This year is the 15th edition of the Dutch Dance Festival. On 5, 6 and 7 October, the festival is presenting the most important developments in Dutch dance, in some amazing, unforgettable and striking dance performances created in the Netherlands. In a single weekend, there will be performances by the well-known dance companies and by new names, with big hits alongside works in the making, and a whole range of events for audiences to enjoy – from urban dance to classical ballet.
It is unique in the festival’s history that during The Dutch Dance Celebration on Saturday evening the four dance companies the Dutch National Ballet, Introdans, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Nederlands Dans Theater are appearing together in Theater aan het Vrijthof. The evening is also the occasion of the presentation of the VSCD dance awards: the ‘Zwanen’ (Swans) for the most impressive dance production and the most impressive dance achievement.