Kuopio Dance Festival (Kuopio Tanssii ja Soi)
This festival is held each year in June in the city of Kuopio, capital of the Northern Savonia region of eastern Finland. The festival is one of Finland’s leading festivals presenting a highly diverse program of international dance works in genres ranging from ballet to contemporary dance, ethnic dance and music, all attracting an audience of about 40,000. The Festival also offers extensive training courses; the course programed for professionals, amateurs and beginners, etc. The festival is supported not only by Finland’s Ministry of Education and the City of Kuopio, but also major Finnish business enterprises, etc., and it serves an important role as a showcase in the development of contemporary dance not only in Finland but in the rest of Europe as well. From Japan, Leni Basso was invited to the 2005 festival.
|festival name :||Kuopio Dance Festival (Kuopio Tanssii ja Soi)|
|venue :||Kuopio City Theatre, Kuopio Music Centre, Kulttuuriareena 44, Kuopio Market Square|
|period :||2019.6.12 -> 2019.6.18|