Florence Dances with Danzainfiera 2013


From February 21st to 24th, a special event celebrating the world of dance will be held in Florence inside the ancient walls of Fortezza da Basso: Danzainfiera.

Danzainfiera is an event dedicated to all dance enthusiasts and professionals, it involves all dance styles: from classic to contemporary, from modern to tango, from hip hop to latin, from country to musical, ethnic and vintage dance, from waltz to burlesque and pole dance.

At the fair, you will find stands, shows, free classes for everyone, conferences, workshops and exhibitions, talk shows, contests, competitions and also auditions, casting and much fun for both adults and children, with the many special spaces, activities and events conceived for children.

The event is supported by Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali, Regione Toscana, Provincia and Comune di Firenze.

Danzainfiera is the first and the largest international event dedicated to dance, which in 6 years gathered more than a million visitors.

This year, guest stars of the event will be the dancer Simone di Pasquale (everyday), the étoile Eleonora Abbagnato (on February 23rd at 3 pm), the Master Andrè De La Roche, Rossella Brescia and Jury Chechi (on February 24th, from 10:30 am on).

At Danzainfiera, 9th edition of International Ballet Competition EXPRESSION will take place. It is one of the most important dance competitions in Europe. Dancers of any age, dance style and training will challenge each other in solo or group competitions. The new, young emerging talents of dance will be awarded by a qualified jury internationally and will win an employment contract or a scholarship. It will be an exciting show for all dance enthusiasts and not only.

All information are available on the official website of the event, where you can buy tickets, book courses and classes, find hours, the detailed calendar of all events and a map of Fortezza da Basso.

Florence will be the real étoile of this event. It will host thousands of dancers, enthusiasts and professionals of the sector among its amazing Renaissance palaces, churches and alleys. Florence, city of art, will be the sponsor of the art of dance.

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