Every August, Edinburgh turns into a celebration of the performing arts. This year, the International Festival’s high-class programme includes «Hocus Pocus» by Cie Philippe Saire, while the world's largest performing arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe, offers a choice of nearly 3500 stage productions.
Edinburgh International Festival • Edinburgh, Scotland
Theatre, dance, music, performances, with many premieres from French-speaking Switzerland and from the country as a whole: the festival far° takes place every August, an entertaining and disconcerting cultural event, favouring new discoveries, encounters and emotions.
Usine à Gaz • Nyon, Switzerland
The Zürcher Theater Spektakel, founded in 1980, is one of the most important European festivals for the performing arts and a popular venue for outstanding artists from all over the world. The independent Swiss theatre and dance scene is represented by selected premieres and the works of newcomers.
Landiwiese • Zurich, Switzerland
The German version of Mats Staub’s long-term project. He interviewed a large group of people of all ages and origins about what happened when they turned 21 and recorded their stories. Three months later, he filmed them listening to their own answers.
Kunstfest Weimar • Weimar, Germany
The project questions artificial intelligence, big data and our predictability: a group of 50 people set off in the hosting city, wearing headphones, guided by a synthetic voice, leading them to perform an experiment on themselves. Each new city-specific creation builds upon the previous version.
City of Lima • Lima, Peru
The Internationale Tanzmesse NRW hosts the largest professional gathering dedicated exclusively to contemporary dance. It takes place every two years in Düsseldorf, Germany. Pro Helvetia will participate in this important event with a booth representing Swiss Dance.
City of Düsseldorf • Düsseldorf, Germany