|Side Step Festival|
Side Step Festival is an annual international contemporary dance festival organized by Zodiak – Center for New Dance since 1996. The festival aims at deepening the interaction between artists and audiences in seminars and discussions which focus on the starting points, approaches and views on dance of the festival artists.
The programming for Side Step Festival 2013 is curated by Zodiak's artistic director Harri Kuorelahti, together with choreographers Jenni Koistinen and Eeva Muilu. Festival is an active meeting point with six international performances, one premiere, lectures, artist meetings and a documentary film.
Side Step 2013 presents artists and performances that have raised heated discussions and strong reactions and which broadens the viewer’s horizons regarding dance and society. Festival performances question the conventional thinking, identities and categories in the society as well as in art.