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Meteor: József Trefeli & Gábor Varga - Jinx 103

  • Georgernes Verft, Bergen
  • 55 23 22 35
  • October 24, 2017 - October 25, 2017
  • (2 Upcoming Dates)

INX 103 is a low-key and entertaining festival highlight, an improvised dance piece seeking coinciding movements, performed by a dynamic and carefree duo. József Trefeli and Gábor Varga mix traditional rhythms and rituals with contemporary dance in this moving performance.

One was born in Australia and the other in the former Soviet Union, yet they stand shoulder to shoulder as descendants from Hungarians (in the Hungarian diaspora). They meet through dance, an art form they've learned on opposite sides of the globe. This way, their mutual pasts align.

They share a rich vocabulary of body percussion and folk dance and even the most fundamental rhythms are of a complex character. Prepare for clapping, slaps, heel kicking, loud jumps, stomping and kicks guaranteed to set off sparks.

When two people say the same thing by coincidence, many languages have a word one has to say in a hurry in order to keep bad spirits away. In French the word is "chips", in English "jinx", while the Hungarians say "103". For children such coincidences initiate a game, where the goal is to be the first person to shout the word. In Bergen kids say "kongesmurf". Now you own the other person.

concept, choreography: József Trefeli & Gábor Varga dance: Gábor Varga & Gyula Cserepes music:  Frédérique Jarabo

DC Département de la Culture de la ville de Genève, DIP Département de l'Instruction Publique de l'état de Genève, La Loterie Romande, Pro helvetia Switzerland, Johannesburg and Egypt, Corodis, RESO Switzerland & Fête de la Danse, Genève, La Ville de Carouge

Compagnie József Trefeli has been selected to participate in "La Grande Scène 2014", French national platform Petites Scènes Ouvertes 2014 as well as Région(s) en Scène(s) 2014, the Swiss Contemporary Dance Days 2013 and Aerowaves 2013

- from www.bit-teatergarasjen.no

  • Last Updated: 10/12/2017
  • Source: Bergen Reiselivslag

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:00 PM

Wed, October 25, 2017 10:00 PM

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