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1st F(ê)aites de la danse, Dance Festival in Monaco

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14 June 2017
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The "F(ê)aites de la danse" dance festival arose from the shared wish of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, the Prince's Government and the Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer to create a large-scale dance event that would be open to all.

On Saturday 1 July, for the "F(ê)aites de la danse" festival, the Place du Casino will be transformed into a giant dance floor, where professionals and amateurs will mingle to the rhythm of a wide variety of music.

"F(ê)aites de la danse" will begin at 6 p.m. with a giant dance barre in the Place du Casino, where the public will be able to warm up with the male and female dancers of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo.

Almost forty events will then take place continuously until 6 a.m.

Shows, outdoor activities, introductory world dance workshops, street artists, Hip-Hop battles, pole dancing, a nightclub at the Opera, a giant dance floor and bals musettes (traditional open-air public dance events).  More than 250 professional and amateur artists will have the sole mission of making the public dance until dawn.

For the most enthusiastic, a Dance Marathon will take place between 6 p.m. and midnight.  The 30 couples taking part (who need to register) will have to dance the Tango, African dance, salsa, the waltz, jazz and rock/swing.

At midnight, the Ballets de Monte-Carlo will present a work by Jean-Christophe with music by Antonio Castrignano, who will also give a concert that evening.

At the end of the show, the dancers will create a "flash mob" by inviting the entire audience to join them.

The night will continue with a huge open-air dance floor, and then in the Monte Carlo Opera, which will be transformed into a nightclub with DJ Greg Boust.  Outside, there will be a silent discotheque - 1,000 headphones will be made available - enabling the most seasoned fans to dance until dawn.

Further Information:

http://www.balletsdemontecarlo.com/fr/feaitesdeladanse

Flash mob:  http://www.balletsdemontecarlo.com/fr/feaitesdeladanse/flashmob

Photo Credits:  ©Michal Batory - ©DR

Source: Visit Monaco