Akira Yoshida / Krego-Martin Danza / Proyecto Colectivo HQPC
8 – 11 Aug
The Basque Country
Preview:8 Aug | 12:15 | 1hr 30 mins | Age: 8+£11 (Conc: £9)
Opening:9 – 11 Aug | 12:15 | 1hr 30 mins | Age: 8+£13 (Conc £11)
The beautiful eclecticism of the Basque Country is showcased in this bill of dazzling hip hop and witty, lyrical contemporary dance. Wonderful, fresh talents will reflect the openness and warmth of this highly creative region of Europe. Krego-Martin bring a strong women's perspective in a powerful duet; breakdancer Akira Yoshida takes a journey back home to his comfort zone (or maybe not); inclusive company Proyecto Colectivo HQPC play a game of meaning, nonsense, charm and ingenuity. All the myriad differences and talents of the region are in this excellent triple bill.
Look out for outdoor performances by Tio Teron on the Royal Mile Mercat Stage: Wed 7 Aug, 13.45; Thu 8 Aug, 11.15; Fri 9 Aug, 16.15; Sat 10 Aug, 16.15
And for Atlantik 1050, the result of an exciting youth exchange between Scotland and the Basque Country, exploring the traditional dance styles of both countries, and closing the gap of 1050 nautical miles between the two cultures. Atlantik 1050 will be popping up around the city on Fri 9 Aug.This show is part of #ScotlandGoesBasque, an artistic and cultural programme showcasing leading Basque talent in Scotland
*This show will not be performed on Mondays*
Basque Showcase | Akira Yoshida / Krego-Martin Danza / Proyecto Colectivo HQPC from Dance Base on Vimeo.
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Image credit : David Ruiz