First programme release: "Soufflette" with Carte Blanche
We are pleased to release the first performance for DanseFestival Barents 2018: "Soufflette" by French choreographer François Chaignaud, with Norway's national dance company for contemporary dance. Read more here
INTRODUCTING OUR NEW DIRECTOR FROM 1. JANUARY 2018
Today, we can finally reveal that Siri Wigdel will be the new leader of DanseFestival Barents from January 1. 2018. She will be present at this year's festival 8 - 12 November.
I am very grateful for the opportunity I have been offered with this position. I am excited to return home to Norway at an important and exciting time for the development of dance, as well as being able to contribute with my experiences and help develop DanseFestival Barents for the next three years. ... It's important for me to embrace this legacy and build on the fantastic work that has already been done here, says Siri.
Current leader Marie Hermo Jensen is really looking forward to having Siri on the team.