The unmissable Florence event for all dance lovers
From 22 February 2018 to 25 February 2018
From February 22nd to 25th, at Fortezza da Basso in Florence, the magic of Danzainfiera will return: a much-anticipated event that has attracted fans of all dance styles for thirteen years, from classical ballet to hip-hop, swing and ethnic dances. Danzainfiera in Florence will give you the opportunity to express your passion for dance in the most complete and engaging way. The Danzainfiera program offers a rich choice of lessons, internships, workshops, exhibitions as well as a wide range of stands where you can buy the perfect clothing and accessories to match your style. Florence Danzainfiera is a truly unmissable opportunity - whether you are professionals, teachers, young people with a dancing spirit or fans of performances. This Florence dance fair is definitely one of the most anticipated events in Fortezza da Basso, and we are sure you don’t want to miss out. Florence and the art of dancing together make for a winning combination to have a wonderful weekend in Tuscany. You will have a fantastic few days in the city living on the tip of your toes, whether because you are raptured by the Latin rhythms or because you are dancing to the music with your pals. Are your feet already moving? Then let us spoil you by giving you a sneak peek into the rich calendar of the Florence dance event:
DANZAINFIERA: DANCE CLASSES, INTERNSHIPS AND WORKSHOPS. These activities are at the heart of the whole event. Danzainfiera internships give dancers of all levels the possibility to challenge themselves, with top-level teachers from all over the world and from all styles. Dancing in Florence will take all its possible forms especially for this event. You can devote yourself to ballet thanks to lessons by Antonio Fini, protagonist of the talent show broadcast by Amazon Tv or hang from the lips of a great dancer like Iana Salenko. You can try out contemporary dance with dancer Andre della Roche or internationally renowned choreographer Kristian Cellini. Are you street or urban types? Panic not! At Danzainfiera Florence, in between internships and lessons, you can make the most of Marvin: the choreographer of Madonna's last tour! And if you really do not want to miss out on the latest news, do not miss the Florence dance internship with Mad Mike, a pioneer of Dancehall, a style that originates from Jamaican dancing. The list would be really endless and filled with names of great appeal because the program for Danzainfiera offers a truly astonishing range of opportunities: oriental dances, flamenco, Latin American dances and even vintage dances such as swing, lindy-hopp and also burlesque . In short, the dance masterclass in Florence really has something for all tastes!
DANCE FAIR: FLORENCE EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS. If you prefer to watch dancers perform instead of challenging yourself, you will find many Florence dance shows and performances to watch. The dance shows in Florence on the occasion of DIF 2018 will include performances by established dance groups but also by emerging choreographers and companies, charming shows of oriental dances and even a Burlesque contest. Fiera della danza in Florence is also hosting lots of fashion shows to admire the latest trends and innovations in the field. This dance event in Florence will also spark your interest and sweep you into a whirlwind of rhythms, colors and music for a fascinating journey around the world.
DANZAINFIERA STAND. Like all other Fortezza da Basso events in Florence, Danzainfiera XIII edition has many stands to look at. They are divided into two areas of 8,000 and 6,000 square meters respectively. In the first exhibition area on the ground floor of the Spadolini Pavilion you will find dance and fitness clothing, all kinds of costumes and footwear for all styles, food, wellness and cosmetic products but also magazines and specialized books . In the other area, inside the same pavilion but on the second floor, various dance schools, associations, federations, companies and theaters will have stands at Danzanfiera where you can meet dancers, choreographers and teachers who are keen to share their experience. For this Florence dance contest 2018 we recommend you visit 'Atelier Italia', an exhibition area where all the excellence of Made in Italy is highlighted in the creation of fantastic costumes.
AUDITIONS, COMPETITIONS AND CASTING. Workshop Danzainfiera is also a great opportunity for those who want to be noticed in Danzainfiera performances and join a dance group or one of the most prestigious international academies. The 'Expression' dance contest, for example, annually distributes scholarships and cash prizes made available by dance schools and companies. Categories again range from ballet to modern jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and urban, involving dancers of all ages! This Florence dance masterclass seems like a great opportunity for all young dancers. If you want to study more than perform, then you can take part in dance auditions in Florence to have the chance to enter high-education centers such as the Joeffry Ballet School, the American Ballet Theater, the Vaganova Academy.
DANZAINFIERA CHILDREN. Danzainfiera is one of the shows in Florence, Italy that attracts a very high audience of children. There will be areas and dance classes Danzainfiera dedicated to children to let them have fun and make their first moves accompanied by trained and competent staff. At Danzanfiera under 14s will perform in the frame 'Junior parade', a fantastic chance where talented dancers can perform in front of an audience of professionals and ordinary spectators.
In short, if you love dance, Fiera della Danza in Florence is just right for you! Take a look at the event website www.danzainfiera.it to not miss any of the many events that will take place from February 22nd to 25th. You can also find information regarding Danzainfiera tickets, timetables and all the details.
Make the most of this exciting dance contest in Florence to spend a few days in Tuscany. Book one of our hotels in Florence to enjoy your passion together with the treasures of Florence in a unique and unforgettable experience. Can you imagine? You can alternate pirouettes and grand jetè with a visit to the Uffizi or an unforgettable walk across Ponte Vecchio! To better appreciate the gems of the 'Pearl of the Renaissance' we advise you to choose one of our fantastic tours in Florence. We will warn the guides that the groups might move with dance steps... But we at toscanainside.com will definitely not stop you! So feel free, even while visiting the city, to give free rein to all your desire to dance... have fun!
Period: From 22 February 2018 to 25 February 2018
Event location: Florence
Contacts: Full program on the official webiste www.danzainfiera.it/en
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Best of Florence: Accademia, Uffizi and the historical centre
Duration: approx. 4 hours and 45 minutes
- Per person
- € 96.00