International festival of step dance «Odessa Tap Festival»

August 16, 2017 г.

August 23-27, 2017 in Odessa will be held an International Festival of step dance «Odessa Tap Festival». Dancers from different countries will show their skills to residents and guests of the city and share their dance experience with Ukrainian performers.

August 23 at 18:00 - opening of the Festival on Primorsky Boulevard.

Amongst honorable guests and trainers of the dance event will be the world legends of step dance: Michel Dorrance (USA), Maud Arnold (USA), Ruben Sanchez Garcia (Spain), Daniel Borak (Switzerland). Director of the festival is the head of the dance centre "Ostanin Dance Center" and the leader of the steppe movement of Ukraine Alexander Ostanin. The festival will be attended by both professionals and amateurs of steppe from different parts of Ukraine and the world.

The programme of the festival includes: master classes, competitions, improvisation, performances and evenings of the history of step dance.

In the days of the festival will be held Ukrainian step championship, according to the results of which the best dancers will represent Ukraine at the European and World Cup in step.

The festival will end with gala concert, which will be held on August 27 at 19:00 in the Odessa Philharmonic, where step masters will perform accompanied by a jazz band led by Alexei Petukhov (Ukraine).