TANEC PRAHA (Dance Prague) was founded in the momentous year of 1989 as an international festival of contemporary dance and movement theatre. It takes place every year in June in Prague and other regions of the Czech Republic and invites outstanding artists from all over the world to perform, not just well known stars but progressive emerging artists too. With its mission to inspire and develop Czech contemporary dance community and attract a wider audience for dance, the festival also offers a programme of discussions, workshops and site-specific events.
Cistermúsica, Alcobaça’s music festival, is one of the most important artistic events in Portugal thanks to its quality programming. Concerts and performances are conceived as places of discovery of new and old musical talent, both regional, national and international, seamlessly blending the creative, cultural, touristic and architectural qualities of Central Portugal. Concerts are introduced by the artistic director as part of the festival’s educational aims, and Portuguese music is promoted.
Andrey Sakharov International Art Festivals "Russian Art and the World" have been held by Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic Society since 1992. They present the principally new concept which is harmonious to the democratic changes in Russia within the last years. The authors and artistic directors of the Festival are Olga N. Tomina and Valentin A. Berlinsky. The moral guide of the concept are the ideas and moral position of one of the most distinguished humanist A. D.