Finnish Dance in Focus

Artists, phenomena, and ideas on the Finnish dance scene.
Magazine published once a year by Dance Info Finland.

Englanninkielinen lehti suomalaisesta tanssista. Ilmestyy kerran vuodessa.
Julkaisija Tanssin Tiedotuskeskus. ISSN 1795-9837

Finnish Dance in Focus 2016-2017 Vol 17. On the cover: Fields of Glory, chor. Jarkko Partanen. Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Finnish Dance in Focus 2016-2017 Vol 17. On the cover: Fields of Glory, chor. Jarkko Partanen. Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Read Finnish Dance in Focus 2016–2017 on issuu.com

 

2016–2017

EDITORIAL Dance is spreading out

NEWS The National Ballet’s Finnish Year, On the benches of a BabySauna, New Impulses, Helsinki will finally get a Dancehouse, Dancing Finland 2017 – May we have the honor?, Through the decades

IDEAS: COMMUNITY AND DANCE
A Non-conformist in the world of human interaction: Jarkko Partanen
Putting art first in audience outreach

NEW FACES Milla Koistinen, Sonja Jokiniemi, Milla Virtanen, Jaakko Nieminen

PHENOMENA: DANCE AND FILMS
Beneath the polished surface, a fractured world unfolds: Susanna Leinonen
The power of a slowed moment
Blazing new trails for dance film: Thomas Freundlich
A grand spectrum of Finnish dance films leaps off from the Loikka festival

CHOREOGRAPHER IN FOCUS
The Pippi Longstocking of dance: Reetta-Kaisa Iles

DIRECTORY of Finnish Dance

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Finnish Dance in Focus 2015-2016 Vol. 16 On the cover: The Earth Song, chor. Sari Palmgren. Photo: Uupi Tirronen.

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2015–2016

EDITORIAL Combine, stir, mix and share – The recipe for sustainable development in dance

NEWS Kill Carmen, Katri Soini, Street dance portal, See and obey?, Russian-Finnish dance exchange, Happy birthday Sibelius!

IDEAS From growth to compost, Sustainability and dance

NEW FACES Johanna Nuutinen, Ima Iduozee, Taneli Törmä, Maija Mustonen

PHENOMENA
Contemporary dance bows to social dancing – Alpo Aaltokoski
Immersing the viewer in poetry and dance – Valtteri Raekallio
Performance piece picks viewers up in cars
Dancing into a world of magic – Jyrki Karttunen

BUILDING BRIDGES Melbourne and Eastern Finland find a common language

CHOREOGRAPHER IN FOCUS Carl Knif

DIRECTORY of Finnish Dance

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Finnish Dance in Focus 2014-2015 Vol. 15 On the cover: Just Queens, chor. Satu Herrala. Photo: Katri Naukkarinen.

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2014–2015

EDITORIAL Visions of possible worlds

NEWS Kinesthetic learning, ICE HOT Oslo, Folkjam, Dance gets animated

NEW FACES Masi Riitta, Marjaterttu Willman, Anna Maria Häkkinen, Jarkko Partanen

REGIONAL FOCUS Dance around Finland

PHENOMENA
Finding new ways to be different – Elina Pirinen, Valtteri Raekallio and Petri Kekoni
International dance citizens – Veli Lehtovaara and Milla Virtanen
Creating nature dances in the Danish wilderness – residency diary by Satu Herrala

DANCE IN PICTURES Sakari Viika

CHOREOGRAPHER IN FOCUS Tero Saarinen

MOVERS AND SHAKERS Saiffa Street Dance Centre

DIRECTORY of Finnish Dance

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Finnish Dance in Focus 2013-2014 Vol. 15

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Finnish Dance in Focus 2012-2013 Vol. 14

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Finnish Dance in Focus 2011-2012 Vol. 13

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Finnish Dance in Focus 2010-2011 Vol. 12

Finnish Dance in Focus 2009-2010 Vol. 10

Finnish Dance in Focus 2009-2010 Vol. 11

Finnish Dance in Focus 2008-2009 Vol. 9

Finnish Dance in Focus 2008-2009 Vol. 10

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