Dance - Performance - Music

24May06 - 04June06

IN TRANSIT 06 is staging productions from Asia (Taiwan), South America (Brazil) and Africa that convey impulses within contemporary international dance. From 24 May to 4 June, the House of World Cultures in Berlin is holding the fifth IN TRANSIT festival, which presents twenty new contemporary dance productions and four musical ballrooms. This time the focus is on Brazil, including a number of discussion forums and lecture demonstrations in the KnowledgeLab with Sarat Maharaj. The festival, directed by Johannes Odenthal, opens with an outstanding dance series CURSIVE: A TRILOGY by the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, and a concert by Brazilian pop star and cultural minister, Gilberto Gil . This year, IN TRANSIT is part of Copa da Cultura , the cultural programme devoted to Brazil to accompany the FIFA World Cup in 2006.

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