SIDance coming to Seoul Oct. 02-Oct. 20, 2019

SIDance (Seoul International Dance Festival) is a regular international festival, hosted by Seoul Section of CID-UNESCO (president: LEE Jong-Ho). Ever since it was first held in the year 1998, it has now reached its 21st hold in 2018. It is made through close tie and collaboration with government organizations such as Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, as well as foreign governments and embassy of each country stationed in Korea. After elected as the co-president of AAPAF(Association of Asian Performing Arts Festival), it now represents the Korean dance art scene, positioning as a representative performance art festival in Asia. By doing so, SIDance aims to foster exchange between dancers and performances, organizes co-production and tour and performs perfectly as a leading entity of cultural exchange. Moreover, by collaborating with international performance art festivals, such as Mexico Festival Internacional Cervantino, France Festival Montpellier Danse, Singapore Arts Festival, etc., it is also taking the role of spreading out the excellence of Korean performance art throughout the world.
DateOct. 2- Oct. 20, 2019
LocationSeoul Arts Center, Sogang University Mary Hall,
CKL Stage, KOUS,
The Oil Tank Culture Park
Hosted bySeoul Section of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO
Organized byOrganizing Committee of SIDance 2019
Supported by
18 Countries   58 Companies   50 Programs

Focus Violence

11 Countries
11 Companies
10 Programs
BelgiumUltima Vez
KoreaArt Project BORA
Sweden&UK&Germany&SpainSvalbard Company
Czech/NorwayNela Hustak Kornetova
DenmarkMette Ingvartsen
Denmark-KoreaLee Jung In Creation
X Black Box Dance Company
NorwayTony Tran & Antero Hein
USASolo Magic/Jade Solomon Curtis
LuxembourgAnne-Mareike Hess
International Performances

4 Countries
6 Companies
8 Programs
ItalyALDES/Roberto Castello
CanadaCompagnie Marie Chouinard
SpainPaula Quintana
ItalyFrancesca Foscarini
ItalyAndrea Costanzo Martini

Domestic Performances
12 Companies
12 Programs
Korea/SpainA thousand hands and A thousand feet
KoreaWho’s Next I
KoreaWho’s Next II
Korea Korean Dance – Traditional Dance Market
KoreaA Peaceful Reign,
Greetings to the New Crop of the Year
Cooperative Collaboration

6 Countries
10 Companies
5 Programs
Vietnam & Tanzania & Rwanda & MexicoAsia & Africa & Latin America Dance Exchange 2019
Denmark-KoreaTwo-women-machine-show + Jonathan Bonnici + Yujin Kim
Events<Workshop>, <Talks>, <Other Events> etc.