17 years as an Artistic Director will culminate at the Au Revoir Jorma U. gala. We shall say goodbye to a fantastic period of time with Jorma Uotinen and at the same time welcome our new Artistic Director Riku Lehtopolku. Significant works and artists from Uotinen's career will be seen at Kuopio Music Centre. Tero Saarinen and Hungarian Andrea Ladanyi will bring their own artistic greetings. Furthermore, Uotinen's own choreography fabulous Jord, by Finnish National Ballet is part of the gala program.
Duration approx. 120 min. (interval)
One of the most famous contemporary dance companies in Australia, Sydney Dance Company will be seen at the Kuopio Dance Festival this year.
Hungarian contemporary dance duo Zoltán Grecsó and Betarix Simkó will arrive to Kuopio.
Frenák's contemporary dance company is one of the most famous companies in Hungary.
Jacopo Godani, together with Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company, visits Kuopio Dance festival. This triple bill will be seen at the Kuopio Music Centre.
Jorma Uotinen, Artistic Director of Kuopio Dance Festival, will say goodbye at au revoir gala.
Kuopio Dance festival celebrates 50th anniversary. Two galas will be held at the Kuopio Music Centre.
Excerpts from the school's spring performance named program includes classical ballet and contemporary dance
Dance Camp for Boys has been part of the course program over thirty years.
Stage jury will choose the on stage-performers and festival audience will see the programs during the week.