National Festival of Premiers of the Year (En DANZA Primer Festival de Estrenos Nacionales)

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Country and Region EcuadorQuito
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Quito, Quito, Ecuador
Festival Contact Information

Casa de la Danza
Calle Espejo y Montúfar No. 678
Quito, Ecuador
Phone: +593 2 2340-549, or +593 2 2283-161

Festival Description

The National Festival of Premiers of the Year will take place for the first time in December 2008. The festival is intended to motivate national choreographers to participate in future editions. It is the first activity leading into Festival Internacional Mujeres en la Danza which will take place from the 8 to the 18th of March 2009 in Quito and other ecuadorian cities. For additional information about this festival visit

Festival Dates December 15 - 17, 2008
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Festival Events:

Program 2008:
    • “Laberinto introspectivo del alma”, Choreography by Amelia Poveda General Direction by Rubén Guarderas
  • Tuesday, December 16, GRUPO MUYACÁN
    • “Taky Onkoy”, Choreography and General Direction by Paco Salvador
  • Wednesday, December 17, SUSANA REYES - La danza butoh de los andes
    • “Yaku Samai - El espíritu del agua”, Choreography and General Direction by Susana Reyes
  • Note: All performances take place at Teatro Nacional Casa de la Cultura, each day at 8:00pm


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