Category Archives: 2014


Laiks dejot 2014 (Time to Dance)
Tickets are available at “Bilesu Paradize” sale spots

June, 12
Zirgu pasts, 19.00
Kristine Vismane (Latvia)
“Interview with Madonna”
Rigas Doms courtyard, 21.00
Yukio Suzuki Company (Japan)
Dmitrijs Gaitjukevics (Latvia)
Opening of the festival

June, 13
Latvian National Opera, New stage, 18.30
 Ko Murobushi (Japan)
 Ko Murobushi, Soshi Matsunobe (Japan)
Simona Orinska, Modris Tenisons (Latvia)
Zirgu pasts, 21.00
 Sintija Silina (Latvia)
 “release technology­­_WIP”
Elena Jacinta(Latvia)
Lilija Lipora (Latvia)
“Both” […]


Please apply for workshops and classes by email:

12.06.2014. (at RHS)
10.00-11.30 Ady Elzam (Israel) Contactimprovisation 
10.00-11.30 Yukio Suzuki (Japan) Butoh based workshop “Re-construction of Your Body”
12.00-15.00 Levi Gonzalez (USA) Contemporary Dance Technique workshop
13.06.2014. (at RHS)
10.00-13.00 Levi Gonzalez (USA) Contemporary Dance Technique workshop
11.30-13.00 Yukio Suzuki (Japan) Butoh based workshop “Re-construction of Your Body”
13.30- 15.00 Ady […]

Yukio Suzuki (Japan) at Time to dance 2014

Yukio Suzuki (Japan)
Butoh-based workshop “Re-construction of your body”
at “Laiks dejot” festival
Riga Choreography school
12.06.2014. 10.00-11.30
13.06.2014. 11.30-13.00

Performer and choreographer Yukio Suzuki leads a Butoh-based workshop emphasizing the unique characteristics of each mover and communication with others through the body.
You will learn how to be aware of and move the body, according to Butoh principles, so as to […]

„Humming (2013)”

Sunday, June 15, 21.00/ BETANOVUSS
Soshi Matsunobe (Japan)in collaboration with Olga Zitluhina and young Latvian choreographers
„Humming (2013)”

“Humming (2013)” is humming for 1 minute.
The sound made by chance according to artist’s feeling is played at random and connected.
We can find a thing like the music known in it, or can find the relation of the sound […]

“Outside” (80’)

Sunday, June 15. 19.00/ Zirgu pasts
Olga Zhitluhina (Latvia)
 “Outside” (80’)

Choreography: Olga Zhitluhina
Music: Juris Kaukulis un Kaspars Tobis („Dzelzs vilks”)
Performers: Ruta Puce, Anna Novikova, Agate Bankava, Girts Bisenieks, Taisija Frolova, Sandra Lapina, Eva Kronberga, Rudolfs Gedins, Ivars Bronics, Karina Lapsina, Agate Cukura, Maija Tjurjapina, Janis Putnins, Anete Tambaka, Alise Putnina, Martins Spruds, Anastasija Lonsakova, Anne – Birthe […]

Composition works

Friday, June 14, 21.00/ Zirgu pasts
Young choreographers from the Latvian Academy of Culture
Composition works

Following the initiative of the group tutor Olga Zitluhina, the first full-time (four years) academic bachelor program of Contemporary Dance Choreography was launched at the Latvian Academy of Culture in September of 1999.
It has become a tradition to present the works of […]

“while going to a condition” followed by “Duo” (70’ , including intermission)

Saturday, June 14, 18.30 / Latvian National Opera New stage
Hiroaki Umeda (Japan)
 “while going to a condition” followed by “Duo” (70’ , including intermission)

Choreography and performance: Hiroaki Umeda
Sound: S20
Visual Creation: S20
Production: S20
Supported by: EU Japan Fest
In “while going to a condition”, time, punctuated by silences, dilates and triggers a sense of disorientation. The artist’s aim is […]

“Scream – a period of enforced idleness”(20’ loop)

Friday, June 13, 21.00 / Zirgu pasts
Sunday, June 15, 21.00 / BETANOVUSS
Suzana Phialas(Cyprus)
 “Scream – a period of enforced idleness”(20’ loop)

“Power”can become a blind force that destroys. The initial purpose of the installation “Scream –a period of enforced idleness”was to portray situations and emotions caused by societies where the dominant force is Greed instead of Solidarity.
My belief is […]