The acknowledgments to the American Meg Stuart and to the Cape Verdean Marlene Monteiro Freitas.
The 12th International Festival of Contemporary Dance will run from 22 June to 1 July, showcasing several daily events. This year too the Biennale College - Dance will feature its activities following an international call for applications: three specific projects (the Dancer project, the Choreographer project, and a selection of Professional Dancers) will be part of the Festival's programme.
The awards of the Biennale Danza 2018 have been attributed to American dancer and choreographer Meg Stuart, who will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, and to Cape Verdean dancer and choreographer Marlene Monteiro Freitas, who will receive the Silver Lion. The award ceremonies will take place on the Festival’s opening day, 22 June, and on 28 June, respectively.