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Diary of an American in Finland, Doing 'Essential' Work in Ballet

Brattleboro Reformer 20 Nov 2020
Amid the ever-worsening pandemic, I was supposed to be heading for Helsinki to serve as the dramaturge and artistic adviser on a new full-length ballet, “Jekyll & Hyde,” at the Finnish National Ballet ... lockdown; he had made it to Helsinki in August and was deep in rehearsals.
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COVID Casualty: International Ballet Competition in Jackson postponed till 2023

The Northside Sun 15 Oct 2020
International ballet competitions held in Varna, Bulgaria, in Helsinki, Finland, and in Moscow, Russia, are often considered sister competitions with Jackson’s because of their similar formats, longevity, reputation and prestige ... by the Washington Ballet that had been set for Oct.
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2020 Ballet Olympiade in Varna postponed due to lack of funding

Canada Dot Com 06 Feb 2020
SOFIA — The 29th edition of the Varna International Ballet Competition, the oldest ballet competition in ... The competition in Varna is among the most prestigious ballet events alongside those held in Moscow, Helsinki and Jackson, Mississippi.
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Dance Salad Festival Brings World-Class Choreography to Houston Audiences

Houston Press 08 Apr 2019
Each evening of the festival has a slightly different program, and we can look forward to curations from Rome-based Spellbound Contemporary Ballet (Full Moon), Dancers of the Royal Danish Ballet (Carmen), and Helsinki-based Susanna Leinonen Company (Shame/less).
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Shape shifters

China Daily 14 Nov 2018
Arriving in Germany to further her studies in 2009, she has been part of the Hamburg Ballet since 2011. "Dancers who participated in our competition and graduates from our school are now not only performing in the National Ballet of China, but on the global stage in cities as diverse as Hamburg, New York and Helsinki.
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‘Nutcracker’ will be yearly event

American Press 06 Sep 2018
Benoit said the theatre plans to present the second act of “Swan Lake” for its spring gala, which will star prima ballerina Soili Arvola, who was accepted to the Ballet Academy of the National Opera House in Helsinki, Finland, at the age of 8 and at 17 joined the National Ballet of Finland and later the San Francisco Ballet.
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If athletes can dodge military service in South Korea, why can’t pop stars?

Quartz 06 Sep 2018
His exemption from mandatory military service hinged on his team beating Japan ... Even the biggest K-pop stars are not exempt ... There are 48 such recognized competitions including the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, the Helsinki International Ballet Competition, and the Seoul International Dance Competition ... ....
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After their Billboard triumphs, should BTS get military service exemption?

Metro UK 04 Sep 2018
Also exempted from military service are winners of classical music and dance contests such as the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, the Carl Nielsen International Music Competition, the Helsinki International Ballet Competition and the Seoul International Dance Competition, reported Yonhap News.
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Chinese star leaps to the top

Hong Kong Standard 30 Jul 2018
... the oldest ballet contest in the world ... Also known as the Ballet Olympiade, the Varna competition is among the most prestigious ballet events alongside the competitions in Moscow, Helsinki and Jackson.
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China's Chang and Canada's Xuan win top prizes at...

This is Money 29 Jul 2018
Many of the biggest names in ballet gained their first international recognition at the competition, held in Bulgaria's "seaside capital" ... The competition in Varna is among the most prestigious ballet events alongside the competitions in Moscow, Helsinki and Jackson.
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Ballet Philippines ends season with ‘Don Quixote’

Inquirer 04 Feb 2018
... Adea, another bemedalled dancer and the first Filipino woman to win first prize at the 7th Helsinki International Ballet Competition.
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Dance work, "Morphed," goes to the "far ends" in search of manhood's voice

The Berkshire Eagle 12 Oct 2017
He studied ballet and soon advanced enough to move to Helsinki and continue training as a performer with the Finnish National Ballet. At first his approach was more "free and wild" than his peers, who had been studying for years under the rigorous, Russian-style ballet instruction.
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Festivals & events

Stars and Stripes 26 May 2016
Here is a sampling of events on the docket for June 3, 2016 ...   Austria. SALZBURG ... RETZ ... Big Screens at Trafalgar Square, free transmissions of ballet and opera performed by the Royal Opera House, June 9 and July 14 ... HELSINKI. International Ballet Competition, through June 2. HELSINKI ... HELSINKI. Helsinki Day, music, dance and theater, June 12 ... HELSINKI ... .

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