Four European dance platforms in February 2024
February 2024 will be an exciting month for all dance enthusiasts. Three European Dance platforms are taking place across the continent presenting the most thrilling and interesting shows from different national dance scenes. Conveniently scheduled one after the other not only professionals, networkers and audiences from all over the world, regional or local will have the opportunity to experience the best of European Contemporary Dance. Travelling southbound from the far North the 2024 Festival schedule starts in Oslo, continues in Germany and ends in Switzerland.
Baltic Dance Platform
9 to 11 February in Riga
ICE HOT Oslo
14 to 18 February 2024 in Oslo
21 to 25 February 2024 in Freiburg
Swiss Dance Days
28 February to 3 March 2024 in Zurich
Baltic Dance Platform 2024 is taking place in Riga from 9 to 11 February 2024. For three days you will have a chance to experience a breeze of contemporary dance within three Baltic countries - Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The artistic works of Baltic Dance Platform were selected by an international jury - the entire programme is on its way, but you can see selected artists on our website. Baltic Dance Platform is organized by Latvian Dance Information Centre, Lithuanian Dance Information Centre and Estonian theater and contemporary dance platform Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava. The registration for the Baltic Dance Platform 2024 is now open for dance professionals of dance houses, festival programmers, curators, producers, presenters, managers, critics, dance artists and other professionals in the field of dance! Closing day is 10 December 2023. Follow the Registration link for professionals.
ICE HOT Oslo 2024 is a Nordic dance art platform presenting both emerging and established names of Nordic contemporary dance and choreography to presenters, programmers, and other professionals from all over the world. It will take place in Oslo 14 to 18 February 2024. ICE HOT Oslo 2024 is an excellent networking event in a uniquely warm and cosy atmosphere. The aim is to increase international touring and other working opportunities of Nordic artists, and to help our communities to share ideas and connections. The program consists of 21 performances, 18 artist presentations, seminars and networking/social activities. ICE HOT Oslo will have the Arctic as a focus area and sustainability as a common thread.
Registration is open and deadline is 15 January 2024.
Contact: Project manager Kirre Arneberg | email@example.com
From 21 to 25 February 2024, Tanzplattform Deutschland 2024 will transform the city of Freiburg and the entire tri-border region into the hub of the German and international dance scene. Tanzplattform Deutschland is an outstanding discourse and presentation space for contemporary dance and performance in and from Germany - connecting artists, curators and journalists. It is taking place biennially each ime in another citiy - 2024 presenting a selection of the ten most remarkable positions from over 550 dance and performance productions. A varied supporting programme brings together critical international and local perspectives on dance in different formats and offers numerous opportunities for professional networking. 2024 is also a special year, as Tanzplattform Deutschland celebrates its 30th anniversary.
The Swiss Dance Days are the most important promotion platform for Swiss dance and take place every two years in a different Swiss city. The next edition will take place in Zurich from 28 February to 3 March 2024. Over four days, 15 productions will be shown, selected by a jury of experts. The Swiss Dance Days are aimed at both the local public and a national and international audience of professionals. Professional attendees and programmers may register from December 2023 onwards, benefitting from reduced admission and accommodation at our partner hotel, which we are able to offer thanks to the Swiss arts council Pro Helvetia.
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