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Press Release 1-03-2022

8th “Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival”

Under the Auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), the City of Athens and the International Dance Council (CID)

In association with the Embassy of India, Athens, Greece

July 1st – 3rd 2022, Athens Greece
2 Unique Shows at Dora Stratou Theatre on Saturday and Sunday

The “Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival” in Greece opens its gates for the 8th  year on July 1st, 2022. The Festival will last from July 1st – 3rd, 2022 and will take place at “Dora Stratou” Theatre in Athens – Greece.

This unique quality Festival will become – once more – a great cultural event for the artistic activities during the summer period in Athens. It will take place under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), the City of Athens and the International Dance Council (CID-UNESCO), in association with the Embassy of India, Athens, Greece  and is being organized again by Artistic Studio Oriental Expression and 1st Bollywood Dance Academy Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture & Development.

Greece has always been a crossroad between East and West, where diverse cultures met and have been formed throughout thousands or years. From India and Middle East to North Africa and the Mediterranean Basin, cultures come to close contact by exchanging various characteristics mainly related to culture and all forms of Art.

The Festival aims to highlight these particular features emphasizing on the Arts of Dance and Music, and to provide the opportunity for those interested to discover the magic and the beauty of this peaceful gathering of nations – beyond geographical boundaries – at this modern world that we live in.

In this Festival, dancers, musicians, singers as well as intellectual people from Greece and abroad will participate. In addition, workshops will take place in combination with presentations, performances, lectures, bazaars and lots of other activities.

Specifically, the participants will have the opportunity to attend to a variety of Dance Workshops from Master teachers, who will visit Greece from many countries.

During the festival the 7th International Bollywood Dance Competition will also take place, organized by “Oriental Expression Awards” with prizes and presents.

Cultural organizations, dance troupes but also individual artists (singers, dancers, etc.) who would like to participate in the Festival can address to the organizers.