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Edinburgh Festivals

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 FestivalEdinburgh, Scotland

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festival far°

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 GazNyon, Switzerland

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Zürcher Theater Spektakel

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.

LandiwieseZurich, Switzerland

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21 – Erinnerungen ans Erwachsenwerden

by Mats Staub

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 WeimarWeimar, Germany

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Remote Lima

by Rimini Protokoll

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 LimaLima, Peru

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Internationale Tanzmesse NRW

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 DüsseldorfDüsseldorf, Germany