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Reminder: Only 1 month left to send a Proposal

Time flies! There is only one month left to send a Proposal for Tanzmesse's Festival Programme 2018. Deadline is 16 October 2017! Kindly remember that you need to be represented at a Booth in order to submit a proposal. We encourage you to have a look at the procedures now, since renting a Booth or finding an Exhibitor who will represent you may take a few working days to complete. You may want to have a look at our updated Booth Coordinator's and ...

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Exhibitors' List is online!

We just published the Exhibitors’ List, so have a look to see who is already coming! During Tanzmesse, the Exhibition Halls at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf become a vibrant place of meeting, networking, getting to know each other, exchange and reunion. If you consider participating, you might want to know who else will be part of Tanzmesse 2018. The list is a useful tool to plan and prepare your time in Düsseldorf. With Tanzmesse’s website, it ...

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Attention!

You might have received a letter by the International Fairs Directory recently. Please know that this letter has NOT been sent by internationale tanzmesse nrw staff. They ask you to sign in their directory or to update/confirm your data as Tanzmesse participants. The International Fairs Directory is an organisation based in Uruguay and is not related to Tanzmesse. It browses through and employs publicly accessible directories of international fairs ...

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Booth Rental started

It is time to rent! From today onward you can book a Booth for Tanzmesse 2018 and submit an artistic proposal for the Festival Programme. Please note: In order to send a proposal, you need to be represented at a booth in Tanzmesse’s Exhibition Halls. So if you do not plan to rent a booth yourself, we encourage that you get in contact with another Exhibitor. We will let you know as soon as we published the Exhbitiors' List, so do not forget to ...

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Dieter Jaenicke will become Head of internationale tanzmesse nrw

Dieter Jaenicke will become Head of internationale tanzmesse nrw
(c) Joscha Jennessen

The board of nrw landesbuero tanz e.V., the umbrella organisation of internationale tanzmesse nrw, is very pleased to announce that Dieter Jaenicke, Artistic Director of HELLERAU - European Center for the Arts Dresden, will become the new Director of internationale tanzmesse nrw! As a very experienced curator, festival manager and artistic director, he will be a great enrichment for Tanzmesse and its festival programme. Starting June 2017, Dieter ...

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Thank you and see you in 2018!

Thank you and see you in 2018!

The Tanzmesse team would like to thank all Tanzmesse participants, funding partners, cooperation partners and helpers for making the Tanzmesse 2016 edition such wonderful event! We are looking forward to seeing you again in 2018! Sign up for our newsletter to keep updated about our upcoming dates and deadlines!

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Change of programme

Change of programme
Light field

Kyle Page will take over the place of Tim Darbyshire in our Open Studio programme on 1 September at 16.15 h. Open Studio Description Dancenorth Australia Unicorns and exoskeletons… "Kyle Page and Amber Haines’ Dancenorth - have unleashed something new and profound for contemporary dance - successfully gripping opening night audience’s hearts and minds in something so breathtakingly new" THE BAREFOOT REVIEW Artistic Director Kyle Page provides ...

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Additional T-Talk: Contemporary Dance Field in Japan

We are happy to announce another T-Talk on 1 September 2016 9.30 in our Talk Gallery in the Exhibition Halls: The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM) will give an insight into the Japanese dance field and share their experience of TPAM. Moreover, they will outline the development of contemporary performing arts in Japan within an Asian context.

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Additional T-Talk: NID New Italian Dance Platform

On 3 September at 13.00 all Tanzmesse participants are invited to join the T-Talk by New Italian Dance Platform: NID shows the main trends characterising the most recent Italian dance productions. The 2017 edition is scheduled in Gorizia a small town in the North-East Italy, located in a border area, where different cultures are always used to meet and exchange each others: an aspect that the programme will try to focus on, developing the international ...

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Opening Hours Exhibition Halls at NRW Forum

The Exhibition Halls of internationale tanzmesse nrw at NRW Forum in Düsseldorf are open to Professional Visitors and the public 1-3 September from 9.30-14.30 h. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Ticket Reservation

Ticket reservation for all Tanzmesse activities will start 1 July 2016 at 11.00 CEST. Only registered Professional Visitors and Booth Attendants can start reserving their tickets! Hereyou can register as a Professional Visitor. If you would like to register as a Booth Attendant please contact your Booth Coordinator. If you have any questions regarding the ticket reservation process please contact us at the office: +49 221 888 95 398.

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Registration starts

Registration starts

On 11 April 2016 the registration for Exhibitors and Professional Visitors starts. Please note, if you want to present your institution or company as an Exhibitor of a Booth you have to be invited by the Booth Coordinator to register. If your organisation wants to send a larger delegation to represent your activities, every person needs to be invited individually as the registration is personal. Registration fee for Exhibitors and Professional Visitors ...

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Catch some extra attention

Present yourself and your organisation in the best light at Tanzmesse 2016 by advertising in the Tanzmesse CATALOGUE and the new digital INFO SCREEN. The Tanzmesse CATALOGUE will list all Booths and Exhibitors represented in the Exhibition Halls. The Tanzmesse CATALOGUE has two important sections: a listing of all Booths and a contact list of the companies and institutions represented in the Exhibition Halls. We know that the contact list makes ...

