ICE HOT Nordic Dance

Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platforms present Nordic contemporary dance to hundreds of dance presenters from around the world. The next platform will be in Helsinki 2022.


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Ice Hot Helsinki 2022

Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform is organised in Helsinki on June 29 – July 3, 2022.

Hundreds of presenters, festival and venue directors, agents and cultural actors from all over the world are welcomed to Helsinki to see cutting-edge Nordic contemporary dance and choreography and meet Nordic artists.

There are more than 20 performances on stage and 15 More More More pitch presentations from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden in the artistic programme. Eight talks and seminars invite artists, producers and presenters to discuss burning questions on the field.  Artists and works from all Nordic countries were selected through an open call.

Earlier, Ice Hot platforms have been organized in Reykjavik (2018), Copenhagen (2016), Oslo (2014), Helsinki (2012) and Stockholm (2010).

The Helsinki 2022 platform is organized by Dance Info Finland and in collaboration with Dance House Helsinki, opening in February 2022.

Important dates

November 2021 The artistic programme is released.

January 2022 The registration is open.

February 2022 The new day-by-day schedule is released.

April – May 2022 It’s time to book your performance tickets.

June 29th, 2022 Ice Hot on-site and online platform starts with the first performances and an opening ceremony.

A sustainable platform event

Ice Hot Nordic Dance aims to increase working opportunities of Nordic dance artists. A longer term aim is to strengthen and develop the Nordic dance field and its structures in a more sustainable direction.

Ice Hot Helsinki 2022 will be organised as a sustainable, responsible and climate friendly dance platform. We aim to minimize the carbon footprint of the event and maximize the impact of the platform to the selected artists and the whole Nordic ecosystem for dance. Read more in the sustainability policy published on Ice Hot website.

More information:
Project Lead: Katarina Lindholm,

Ice Hot Nordic Dance is a collaboration network that promotes the visibility of Nordic dance abroad. Besides organizing the platforms, it has also organized residency exchanges to North America and Europe, exported collaboration know-how to Asia and explored different opportunities for collaboration around the world.

Dance Info Finland is one of five Nordic partners in the Ice Hot network and was responsible for organizing the Helsinki Platform in 2012. The other partners are Dance House Stockholm, Dance House Oslo, Dansehallerne, and Ice Hot Reykjavik.

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