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Vērpete on summer tour in Latvia
2017/07/21 › 2017/09/03
Krišjānis Sants , and Erik Eriksson
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We are happy to announce a summer tour in Latvian regions for “Vērpete” by the young and talanted choreographers Krišjānis Sants and Erik Eriksson, featuring excellent musicians Mārtiņš Miļevskis (vibrophone) and Rihards Lībietis (guitar):

21 July 21.00 Latgale concert hall GORS in Rēzekne
30 July 19.00 Aizpute castle. Meeting point: bus stop at Aizpute castle
12&13 August  festival Sansusī in Aknīste
13 August Bebrene. Meeting point: in front of the highschool
3 September Valmiermuiža

On August 25 “Vērpete” will be presented at the dance festival Are You Kid-ing? in Falun, Sweden.

Tickets:

In Rēzekne – 3 eur. Combi ticket with open air cinema – 7 eur. Available online or before the show.
In Sansusī – included in teh festival ticket. Available online.
In Aizpute and Bebrene – free entrance

In „Vērpete” the Latvian Krišjānis Sants and Swedish Erik Eriksson bring together their keen interest of the moving body, ways of altering sensorial perception and their extensive research of the Baltic traditional music, dance and handicraft. Utilizing the melodic structures of Latvian folk songs and a circular pattern common to many cultures, the two dancers become the evolution of one constantly changing vortex of movement. Turning hand in hand, it is the agreement and commitment to disagree that keeps the dancers moving together.

“Vērpete” was premiered at  the International Festival of Contemporary Theatre Homo Novus and in 2015/2016 won the Latvian theatre award in contemporary dance.