You are invited to the Opening Ceremony of the 4th edition of Dance Bridges Festival 2021-2022 on 11th August at 18.00 IST onwards at British Council, Kolkata.

The evening will feature the online world premiere of the DBF Residency programme 2022 created with dance artists in United Kingdom, India and Taiwan in collaboration with Van Huynh Company (London) and followed by a series of dance films with artists from Taiwan, Israel, Lithuania, India and the United Kingdom.

There is a second evening of dance film screenings on 12th August at 18.00 IST onwards, where we are delighted to present short films and documentaries of artists from Taiwan, France, Argentina, Mexico and UK.

Admission is free but registration is required. Sign up here!

This is a registration form for people to complete in order to physically attend the Dance Bridges Festival 2022 in Kolkata.

Date & Time: 11th & 12th August 2022, 18.00 onwards

Venue Details: British Council, L & T Chambers, 16 Camac Street, Kolkata 700017.

The 2022 edition of Dance Bridges Festival is presented in Kolkata in collaboration with the British Council and Meta Arts, curated by Vanessa Mirza Creations (India/UK), Van Huynh Company (London) and Anarchy Dance Theatre (Taipei).

Photo Credit: (Above) Priyabrat Panigrahi (Below)Eric Oberdoff/Compagnie Humaine

Films to be screened on 11th August

‘Great Freedom’

Artist: I-Fen Tung/Focus Dance Company,Taiwan | Duration: 15minutes

‘A Space Left Blank’

Artist: Travis Clausen-Knight & James Pett, UK | Duration: 8 minutes

‘How Long is Forever’

Artist: Priyabrat Panigrahi, India| Duration: 8 minutes

‘I wish to be the blossom of a fern’

Artist: AURA Dance Theatre, Belgium/Lithuania | Duration: 15 minutes


Artist: Eyal Dadon/ Fresco Dance Company, Israel | Duration 30 minutes

Films to be screened on 12th August

‘Consolations: Episode 6’

Artist: Eric Oberdoff, Compagnie Humaine, France | Duration: 14 minutes

‘Consolations: Episode 10’

Artist: Eric Oberdoff, Compagnie Humaine, France | Duration: 7 minutes


Artist: Laura Kenyon, UK/France | Duration: 15 minutes

‘Drifting Dust’

Artist: Hsiao-Tze Tien, Taiwan | Duration: 11 minutes


Artist: Martin Piliponsky (Argentina), Kirstie Simson (UK) & Isaac Zambra (Mexico) | Duration: 29 minutes