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Dance festival brings “Focus Slovakia-Israel“

SOON after the Elledanse dance theatre returns from the summer break, it will host a smaller, three-day festival starting on September 6, offering a sampling of contemporary Israeli dance, accompanied by events like a concert of Jewish songs from Slovakia, dance workshops, a panel discussion on dance in Israel, the launch of a photo exhibition of modern Israel, a motion performance and stand-up comedy.

SOON after the Elledanse dance theatre returns from the summer break, it will host a smaller, three-day festival starting on September 6, offering a sampling of contemporary Israeli dance, accompanied by events like a concert of Jewish songs from Slovakia, dance workshops, a panel discussion on dance in Israel, the launch of a photo exhibition of modern Israel, a motion performance and stand-up comedy.

The festival unites Slovak and Israeli artists, as one of the pieces, a multi-genre performance involving YouTube videos that will premiere here, was choreographed and directed by Israeli artist Renana Raz and trained by members of Slovakia’s Elledanse troupe.

The multi-genre festival Focus Slovensko-Israel seeks to present aspects of Israeli culture that might be less known in Slovakia. Darina Abrahámová and Šárka Ondrišová will offer a panel discussion with participants of the International Exposure 2012 festival in Tel Aviv; and Israeli choreographer Dafi Altabeb will lead two workshops on contemporary dance.

The evening performances at T & D House, in Miletičova 17/B start at 20:00 and cost €4 and €8, the discussion is free, admission to the workshops is separate and tickets for the whole festival cost €15 and €25 (€9 and €19 only for performances). Bookings can be made at 0907/835-877 and more information can be found at the elledanse.sk website.

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