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II. Butoh és Előadóművészeti Fesztivál, Budapest


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I. Butoh Dance Festival, Budapest

The 1st Butoh Dance Festival in Budapest under the subtitle "The power of age" was organized between 25 - 20 December 2009 at three different venues (National Dance Theater, Fészek Klub, Rudas Bath). World famous artists from Japan, such as Yoshito OHNO, Ko MUROBUSHI, Mitsuyo UESUGI, the TAKATSU Kagura Company and Tomiko TAKAI, who passed away unexpectedly in 2011, visited Hungary in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of butoh.

Program

17.12.
Fészek Club

16.00 "Butoh" - Screening | 1. Kazuo Ohno | 2. Portrait of Mr.O
17.30 "Butoh" - Screening | 1. Heart beat - An old man's desire | 2. Story
         of Smallpox | 3. Navel and A-bomb
19.00 Festival Opening Ceremony
19.20 Batarita Dance Company (H): Full Moon | butoh dance
20.20 Sonoko Prow (J-TH): Breath of Mountain | butoh dance
21.20 Paul Ibey (CAN): La Volupte d'Etre | butoh dance
22.20 Fake Starz (H): Para-Para

18.12.
National Dance Theater

17.00 Yamata no Orochi | Eight Serpent | Iwami kagura
18.00 Exhibition opening | "The Founders of Butoh (Kazuo Ohno and
         Tatsumi Hijikata) and the 50 years of Butoh"
19.00 Tomiko Takai (J): Metaphysical Emotion | butoh dance
19.50 Yoshito Ohno (J) - Batarita (H): Translucent | butoh dance
21.00 Ebisu | Iwami kagura

19.12.
National Dance Theater

16.00 Yamata no Orochi | Iwami kagura
16.30 Symposium: "The Age and Arts" - lectures and open talk with the
         artists and dance professionals.
19.00 Tomiko Takai (J): Metaphysical Emotion | butoh dance
19.50 Yoshito Ohno (J) - Batarita (H): Translucent | butoh dance
21.00 Ebisu | Iwami kagura

20.12.
Rudas Bath

21.30 Full Moon in Rudas - site-specific performances
         Artists / Performers:
         Ko Murobushi (J)
         Mitsuyo Uesugi (J)
         Bernardo Monte (F)
         Batarita Dance Company (H)
23.00 DJ Noriaki Koda (J)

Organizer: Liaison of International Butoh
Co-organisers: Canta Co. Ltd, Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio | Touchpoint Art Foundation
Supporters: Japán-Magyar Jubileumi Év 2009 | Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan in the fiscal year 2009 | Office of Contemporary Art and Culture | Ministry of Culture | Magyarországi Üzletemberek Szervezete | National Cultural Fund | Japan Foundation Budapest | Dance Resource Laboratory | Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio | Canta Co. | Touchpoint Art Foundation | Butoh Laboratoly Japan | Hijikata Tatsumi Archive | Research Center for the Arts and Arts Administration | Keio University | Budapest Gyógyfürdői Zrt.
Partners: Miró Kávézó Vár | Eötvös 10

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