,,Irish dance&music project” held a foundraising show for the support of Slavi Edrev on the 26.05 at the famous club ,,Studio 5” .The usual team of dancers and the skilled live band took part in the irish dance show gathering a team of over 15 artists. Special guest of the event was Armin Van Hoffman, an austrian singer with irish roots who ended up the show with the emblematical song ,, The amazing grace”. The raised money been immediately transferred to the bank account of Slavi.
The young teacher from ,,Fly Into Dance “ Irish dance Academy Sofia Rosen Idealov jr took part in the International step day festival which had been organized by Charlene Bradford , art director and dance teacher of the dance school ,,Charlie’s angels “.The event was held on the 25 th of May and it was the first of its kind for the Bulgarian country. The focus was mostly placed on the tap dance but the irish dance was placed because the connections between its hard dancing and the step. Rosen presented several dances affront of the audience and finished his program with a small workshop with the beautiful kids of Mrs Bradford. The event finished with a gala performance with all of the participants at the event.
,,Fly Into Dance “ Irish Dance Academy Sofia took part in the private production of ,,Global films “ ,, I can do that “ The show hired a one of our dancers for mentorship in the show presenting his teaching skills in irish dancing.
The irish dancing been placed as one of the challenges from which the competitors had to choose between. The two people who chose the irish dance been the famous latin dancer and teacher Alfreo Torres and Nikolay Georgiev. Their participation ended with a small show at the presentation night in which they showed what they had learned. Five dancers from ,,Fly Into Dance “ supported their performance.
Dancers from ,,Fly Into Dance “ supported the annual charity St Pathrick’s day ball with a dancing performance. The event took place at the usual location of Hilton hotel and again managed to gather people from different countries. Our performers presented several dances affront of the audience including the irish ambassador.
,,Fly Into Dance” opens a new complete beginners class. The first lesson will be held on 01.03 at Derida Dance Center from 01.03 and it will be open for everybody who wants to try.
Another irish dance workshop was held on the 21th of February. The teacher was Sandra Kuhnert , art director and teacher of ,,Jigs&Reels” Irish Dance Academy Berlin from which ,,Fly Into Dance “ is part of. The workshop was focused on the traditional solo steps and technique improvement. This was part of the preparation of the dancers for their future competitive performances on the feis stage in Midland Europe.
,,The dance knows no limits” , a charity photo exhibition by Martin Lazarov, have been held on the 19th of February in the local sofian bar ,,Shisman 24”. The exhibition was organized in the support of Slavi Edrev – a child who suffer from children paralyze. The concept of the photo exhibition was connected with the dancing as art but placed in different spaces (like city environment) and the models have been dancers from the irish dance school ,,Fly Into Dance”. Special guests of the event were the brilliant Teodor Petkov (piano) and Blagovesta Koseva (vocal) and their lovely duo- ,,Alternative Acoustic Project”-The raised money were donated for the future treatment of Slavi , which have to be held in Russia.
,,Fly Into Dance” Irish Dance Academy Sofia is becoming a partner of Derida Dance Center which is the first center for contemporary dance in Bulgaria. It is located at the center of Sofia near the metro station ,,Lavov Most” (Lion’s bridge) with address bul Slivnitsa 245.The dance center have the space of 500 m2 including three dance halls fully equipped with first class floors and perfect sound system. Derida dance center have international and national awards for its contribute for the development of the contemporary dance here in Bulgaria, developing many projects and programs connected with the development and the training of a new generation of contemporary dancers. Such program is Danceport which been nominated from the EU for one of the most successful programs for contemporary dance in Europe. ,,Fly Into Dance “ will held its classes in the base of Derida Dance. The goal of the school will be to establish an irish dancing community here in the country into which the dancers to have the opportunity to develop themselves in both professional and nonprofessional way.
Irish dancer from ,,Fly Into Dance” Irish Dance Academy Sofia took part in the musical project of ,,Vencislav Blagoev Jazztet” ,, Jazz for Kids “ which has been held on the 21st of Jaunary. The project idea is to meet the kids with the beautiful jazz music and to educated them in it. The kids got the chance to take part in the music with percussion instruments and to listen to famous jazz standarts. The highlight of the program was Rosen Idealov jr who joined the brilliant musicians with some irish beats with his heavy shoes. Next performance will be on the 7th of February at ,,The tea house” from 11 :00 o clock!
The experimental project ,,Acoustic misunderstanding “ have been presented on the winter concert of the musicians from the department of pop&jazz music, which is part of the National Academy of Music ,,Pancho Vladigerov”.The trio made by the artists Stoil Ivanov (drum pad) Andrey Velkov (drums) and Rosen Idealov (irish dancing) presented again the unusual mixture of modern music jazz and a lot of irish beats from the feet of the dancer which brought to the audience of Studio 5 great experience.