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Press Release 14/06/2023

9th “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)

30th June – 2nd July 2023 in Athens, Greece
2 Unique Shows at Dora Stratou Theatre on Saturday and Sunday

The Main attraction of the 9th “Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival” in Athens, Greece, shall be the two Mega Shows on Saturday 1st July and Sunday 2nd July from 21:00 onwards at the traditional Greek amphitheatre, Dora Stratou Theatre, in the heart of the city of Athens!

With extravagant Bollywood choreographies and the Indian element at the forefront, the founder of 1st Bollywood Dance Academy Greece, Anna Dimitratou and the Indian Bollywood dance performer, teacher and choreographer Sumon Rudra, accompanied by members of the Academy and a number of internationally recognized teachers and dancers, gradually lead us from the dance tradition of East and West as evolution of this tradition today. Thus, we will all become “witnesses” of the eternal dance creation, giving the great message that Art gives birth to civilization, unites, but above all elevates man to joy, which is his true nature!

The shows include performances from renowned artists such as the Internationally renowned Bollywood dance performer, teacher and choreographer Leena Patel from UK,  Navjot Minhas, professional dancer, choreographer and Bhangra dance teacher from Belgium, Sonia Tharani from Spain, Krystal Chow from Hong Kong, the Indian Classical and folk dancer and choreographer from Poland Kinga Malec, the singer and performer Sneha Mistri from Spain, Amine Amoura Bollywood dance teacher and choreographer from France, the exceptional  Hassan Bolbol Al Tannnoura from Egypt, Mélodie Toussaint from France, as well as others dance groups from Greece and Abroad, such as Beyond Bollywood from Hong Kong, Intradance Academy from Romania, Folk Dance Group “Enalia Gi” presenting Cypriot Folk Dances, Caucasus Cultural Centre with Georgian Dances, Bollybandits from Switzerland, Association of Greek Dances & Folklore Research “Elliniki Paradosi”, Dance Group Al-Awda of  the Palestinian Community in Greece, Chandrika Kathak Company with classical Indian Dances, Indissy Group from France and Fireflies Dance Crew by Eirini Peristeri Gymnastics Association, that will take spectators to the magical world of dance and movement.

During the Festival (30th June  – 2nd July 2023), a variety of dance workshops from renowned artists, the “8th International Bollywood Dance Competition”, a Mini Bazaar, Indian Food by Jaipur Palace Plaka and a Bollywood Beach Party will take place (Macaw Beach Bar – Akti tou Iliou Alimos).

* During both Shows, the “Child’s Voice” (Association for the Support of Children with Cancer), the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the Environmental Organization WWF Greece will be with us!

The Festival is organized by the Artistic Studio Oriental Expression and the 1st Bollywood Academy Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA), under the Auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), the City of Athens and the International Dance Council (CID).

15 euro (1 Show)
20 euro (2 Shows)

Τηλ. 210 9735 888 | |