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The Dance Meeting is a mosaic of events in the world of dance and involves over 1000 dancers, professionals and amateurs from around the world and that animates the city with the "incursions" of performances between music and dance that will be held in the squares and shops of the center historian.
The jury composed by the directors of the main European institutions, the scholarships of international dance academies, the Giglio theater, a historic Italian theater equipped with the most modern equipment, comparison between dancers, teachers, European schools and all the activities open to the public are the main elements of Dance Meeting Lucca 2019, from April 9th ​​to 14th in Lucca, increasingly rich in events.

As every year it will be possible to participate in competitions, reviews, master classes, attend performances, internships, photo exhibitions and meetings.


April 9th
5.00 pm Piazza San Michele - Hip Hop Event

April 10th
9.00 pm San Francesco Auditorium - tribute to Nino Rota. The evening will be a tribute to one of the greatest Italian composers, Nino Rota, 40 years after his death. Next to the dancers of the European Dance Association, with choreographies by Luisa Guicciardini, musicians from the Orchestra of the ISSM “L. Boccherini ”, directed by Maestro GianPaolo Mazzoli.

April 11th
4.00 pm - Piazza del Suffragio auditorium, pianist Lorenzo Matteoni will perform next to the dancers of the European Dance Association. Together they will interpret seven pieces for children written by Nino Rota (Jumps and games, Capriccio, Cantilena, Le Scalette, Grillo nocturnal, Pucettino in the jungle, The Acrobat) in a show dedicated to the little ones but not only.

The open test will be held at the L'Histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant, with the Orchestra of the ISSM “L. Boccherini "directed by M ° Mazzoli.

April 14th
5.00 pm Sorti di di Martino - Performance dance music

The detailed program on the event website


Tuesday, 9 April 2019 to Sunday, 14 April 2019
Teatro del Giglio and other locations in town
piazza del Giglio, 13
2019 april 9 / 14
ingresso gratuito

AED Dance
 Via Masi 7, 57121 - Livorno
tel. +39 0586-410825 / +39 0586-343111 -

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