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vladimir bulat on Wed, 19 Jan 2005 13:34:46 +0100 (CET)


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[Nettime-ro] RE: [Info_Culture] Balkan Dance Platform, November 2005, Skopje,Macedonia



  




"Pro Helvetia Bucharest" <phbuc {AT} pcnet.ro> wrote:
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>Balkan Dance Platform
>15-17 November 2005, Skopje, Macedonia
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>The Balkan Dance Platform (BDP) has the ambition to put contemporary dance
in Balkans and its development on the wider world map of dance. Little is
yet known abroad about the dance work being produced in countries like
Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Albania, Serbia and Montenegro and Greece.
The founders of BDP are Dessy Gavrilova (BG) and Cosmin Manolescu (RO), who
during an international meeting in Bratislava in 2000 organized by Dance
Theatre Workshop (USA), launched the idea of the Balkan Dance Platform. The
platform is organized every two years as an international itinerant event. 
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>The first Balkan Dance Platform took place in Sofia from November 29th
till 2nd, 2001 and was co-organized by The Red House-Centre for Culture and
Debate, Sofia, and Project DCM Foundation, Bucharest.
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>The second edition BDP was organized in Bucharest from September 25th-28th
2003 and was co-organized by Project DCM Foundation, Bucharest, by the Red
House-Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, and Christina Polychroniadou,
Greece. Artists and companies from Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia Romania,
Serbia and Montenegro and Greece presented their work during four days to
local audiences and international guests (dance promoters and
choreographers mainly form Europe and US). The program of the second
edition of the Balkan Dance Platform included: performances of dance groups
and independent artists from Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Serbia and
Montenegro, Macedonia; daily video screenings of dance from the region;
meet the artists (presenting the artist and his/her work); round table. 
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>The third edition of BDP will be organized by Lokomotiva - Centre for New
Initiative in Arts and Culture (Lokomotiva), in November 2005 in Skopje,
Macedonia. The organiser from Macedonia, Lokomotiva together with Swiss
Cultural Programme Macedonia, other local partners and partners from the
Balkan countries, Swiss Cultural Programme Romania, Red House Bulgaria and
Christina Polychroniadou from Greece, in mutual coordination, are working
on
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>the Balkan Dance Platform 2005.
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>The artists will be selected by a jury consisted of representative of the
co-organizers on the basis of an application form and video tape. The
platform will be attended by a large group of promoters from France, United
Kingdom, Germany, United States etc.
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>The main focus of the third Balkan Dance Platform 2005 is to present and
promote fresh concepts, new artistic ideas and initiatives in contemporary
dance in the Balkan region. The third BDP 2005 aims to encourage talented
and innovative individuals and groups to present their concepts preserving
their originality and creativity.
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>Aims of BDP 2005:
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>  a.. to introduce the most recent contemporary dance work made by
choreographers working and living in Balkan countries, to Macedonian
audience and international guests; 
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>  b.. to foster cultural exchanges between Balkan countries; 
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>  c.. to stimulate the collaboration between artists and dance festivals
from the Balkan region and other western countries. 
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>Eligibility for the Balkan Dance Platform:
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>  a.. contemporary dance works made in the Balkan countries: Albania,
Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia
and Montenegro and Turkey. Work between fifteen min (15) and sixty min (60)
duration, made in 2004/2005; 
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>  b.. work with simple technical requirements, accomplished within three
to five hours of set-up; 
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>  c.. submission of a video tape with the work to be presented (in full
length). 
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>Selection process:
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>  a.. receipt of your application will be acknowledged by email; 
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>  b.. the selection will be made at the end of April by a jury consisting
the co-organizers; 
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>  c.. for companies selected, the organizers will cover shared
accommodation, per diem/meals and a small fee and will provide the venue
for the performances. The artists/companies or local representatives will
be in charge of the travel expenses, medical insurance. 
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>Note: Please get in contact with your local office of the Swiss Cultural
Program South East Europe and Ukraine, or other local funding sources for
the international travel costs
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>For more information please contact:
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>BULGARIA: Dessy Gavrilova-Director, The Red House-Centre for Culture and
Debate; Luben Karavelev St. 15, Sofia1142, Bulgaria; tel/fax.: +3532 988
8188; email: dgavrilova {AT} redhouse-sofia.org, www.redhouse.sofia.org
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>GREECE: Christina Polychroniadou, 13 Omirou Str., 15451 Neo Psychiko,
Athens, Greece; 
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>tel/fax: +30 210 6713609; mob+306932435034; email: xpoly {AT} germanosnet.gr
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>MACEDONIA: Gordana Janevska - Project Coordinator - Lokomotiva-Centre for
New Initiatives in Arts and Culture; Pro Helvetia Skopje - c/o Embassy of
Switzerland (for the Balkan Dance Platform)
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>Maksim Gorki 19, MK 1000 Skopje, Macedonia; tel : +389 2 3221 703; fax :
+389 2 3238 698 ; 
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>email: dancebalkan {AT} lokomotiva.org.mk; www.lokomotiva.org.mk 
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>ROMANIA: Gabriela Tudor-Pro Helvetia - Bucharest; Swiss Cultural Programme
Romania
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>Programme Officer; Str. Grigore Alexandrescu 16-20, RO-010626 Bucharest 1;
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>tel: +40212061672; fax: +40 212061673; email: phbuc {AT} pcnet.ro ;
www.pro-helvetia.ro
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>Balkan Dance Platform application form
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>THE COMPANY
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>1. Name of the choreographer:
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>2. Name of Company:
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>3. Address:
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>4. Tel: Fax:
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>5. E-mail:
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>6. Company members who will visit Skopje: female male
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>7. Year when the company was established:
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>8. Number of professional works made by the choreographer:
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>THE PIECE
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>1. Title of the work/year of creation:
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>2. Duration of the work:
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>3. Date and place of previous performances of this work:
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>4. List of music used to accompany this work:
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>5. Are you using music live (describe):
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>6. Are you using video projection (describe):
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>7. In case that you are not selected, do you agree that a fragment from
the piece will be showed in the video presentation
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> YES  NO
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>CV AND PRESS KIT
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>Please attach a CV and press kit to this application
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>Send the application form, CV, press kit and the video tape - VHS or DVD
(PAL) to:
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>PRO HELVETIA-SKOPJE (For the BALKAN DANCE PLATFORM), c/o Embassy of
Switzerland, 
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>Maksim Gorki 19, MK 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
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>tel: +389 2 3221 703/fax: +389 2 3238 698 
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>with no value declared; Note: video tapes are not be returned. Thanks.
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>Please, also email the application form, CV, press kit to
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>email: dancebalkan {AT} lokomotiva.org.mk 
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>Deadline for application form, CV, press kit and video material: 20 APRIL
2005
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>NB: Please make sure the application material is in Skopje until April
20th, 2005
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