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Name: Hot Dance Festival 1998.

Type: 10th International Dance Festival parade and Workshops in short dance show programs oriented towards dance styles originating in the 1st half of 20th century like: Swing, Boogie-Woogie, Rhythm&Blues, Lindy Hop, Tap Dance, etc.

Including in the festival will be 2nd International Hot Cup - competition in Boogie - Woogie and Lindy Hop.

Date: 2.- 4. Oct. 1998

Place: DK RUZINOV, Ruzinovska 28, 821 01 Bratislava, tel.: **421-7-230466, 230281, 230490

Organizers: ACHO, F.C.R., CULTUS-DK Ruzinov, CHARLIE Dance Group


Preliminary timetable:


  Arrival and registration of participants. Accommodation.

11:00 - 19:00

International Dance Workshops
19:00 Public Show-program (Small hall)


10:00 - 18:00 International Dance Workshops, Hot Cup, Rehearsal
19:00 Public Show-program, Hot Cup - finals (Large hall, Foyer)


10:00 - 16:00 International Dance Workshops, program for children (Small hall)

Notice: More detailed timetable will be available after organizers process all your applications.

Technical conditions:

Large hall stage min.14 x 14 m - carpet
wooden floor on stage 8 x 3 m
Small hall stage 8 x 4 m - carpet
wooden floor on stage 8 x 3 m
Foyer marble

Musical accompaniment: Dance parade: Your own musical accompaniment. Required high-quality recording recorded at CD or at the beginning of the "A" side of one or more cassettes. The cassette should be clearly marked with the name of the performer, name of the choreography and should be accompanied with clear instructions.

Hot Cup competition: organizerÔs music

Length of performance: between 4 and 20 minutes

Workshops: It is required that each of the participating groups have prepared a workshop that will be supervised by a member of your group. Workshop may be theoretical and/or practical. It can cover the problems you have to solve during your creation process, your view on any of this year dance competition or festival, you can teach others some of yours dance techniques etc. The only restriction is that each worksop must have a connection to dance. The length of the workshop should be between 15 and 90 minutes.Applications that will not have filled in part about the workshop will NOT be accepted!

All participants of the Festival have free entrance to every event of the Festival.

Financial provision: The costs connected with participating on the Festival will be covered by each of the participants himself. Organizers will cover part of accommodation and meal costs during the Festival (from 2.10. 1997 11:00 till 4. 10. 1998, 16:00) as well as Festival fees of the invited guests of the Festival.

Applications: Filled in application forms together with travel report are to be sent before 12. Sept. 1998 to the address:
Sibirska 4
831 02 Bratislava
tel: **421 - 7 - 713 403


CHARLIE dance group
P. Horova 5
841 07 Bratislava

The parade and workshops will be governed in accordance with these propositions and instructions of the organizers. Organizers reserve the right to modify the timetable of the Festival.