19. - 21. 7. 2019., 19.00 sati Upper Town High School, Katarinin trg 5
Dance workshop Volkstänze aus aller Welt conducted by Francis Feybli (Switzerland) / guest dance teachers Bruna Piccazio (Brazil), Ximena Banegas (Bolivija), Estefania Solórzano (Ekvador)
Francis Feybli from Switzerland is a longtime associate of the International Folklore Festival and its first dance workshop leader. Since 1983, Feybli has been teaching dance within the workshops Dance with Us together with the members of the Group for International Folklore of the “Ivan Goran Kovačić” student ensemble, which Nenad Bićanić founded two years earlier with his help. The repertoire of the workshop includes the dance heritage of many nations, primarily European. Francis Feybli is also a great connoisseur of Croatian folklore. In addition to the dance workshop Dance with Us, conducted by Vido Bagur and Goran Ivan Matoš, Feybli also leads a day workshop for foreign and domestic participants, teaching Croatian dances and dances of other European nations.
At this year’s Festival, special guests at his workshops at the Upper Town High School are Bruna Piccazio (Brazil), and two students of postgraduate master studies (Choreomundus International Joint Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage), organized at four universities: Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Clermont Auvergne University in France, Hungarian University of Szeged and the University of Roehampton in the UK: Ximena Banegas (Bolivia) and Estefania Solórzano (Ecuador). At every workshop (from Friday to Sunday), along with the dances of various European countries, half an hour will be dedicated to the dances of Latin America – Bolivia, Brazil and Ecuador!