Defying the threats through dance, stories and narration. Bazaar Festival begins.
What threatens society today? What long-term problems and issues are we dealing with? Europe, and with it the whole world, is not only stirred by war, but also other socio-political problems. We have discussed the climate crisis and the state of our landscape for many years, always with increasing urgency. These debates do not just play out in political circles; culture also gets significantly involved in the shape of the world and society. How are progressive, unconventional artists from central and eastern Europe responding to these issues? Prague’s Bazaar Festival of Theatre and Dance presents the work of these artists in its 8th edition, which begins now and runs through Sunday, 27 March.
Bazaar Festival opens with Romanian choreographer Sergiu Matis and his invitation to return to the roots of our existence. He has also invited Czech artists to collaborate.
The eighth edition of Bazaar Festival begins on 24 March at PONEC with Sergiu Matis. The renowned Romanian choreographer, long based in Berlin, dives into storytelling, myth and our own origins in a performative dream made up of movement, dance and sound recordings of extinct bird species. This collaboration between three foreign artists and young Czech artists and youth is such a unique event that it will be staged twice during the festival: once as part of the opening event and again on Friday evening.