4th “Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival”
Under the Aegis of the International Dance Council (CID-UNESCO)
1 – 3 July 2016 at “Dora Stratou” Theater
The new INSTITUTION that was created in Greece, the “Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival” opens its gates once more on July 1st 2016. The Festival will last from the 1st till the 3rd of July 2016 and will take place at the Historical “Dora Stratou”, in the center of Athens, under the fully green hill of Filopappos.
This unique cultural quality Festival will become – once more – a great cultural event for the artistic activities during the summer period in Athens. It is being organized again by Artistic Studio Oriental Expression in collaboration with the Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development.
Greece has always been a crossroad between East and West, where diverse cultures met and have been formed throughout thousands or years. From India and Middle East to North Africa and the Mediterranean Basin, cultures come to close contact by exchanging various characteristics mainly related to culture and all forms of Art.
The Festival aims to highlight these particular features emphasizing on the Arts of Dance and Music, and to provide the opportunity for those interested to discover the magic and the beauty of this peaceful gathering of nations – beyond geographical boundaries – at this modern world that we live in.
In the limits of the festival dancers, musicians, singers as well as intellectual people from Greece and abroad will participate. In addition, workshops will take place in combination with presentations, performances, lectures, bazaars and lots of other activities.
Specifically, the participants will have the opportunity to attend to a variety of dance and music workshops from Master teachers, who will visit Greece from many countries.
During the festival, will be held the 3rd International Bollywood Dance Competition in Greece with awards and presents.
Cultural organizations, dance troupes but also individual artists (singers, dancers, etc.) who would like to participate in the Festival can address to the organizers.