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The Latvian Dance Award Ceremony. Photo: Margarita Germane

2019 Reviews

Gundija Zandersona

In 2019 a variety of writers submitted reviews to journal. This collection of celebratory, and critically reflective texts are a testament to the growing ecology, and recognition of dance practices in Latvia.


The Latvian Dance Information Centre (LDIC) invited Larisa Abizova (a leading ballet critic from St. Peterburg) to review three works performed by […]

Baltic Dance Platform kick off in Vilnius

This year the international dance festival “New Baltic Dance” for the 23rd time gathers contemporary dancers from all over the world in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 2019 program features 22 performances and the launch of the Baltic Dance Platform with the aim of representing the contemporary dance of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

The Baltic Dance Platform aims […]

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 […]

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 […]