Kuopio Dance Festival’s course programme is even more versatile than before
This year, 120 applications were received, of which 10 were from abroad
Kuopio Dance Festival and Finnish Dance Schools Association STOPP ry invite dance schools to apply to perform at the 54th Kuopio Dance Festival.
Nina Enroth learned as a grown-up that dance belongs to everyone.
We interviewed Jani Talo, whose career as a ballet dancer at the Finnish National Ballet is almost done.
We interviewed Paula Thesleff, a top professional in the field of sports psychology.
We interviewed Eeva Anttila, a professor of dance pedagogy at Theatre Academy of University of the Arts.
We interviewed our guest of the month Antti Keinänen, a soloist dancer in the Finnish National Ballet.
We interviewed Toni Ledentsa, the curator of Galleria Ars Libera.
New Artistic Director of Kuopio Dance Festival, Riku Lehtopolku is working with his first programme for the festival.
Unique story of Kuopio Dance Festival is a pearl among dance arts. These photos cover decades of dance.
Kuopio already had the pedigree of a cultural town. Ballet had been teached in the city since 1950s, so the atmosphere was right
New time of the year and time to start something new. How about dance?