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The pieces selected for the Full Moon Dance festival of 2022 emphasize the message of basic human needs, the facts that make life meaningful and valuable, worth fighting for. The connection between humans, and love. Human rights. Not forgetting the sore spots of being human.   International performers are returning to the Full Moon Dance festival to perform alongside Finnish ensembles. Interaction between cultures is more important than ever. Artists don’t close their eyes from current reality....

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Covid -19 restrictions are being lifted, but Covid safety will still be topmost priority at the festival.   Please come to the festival in good health without any symptoms. We request the audience to wear a facemasks indoors, keep your distance and take care of good hand hygiene. There will be face masks, as well as hand washing and sanitizing facilities on offer at all performance venues. The Northern Ostrobothnia Health district has been consulted and the...

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Full Moon Dance Festival in Pyhäjärvi, Finland is approaching and the festival programme for summer 2021 will be out shortly. The festival will be held 20th to 24th July 2021 according to the health authorities prevailing directions. Covid-19 safety regulations will be taken into account for instance in the number of tickets for sale, seating arrangements and moving performances suitable for open air venues outside. We will do everything in our power to ensure our...

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The Full Moon Dance Festival has reason to celebrate, it’s having its 30th anniversary! In the honour of this milestone the festival offers a birthday cake of dance styles accompanied with music and humour. The spectrum of dance styles include flamenco, folkdance, street dance, contemporary dance, ballet, dance theatre and Finnish social dance.   As always, the festival week offers brilliant performances and interesting courses for enthusiasts, dance students and professionals. To celebrate the anniversary, we also...

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Next time Full Moon Dance Festival will be organized in 2021. The summer 2020 Full Moon Dance Festival was cancelled. Full Moon Dance Festival 2020 organizers and government decided to cancel this year’s event. Risk of getting infected with the COVID-19 virus is too large when many people are gathered, and that consideration is by far the most important thing. Next festival is at July 20th to July 24th in 2021. It is time to celebrate our 30 years anniversary!...

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