NELEMA VILLAGE RESORT
San Nicola Arcella
July 7 - 23
Mediterraneo Dance Festival an international dance event currently in its 27st edition, is an annual event of reference for students, teachers, professional dancers and dance enthusiasts. Conceived as a intercultural Study-Vacation to deepen, improve the technique and style of the different expressions of ballet, modern, contemporary and hip hop, the honor of the presence of teachers and choreographers of world renown.
The program includes dance classes in different educational level, kids, beginners, intermediate, advanced and professional, choreographic workshops led by choreographers of important and famous international companies, meetings, exhibitions, competitions, video productions and shows.
A large number of dancers and choreographers attended the festival from distant 1992, the year of it’s birth. Successfully extended from year to year it has become one of the most famous and interesting dance events of international importance, with participants from all over Italy and European countries (Spain, France, Germany, Malta, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Estonia, Norway, Greece), as well as outside Europe (Russia, Ukraine, USA, Australia, Argentina, Israel, China and Japan ...)
The study program is divided into 2 parts called Lab 1 and Lab 2 which will take place from July 7 to 15 and from July 15 to 23 respectively. In Lab 1 there are hip hop, modern jazz, modern contemporary dance styles, and courses are divided into two levels, kids / beginner and intermediate / advanced. In Lab 2, however, the program is composed of more theatrical dance styles, such as modern and contemporary dance, with intermediate /advanced level classes and choreographic labs reserved for advanced and professional levels ( to participate you should take an audition that will take place on fist day ).
For each single Lab, an event program will be presented, such as the International Competition for Groups and Soloists and the Final Show and Galà with the participation of the students and guest artists, and the Ceremony of Awards and Scholarships for MDF ITALY 2019 and MDF China and Russia, international partners. Also scheduled excursions by boat and bus to visit the local beauties.
MDF ITALY 2018 will take place at NELEMA VILLAGE RESORT, a fantastic property located along the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria in the famous and renowned Riviera dei Cedri. About 2 km. from the characteristic town of San Nicola Arcella with the beautiful and charming beach of the Arch of Magno and a few kilometers from beautiful places like Diamante, famous for artistic murals and where is the small Cirella island, Praja a Mare with the Dino island and the famous medieval and maritime village of Scalea. At about 20 km north direction you arrive in Basilicata region to meet the renowned town of Maratea and the imposing statue of the Redeemer.
MDF participants will have the opportunity to visit these locations and will be able to take part in boat trips to admire the beauty of the coast with the characteristic caves of Arco Magno and the Grotta Azzurra).
Mediterraneo Dance Festival is a cultural project, produced by the cultural association Calabria Arte of Reggio Calabria, directed by Basilio Foti, with the collaboration and support of his great staff.
Calabria Arte, along with all the staff and faculty will invite guests to live a fantastic experience offering you ...A SEA OF EMOTIONS!