Diana Vishneva's Context festival

Saint Petersburg

June / October 2020

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Стартовал прием заявок на Конкурс молодых хореографов-2020

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Мы ищем смелых, амбициозных и готовых к экспериментам молодых (до 37 лет включительно) хореографов, имеющих российское гражданство. Образование, стиль и творческие взгляды значения не имеют, главное — это уникальная идея и желание ей поделиться.

Заявки принимаются до 15 мая 2020 года.

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Context. Diana Vishneva 2020: programme and start of sales

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Festival Context. Diana Vishneva announces 2020 program and opens the ticket sales.

This year the festival program will be held at the leading venues in Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2 stages — in June and October and will include 5 performances from Canada, Israel, Italy and Russia.

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Press conference on the programme of the Context. Diana Vishneva 2020

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On February 11, 2020, at 12:00 at the TASS press centre (Moscow, Tverskoy Boulevard, 2, 2nd floor) a press conference on the announcement of the programme of the VIII International Festival of Contemporary Choreography “Context. Diana Vishneva” will be held. 

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Young Choreographers Competition Winners

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On October 9, the Gogol Center hosted the Young Choreographers Finale, which concluded the Young Choreographers Competition. The jury and the audience selected the best choreographers and dancers.

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Context. Diana Vishneva comes to the museums and presents the film programme

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Context. Diana Vishneva announces the partners of the performance «Equal Elevations»the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and the Fabergé Museum — as well ad the film programme in collaboration with Beat Films,.


Context. Diana Vishneva 2019 Parallel programme

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October 8-13, parallel programme events will be held in Moscow and Saint Petersburg: discussions, choreography workshops, and the laboratoris of lighting design and photo documentation of movement.

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Tickets for Grand Finale and the Young Choreographers Competition Finale on sale

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Context. Diana Vishneva opens the sale of tickets to the events of the festival 2019: the young choreographers competition finale and the performance Grand Finale by the Hofesh Shechter company (London).

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Finalists of the Young Choreographers Competition 2019 announced

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The expert council of the Young Choreographers Competition led by Diana Vishneva has chosen the finalists.

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Context. Diana Vishneva special festival program at New Holland Island

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On August 22, the unique Context. Diana Vishneva Festival program, which was created especially for this evening, will be presented on the round stage in the courtyard of the Bottle House building at New Holland Island. 

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The acceptance of applications for the Young Choreographers Competition is finished

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On July 14, the festival team accepted the latest applications. By the end of August, finalists will be determined. They will present their works on October 9-10 in Moscow and October, 13 in St. Petersburg.

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The Young Choreographers Сompetition: applications accepted until July 14

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Acceptance of applications for the Young Choreographers Сompetition has been extended until July 14.

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Dialogue between space and body in Equal Elevations

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The Spanish company La Veronal will present the work Equal Elevations. The dance will go beyond the usual space, as the performance will be shown in unexpected locations in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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Grand Finale at the Context. Diana Vishneva 2019

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Hofesh Schechter company will present Grand Finale in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg in December. It is a unique opportunity to see the performance before it leaves the company’s repertoire.

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Context. Diana Vishneva 2019 program and Open Call for 2020 announced

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Context. Diana Vishneva announces the program and the dates of the festival 2019 and Open Call for Context. Diana Vishneva 2020.

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Applications are open for the Young Choreographers Competition 2019

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We are happy to announce the acceptance of applications for the Young Choreographers Competition 2019 of the VII Festival Context. Diana Vishneva! Applications are accepted until June 30, 2019.

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Context. Diana Vishneva presents: Batsheva Dance Company

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Tickets for 'Venezuela' by Batsheva Dance Company are now available on our website.


Young choreographers evening Context Lab

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We’ve started selling tickets for the evening of young choreographers Context Lab.


Gala-concert of the Mind and Movement programme. New Holland Island

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During the festival's Context gala-evening at New Holland, a total of seven dance premiers will be performed.