODATION during the festival.
There are several suggestions:
– you can stay in the hostel
– rent an apartment together with several participants
– ask for a hosting at Moldovan contact people (places are limited)
– to find accommodation in Chisinau

FOOD during the festival:
This year we will not have centralized food at the festival, so participants have the opportunity to choose their own ways and places for this. Of course we can help with this!
September is a time of seasonal fruits, vegetables, grapes, watermelons, which you can buy at the market, 10 minutes from the studios.
Also, there are many cafes and restaurants around where you can always taste traditional or other cuisine. At the festival spaces there will always be tea, fruits, a light snack during jams and at lunchtime.

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