For the third year running the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Swedish Institute bring young creative minds from the Baltic Sea region together into one space to explore new perspectives and sources of inspiration in the region.
The sound of drums fills the street. I’m dressed in full Samba costume. Platform shoes, sequins and a large feathered back piece. My feet stamp to the beat of the music. Sweat is running down my face. I’m dancing and there’s a wild, happy feeling in my bones. I smile at the people I meet. They smile back. It’s summer on Gothenburg’s main boulevard. Fiesta is in the air.
Have you ever been thrown out of a restaurant for dancing? Or been at a gig and told by the police to stop dancing? Dancing wherever, however or whenever you want in the Nordic region is not actually permitted.
From 21st to 25th March, Balticlab – a joint project by the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Swedish Institute aimed at creating a network of interdisciplinary talent in the Baltic Sea Region, who collectively link the region, as well as act as future front-runners and innovators in their respective fields – takes place in Tallinn.
Arts Printing House in Vilnius presents International contemporary circus festival – “New Circus Weekend”, which will occupy the city of Vilnius on the 3rd to the 9th of September. Circus is coming to town, but this circus is not for children!
Taking place for the 11th time, O.Z.O.R.A. festival was a one week experience in the middle of Hungarian untouched nature, that allowed people from all over the world to come together and share the joy of music, art and different forms of self-expression.
An international urban space and street art festival Prosessi (Process) takes place at 12-20 on 12 June in the Suvilahti culture factory area in Helsinki, bringing together street artists from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, France, Germany and Great Britain.
Young Estonian dancers Kadri Noormets and Kadi Maria Vooglaid presented their work in progress “60’ state of“ in dance festival UUS TANTS 2013 in Haapsalu, Estonia. Two female dancers were dancing club- or trancedance with techno-music background for 60 minutes.