Open call for participations DDC12

The International Contemporary Dance Festival DANCE DAYS CHANIA invites you to submit your performance and/or workshop proposals for its 12th edition. Aim of the festival is to promote the diverse choreographic and creative approaches of the contemporary dance scene as well as to offer equal space both to emerging and to established creators.

In constant motion and research, with a will to understand, reconnect and be in contact we are looking forward to receiving your work.

Dance Days Chania is being organized by Syn-Kinisi Association of Expressive Dance since 2011 with volunteer work of its members, having as a co-organizer the Municipality of Chania. In past editions the Region of Crete and KEPPEDICH-CMA have been co-organizers. The last few years, DDC receives the support of national and international institutions and organizations (J. F. Costopoulos Foundation, Flux Laboratory Athens, American Dance Abroad etc.) as well as embassies. In 2017 Stavros Niarchos Foundation has been major donor of the festival. Finally, for some editions the festival has received the financial support of the Ministry of Culture.

DDC has received the EFFE Label 2017-2018 & 2019-2021 certification by the European Organization EFA.

Its program consists of performances, workshops, site specific projects, the Video Dance section, the “New creators and Public Space” section, lectures and more.

Submit your performance and/or workshop proposal

Visit our website  and fill up the application form of participation. Then send an email to [email protected] with the necessary material of your work. Please make sure that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions of this year’s festival.

Proposals’ submission: October 4th 2021 – November 27th 2021

Possible dates of realization: second half of July 2022