Full Moon Dance Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary

NEWS
7.4.2021

Full Moon Dance Festival in Pyhäjärvi, Finland is approaching and the programme for summer 2021 will be out shortly. The festival will be arranged Covid-19 safely in July.

Reetta-Kaisa Iles, Katri Soini & Mikko Perkola: Etydejä Erinomaisuudesta will be premiered in Full Moon Dance Festival. © Uupi Tirronen

Reetta-Kaisa Iles, Katri Soini & Mikko Perkola: Etydejä Erinomaisuudesta will be premiered in Full Moon Dance Festival. © Uupi Tirronen

In the honour of this milestone the festival offers a birthday cake of dance styles accompanied with music and humour. The spectrum of dance styles include flamenco, folkdance, street dance, contemporary dance, ballet, dance theatre and Finnish social dance.

As always, the festival week offers performances and courses for enthusiasts, dance students and professionals. To celebrate the 30th anniversary, Full Moon Dance Festival also offers plenty of free performances and daily open sessions for the public in a variety of dance styles.

This year the festival will display a wide range of local and national dance art. The programme includes performances from several artists featured at the festival over the decades. Full Moon Dance Festival has also delved in the dusty archives and come up with splendid, recorded treasures. It is definitely time to let them breathe again.

The festival will be held 20-24 July 2021 according to the prevailing directions from health authorities. Covid-19 safety regulations will be taken into account for instance in the number of tickets for sale, seating arrangements and moving performances suitable for open air venues outside.