In October and early December, the 7th International festival of contemporary choreography Context.Diana Vishneva 2019 will be held. The festival venues are two Russian cities - Moscow and St. Petersburg. The audience can choose between the main and the parallel program, in each of them people can see performances of young choreographers and world stars, master classes, discussions and workshops.
Festival Context.Diana Vishneva combines the performances of leading foreign choreographers performed by excellent groups and the works of young Russian directors who have proven themselves before. The festival has become a large-scale creative laboratory where you can see the latest achievements in the world of modern dance, experiments and new trends. A part of the festival is a competition for young choreographers, which collected more than 200 applications from directors from all over Russia this year.
On October 9 and 10, on the stage of the Gogol Center, will take place a meeting of young choreographers, where the finalists of the competition will get a possibility to show their works. Two premieres are also waiting for the audience: a production of Olga Timoshenko, the winner of the 2018 Contest, and the performance “Freedom to the Statue!” by Anna Shchekleina, last year’s finalist, and Alexander Frolov. A similar evening will be held October 13 at the State Academic Komissarzhevskaya Theater in St. Petersburg.
Festival participants will stay at AZIMUT Hotels in St. Petersburg and Moscow. AZIMUT Hotel Olympic Moscow, one of the best congress hotels in Russia, will host choreographers and dancers. In the Northern capital, rooms are provided by AZIMUT Hotel St. Petersburg, the tallest building in the historical part of the city on the Fontanka Embankment.
Maxim Brodovsky, the CEO of AZIMUT Hotels: “The International festival Context. Diana Vishneva 2019 is a unique event that allows you to immerse yourself in the world of dance art. The festival is widely known as a show case for the latest achievements of choreography, and every year attracts many guests. We are pleased to be part of such a massive event.”