Nederlandse Dansdagen will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Maastricht from September 30 to October 6. During this special anniversary, more than a hundred activities will be organized in theaters and special locations in the city.
“Danstent”, a special interactive stage, is being built on the Vrijthof.
Throughout the week, the audience can experience dancing in different new ways in this tent. There are all kinds of shows, workshops and party evenings where as many visitors as possible can dance or have fun.
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Marking the anniversary, a number of icons of the dance world will be in the spotlight over the weekend. The Dutch National Ballet Theatre, Introdans, Scapino, and Nederlands Dans Theater honor world-famous Dutch designers such as Hans van Manen, Jirí Kylián and Ed Wubbe. At the Dansdagen Gala, on Friday evening, the most important dance awards in the Netherlands are awarded.
The Nederlandse Dansdagen started in 1997 as an evening event. During Dansdagen, all the different styles and forms of dance are discussed: from classical to urban ballet, from well-known companies to the next generation of choreographers. Part of the ticket sales will begin on May 19. The full program will be announced on July 4th.
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