Photo / Bengt Wanselius

As a part of Dansehallerne’s international work, we have over the years regularly hosted a number of international meetings.

November 30th – December 4th 2016, Dansehallerne hosted the wide-ranging international showcase ICE HOT – Nordic Dance Platform. ICE HOT aims at presenting the best of Nordic contemporary dance.
Here you find the Copenhagen program, a trailer, and the project report

keðja 2007-15
From 2007 to 2015 Dansehallerne was the project leading organization for keðja, which received funding from EU. Keðja was initiated by six Nordic and Baltic dance organizations. It has been the largest hub for dancers, pedagogues, producers and academics from the Nordic countries and the Baltic states.

daCi 2015
5-10 July 2015 Denmark hosted the world congress of daCi (Dance and the Child international). The congress was held under the title Twist & Twin – Exploring Identities in Dance.

The focal point was children and youth. The congress invited dance distributors, teachers and researchers with the area of dance pedagogy, as well as children and youths from the whold world to meet, inspire one another and exchange experiences across age groups and professions. 22 nationalities, 730 children, youths and adults from the entire world were gathered for performances, lab sessions and dissemination of research – every one with dance as their common language.
daCi – Dance and the Child international is a non-profit organisation, promoting the development of dance for children and youth on a global basis. daCi holds a large international congress triannually.

Modul-dance 2010-14
Modul-dance is a large EU supported project, of which Dansehallerne was a part for the period of 2010-14. It was a development and exchange programme between 20 dance venues from 16 different European countries.

IETM 2012
In 2012 Dansehallerne hosted IETM – a regular international network conference for professional actors within the field of performing arts in more than 54 countries. The organization works to strengthen the development of performing arts globally, partly by forming and running professional international networks. They met for three days in Dansehallerne for workshops, presentations, performances and installations, including a presentation by then Minister of Culture Uffe Elbæk.
You can find the artistic programme below: IETM 2012 – Kunstnerisk program.
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