"5х5+1" is an interdisciplinary artistic project by Petur Iliev, in collaboration with:

Master Classes in Ballet and Contemporary Dance at "Dance It!" 2014


Two open master classes will be held as part of "Dance It! 2014 Spring Intensive Program on 5th April (Saturday) at Festivalna Hall (Dance Academy studios):

  • from 10:00 till 11:30 h: classical ballet with Sergey Arendar (Nurnberg, Germany);
  • from 17:15 till 18:45 ч: contemporary dance with David Nicolas Russo (Ballet Academy Munich, Germany).

The master classes are open for all dancers who would like to participate and the prices are as follows:

Dance It! 2014 Closing Show


Dance It! 2014 Spring Intensive Program ends, as usual, with a big final show, which will be performed on the stage of "Salza & Smyah" Theater on 6th April (Sunday) at 17:00 h.

performance "Mirror of the time"

Invitation for the exciting premiere of the Ballet Arabesque!

On February 26 in Musical Theatre will present the performance "Mirror of the time" -   a co-production of the ballet "Arabesque" and "Credit Arte" Ltd., the joint efforts of talented artists in the face of Petya Dimanova composer, Assen Nakov – choreographer, Dimitar Dimitrov – stage designer and Dimitar Kabakov – playwrighter

Dance It! 2014 Spring Program


Dance It! is a week-long annual dance intensive program which takes place in Bulgaria during the academic spring break. It is an international collaboration which targets young dancers from Bulgaria and from all over the world. 

The project is being implemented with the financial support of America for Bulgaria Foundation.

In the course of the week, young dancers (both professionals and advanced amateurs in training) take classes in five different styles:

Ballet "Arabesque" presents its Christmas performance - "The Nutcracker "

Ballet "Arabesque" presents its Christmas performance  - "The Nutcracker "-
        modern dance tale for young and adults  with the Tchaikovsky magic music and the magnificent performance of the dancers from  Ballet "Arabesque".

MEDEAMATERIAL - Project of dance residence of COLAPS company in DERIDA DANCE CENTER

For three weeks Maurizio, Sara and Jessica, from the Italian Dance Company Colaps rehearsed and elaborated their dance project called Medeamaterial. The extravaganza is interesting and unusual interpretation of the ancient myth of Medea.

"In this project, we tell about the relationship of each person with his supposed to be, but actually foreign body, as useless object, which is discarded after it becomes unusable”. Maurizio Mauro explained about their unorthodox concept.

"Click" - Dance Performance "By Children - For Children"


Тhe dance performance “Click” with a premiere at Sofia Dance Week is the first professional dance performance “by children – for children” by the Iliev Dance Art Foundation in Bulgaria. “Click” is the final product of the specialized “Children’s Dance Program” of the foundation, targeted at children from public schools in Sofia, including “at risk” children. More than 80 participants are involved in the production, most of whom with no previous dance experience. During the ten-month long rehearsal period, the children worked intensely with choreographer Petur Iliev.

Night of traditional Shop dances under the project "Traditions in the Modern City"

 On 31 July 2013 at 18.00 hrs. the Night of Traditional Shop Dances, part of the promotional activities of the Shop culture and folklore, will be held in front of the National Theatre "Ivan Vazov". The event will be attended by Mrs. Daniela Raicheva, Mayor of Novi Iskar District of Sofia. The program will also be attended by amateur and community centres groups and volunteers from the District. 



:: TANGO SENSES :: is a comprehensive multi-Art Tango concept that will present more than 30 photo prints of 4 Bulgarian tango photographers, each of which is marked with dance and sound, as a natural process of crossing between organic photography dance, music and tango fashion design, poetry and visual arts.

Association tango.bg, through their representatives, is an official member of the Foundation "Anibal Troilo", which in 2014 will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the King of the bandoneon, the teacher of the great Astor Piasola.

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