Amazing four days in Zagreb
10 May 2023
The International Dance Open is one of the most highly anticipated dance events in the world, attracting thousands of talented dancers from all corners of the globe. This year's event, held from 4th to 7th May at the Sutinska vrela hall in Zagreb, marked the 10th anniversary of the competition and was a resounding success.
Over the course of four days, more than 10,000 dancers from 28 countries participated in a wide range of dance styles, from contemporary and ballet to hip-hop and jazz. The competition was fierce, with each dancer striving to outdo the others with their skills, artistry, and passion for dance.
The International Dance Open is more than just a competition, however. It is also an opportunity for dancers from different countries to come together and exchange ideas, techniques, and cultural experiences. This year's event was no exception, with dancers and dance enthusiasts from all over the world mingling and sharing their love of dance.
One of the highlights of the event was the Gala evening on the final day, where the best performances of the entire competition were showcased. The audience was treated to an unforgettable evening of breathtaking performances, stunning costumes, and electrifying music. The prize fund was 6000 euros, and the winners of the cash prizes are as follows - Mini Gala: 1. Step by Step, 2. Medea Dance Company, 3. Zglavuta Andreea; Solo/Duo/Trio: 1. Chitanu Arina, 2. Jana Malčić and Roko Šašić, 3. Mihailo Kocić; Groups/Formations/Productions: 1. Jay Dance Studio, 2. Force Celje, 3. Tovarna Plesa
The International Dance Open has become an important platform for promoting cultural exchange and understanding, and this year's event was no exception. The support of the Zagreb Tourist Board and the City of Zagreb was instrumental in making the event a success, and the organizers are grateful for their support.
The International Dance Open is not just a celebration of dance but also of cultural diversity, creativity, and excellence. It is a testament to the power of dance to bring people together and to inspire and uplift the human spirit.
As the 10th edition of the International Dance Open comes to a close, we look forward to the next decade of this prestigious competition and the amazing performances it will inspire. We extend our gratitude to all the participants, judges, staff, viewers, and parents who made this event a memorable and successful one. We hope to see you all again next year at the International Dance Open 2024!