Author Archives: Inta

A sightseeing strategy – Riga and break dance

When spending winter holidays planning your first or next summer trip to Riga or any other city it is important to think about the possibility to get a fresh look, to change a perspective a little bit. Here is a video that can be a great help with this. Enjoy!

Starring: Jegor Gordejev a.k.a. bboy Ego, Inna […]

Imagining I am 20, accepting I am 45+ and keep dancing

Lifelong Dance Practice: Project 45+. Notes and opinions on some repeating topics
Inta Balode
It was my pleasure to spend some days in June 2018 together with the group of people of a great dance project “Lifelong Dance Practice: Project 45+”. This time the group consisted of participants from UK, Norway, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia: Fiona […]

Latvian Dance Information Center starts the series “Dance is thinking”

On March 26, 2018, from 15:00 till 18.00 in the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia (Marijas iela 13/3, Berga Baz?rs) the first event of the series “Dance is thinking” will be organized by Latvian Dance Information Centre. The series of events will include different lectures, demonstrations, seminars, insights into the creative processes and […]

Are You in the “Context” ?!

By Olga Dolina
Sometimes it happens to experience written in the stars-like situations. When you wake up one rainy November morning and realize that hustle and bustle of Latvian culture festivals is long gone, and you want something more than just an everyday routine. I woke up having a clear wish to dive into the energy […]

After the conference “Is Dance One?”

Between November 22nd and 25th in Riga  an international conference dedicated to dance named “Is Dance One?”, organized by Dance Info Latvia (LDIC) took place. The conference gathered a dance sphere theorists and practitioners from Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Estonia, Belorussia and Norway.  The purpose of the conference was to promote collaboration and understanding between the […]

Heart Beats Light in the polar night

Ilze Zirina
In short
From November 5 till 12, 2017 interdisciplinary international project Heart Beats Light was presented at the Dance Festival Barents in Hammerfest, Norway. Dance representatives form Latvia, Inta Balode, Vilnis Birins, Ramona Galkina, Ilze Zirina and Olga Zitluhina, together with dancers of Stellaris DansTeater Ekaterina Nikitina, Eivind Linn, Tonje Aas Molnes from Norway participated […]