NOMADS � Festival of performing arts at Stoa, Helsinki 19. � 23.9.2017

NOMADS is an intercultural festival of performing arts, held 19th-23rd of September in Cultural center Stoa. It celebrates cultural diversity and intercultural engagement by presenting some of the most remarkable contemporary performances from its field.

Program:

The opening act of the festival is SHRA - ER�MAA by the Finnish-Palestinian S-H-A Collective. The performance is about the experienced differences and similarities between cultures, communities and people. It talks about oppression, fear, longing, trust and the lack of it, safety - everyday things.

On the 21st of September we will see the premiere Waiting... by Bakr Hassen. The play tells a story about the intellectual and physical conflicts of a man named Adam. These internal conflicts carry the fear of death, the fear of life. By waiting� He seeks to get rid of all these aches surrounding him. Waiting for the God to save him from these pains� But the God never came. Because the God has no colour or smell. The God cannot be touched. The God is the imagination of Adam. Adam made a God for himself.

The festival is also bringing the fantastic dance-act by Burkinab� choreographer Sibiry Konat�. Through contemporary and traditional African dance, the performance addresses the timely topic of humanity: how can I find my place in Finland while keeping my own roots?

Killing the Beat, is also premiere seen at the festial by Sergio Castrill�n. It is an improvisation-performance that experiences sound, music and movement. The performances by Sergio are known to be mindblowing. This new act together with dancer Mirva M�kinen, wont leave anyone cold.

As a grande finale of the festival, we are presenting the latest spectacle Love and Confusion by the cross-artistic group Chekhov Machine. Love and confusion - is an avantgardistic - surrealistic dance performance for live music and sculptures, different bodies and languages. The performance is the seventh version of a performance continuum based on Anton Tjehovs main plays. The point of view in this version is "a world in pieces" and irrational expression.

Tickets for the shows: www.lippu.fi

Address for venue: Cultural Centre Stoa, Turunlinnantie 1, 00910 Helsinki!

Program at Facebook:

19.9.2017: Shra � Er�maa at Facebook here.

20.9.2017: Saviruukku at Facebook here.

21.9. 2017: Waiting at Facebook here.

22.9.2017: Killing The Beat at Facebook here.

23.9.2017: Love and Confusion at Facebook here.

Event date(s): 
19.09.2017 to 23.09.2017