Tuesday, 28 April 2009

International Dance Day activities in Portimão, 29th April 2009

You can enjoy an exhibition Uma Carta Coreográfica, join with the music and learn how to dance with the group Tradballs and/or attend a quality musical show (Paradise by Olga Roriz)!

All taking place at The TEMPO (Portimão’s Municipal Theatre)

Uma Carta Coreográfica is an exhibition of paintings, drawings & photographs by renown Portuguese and International artists. The exhibition explores movement, body and dance and how everyday movements and gestures could be seen as manifestations of dance.
Wednesday 29th April (till 30th May), 2PM till 7PM;
Free entry

Tradballs is the duo with Daniel Briz (accordion) and Tiago Cordeiro (Sax soprano and Guitar). These musicians with the help of a dancer will show you how to dance to traditional and swinging sounds!
Wednesday 29th April, 6PM;
Free entry

Paradise is inspired by the American musical genre with familiar themes from the world of cinema and song. Directed by Olga Roriz one of the most notable names in the Portuguese Contemporary Dance scene. A show not to be missed.
Wednesday 29th April, 9.30PM;
Ticket Prices: €5

Venue: TEMPO - TEatro Municipal de POrtimão).
Location: TEMPO - TEatro Municipal de POrtimão).
Address: Largo 1º Dezembro, 8500-538 Portimão, Phone: (+351) 282 402 475/961 579 917 (Ticket Office opening times: Tuesdays to Saturdays: 2PM to 7PM; On days of events: 2PM to 9.30PM)

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Links & Notes:

‘International Dance Day (World Dance Day) has been celebrated on April 29 through promotion by the International Dance Council (CID), an umbrella organization within UNESCO for all kinds of dance.’

‘Among the goals of the Dance Day are to increase the awareness of the importance of dance among the general public, as well as to persuade governments all over the world to provide a proper place for dance in all systems of education, from primary to higher.’ (Wikipedia)

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