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Tanzjahr 2016

Tanzjahr 2016

The internationale tanzemesse nrw, together with our colleagues of Tanzplattform Deutschland, Tanzkongress and Dachverband Tanz Deutschland are initiating a campaign in 2016 calle Tanzjahr 2016. The aim of this country-wide campaign is to promote dance as an artistic and cultural event in all parts of society. We want to highlight the diversity and universality of dance as well as its huge potential in terms of education, creativity, health and ...

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We Need To Talk!

We Need To Talk!
Arab Caravan, Tanzmesse 2014 - D. Matvejevas©

The internationale tanzmesse nrw is reorganising its Talks & Panels program into a new programme of discussions and debates during the Tanzmesse 2016: the T-Talks. We are currently collecting topics from those who best know dance: YOU. In your daily work, are there topics or issues that you would like to discuss with your international colleagues? Or, are there broader topics you would be interested in reflecting upon at the Tanzmesse, away from ...

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Thank you!

Thank you!
Tanzmesse 2014 - D. Matvejevas©

The deadline to send a proposal for the Performance Programme of the internationale tanzmesse nrw 2016 was: 30 September 2015. If you have sent a proposal: we would like to thank you very much, for you are the ones shaping up the programme of the Tanzmesse 2016. Our team is now sorting out all applications before taking a look at each of them individually: a very exciting phase of the preparation of the 2016 edition. In the meantime, please take ...

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The Exhibitor's Guide is online

The Exhibitor's Guide is online

We are happy to announce the publication of our first Exhibitor's Guide! In this guide, there are a lot of tools for your participation as Exhibitor or Performing Artist in the Tanzmesse. We have been trying to answer some of the questions a first-time participant may have: What should be considered before renting a booth? And what does renting a booth mean? What is the role of the Booth Coordinator? How should can a booth help promote the activities ...

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Rent a Booth at the Tanzmesse 2016

Rent a Booth at the Tanzmesse 2016
internationale tanzmesse nrw 2014 ©D. Matvejevas

If you are looking into presenting the work you do at the internationale tanzmesse nrw 2016, you should absolutely consider having a booth in the Exhibition Halls. You can rent a booth for your own company, but you are also welcome to team up with other organisations in your country to prepare a joint booth. Tanzmesse Exhibitors are invited to submit a porposal for the Performance Programme once their booth has been confirmed. Learn more here. Here ...

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Join us on Facebook and Twitter!

Join us on Facebook and Twitter!

*Tumbling news: Tanzmesse has joined Twitter and can be followed @Tanzmesse *Our Facebook account and our fan page have merged. Make sure to click 'Like' on the Tanzmesse page!

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Send your artistic proposal for Tanzmesse 2016: What's new?

Send your artistic proposal for Tanzmesse 2016: What's new?
internationale tanzmesse 2014, Ballet Preljocaj ©D. Matvejevas

If you have attended the internationale tanzmesse nrw in the past as an Exhibitor, you may remember the application process. With our new website, many things have changed for the Booth Coordinator and for the companies. With the new system companies no longer need the booth number to send their proposal. Read here below what is new and what to do! 1. If you are an artist or company planning to send a proposal, your organisation has to be represented ...

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Have you ever attended the Tanzmesse? We need you!

Have you ever attended the Tanzmesse? We need you!
internationale tanzmesse nrw 2014 ©Dmitrij Matvejev

You’ve experienced it first: taking part in the Tanzmesse can be quite a challenge, especially for Exhibitors and Artists participating for the first time. There are number of questions for those new to the Tanzmesse to consider: How to organise a booth? How to submit an artistic proposal correctly? Where to stay in Düsseldorf? How to meet the right people? ... Our team always tries think of all the questions Tanzmesse Exhibitors, Artists and ...

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website!
The new tanzmesse website

We are very excited to introduce you to the new website of internationale tanzmesse nrw! Designer Clinton Stringer has drawn inspiration from the Laban-Cube to create the new Tanzmesse logo. We have opted for a refreshing neon-green colour to complete the visual identity of internationale tanzmesse nrw 2016, but Tanzmesse’s colour changes every two years. In addition, the web development agency webandmore has reshaped our website from the ground ...

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Fresh start for Tanzmesse 2016

Fresh start for Tanzmesse 2016

A new logo, a new website, a new concept for the networking programme... The need for internationale tanzmesse nrw to evolve with the dance sector has encouraged the team and its Board Members to think anew and start afresh for the 2016 edition. As we create a new concept for Tanzmesse 2016, please make use of our new communication tools (website, Twitter, Facebook) and don't fall behind with the first deadlines when preparing your trip to the next ...

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Some Facts & Figures about Tanzmesse 2014

Some Facts & Figures about Tanzmesse 2014
internationale tanzmesse nrw 2014 ©Dmitrij Matvejev

More than 400 exhibitors across 123 exhibition stands were in attendance at the NRW Forum event hall in Düsseldorf, representing over 600 dance companies, choreographers and dance institutions from 58 countries. Seventy-two companies and solo artists contributed to the performance program, which comprised 54 full-length performances as part of the main program on stage and 24 performances from the “Open Studios”, Site-Specific Performances. ...

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