"The multimedia dance play adapts Tove Jansson’s The Tales from the Moominvalley. The Finnish classic is given a family friendly contemporary dance makeover and won a Shanghai EXPO 2010 Culture Award." thatsmags.com
"For the Moomin fans, Dancing Moominvalley is happening at the Shanghai Children's Art Theatre on September 26-27. Expect lots of dancing hippo-like creatures from
the popular Finnish children's series. Tickets start at 180rmb."
"Dancing Moominvalley is a dance production based on The Tales From The
Moominvalley, the sixth book in the popular children’s series by Finnish
writer Tove Jansson. The show is choreographed by Samuli Roininen and
composed by Heikki Mäenpää. It follows the stories of the Moomin family
and adapts the themes of the novel – including friendliness, difference,
and otherness. The performance was featured in the Finnish cultural
program at the 2010 Shanghai Expo where it won the Culture Award. Expect
lots of dancing hippos." Smartshanghai.com
Great News! Dance Theatre MD's Dancing Moominvalley ensemble will perform three times in Shanghai in coming September. The venue will be Shanghai Children's Art Theatre's Roewe Theatre.
Shanghai Children's Art Theatre is
part of the China Welfare Institute. The Theatre was officially opened
on 1 June 2013, and renovated from the SAIC-GM Pavilion used during the
Shanghai 2010 World Expo. Shanghai Children's Theatre is currently the city's only
professional-level stage designated for children's drama performances.
It can seat 1,088 audience members and has the kind of fancy equipment
found in other contemporary theaters in town. In Shanghai we will also celebrate Dancing Moominvalley ensembles 200th performance. Dancersin Shanghai are Anu
Castrén, Jatta Haapamäki, Milka
Laakso, Sonja Pälli, Sulevi Sihvola and Meri Seppänen accompanied by composer Heikki Mäenpää. See you in Shanghai. Further information and tickets: Shcat
"Satellit Festival lands for the third time in Gothenburg and soon all
of West Sweden will sparkle with dance performances from the entire
In March 2015, we are proud to present four fantastic festival days
in Gothenburg as well as a tour of West Sweden filled with dance
performances for children and young people.
During the festival days children, parents, teachers, dancers,
choreographers and people from all corners of dance society gathers to
see dance, discuss dance and practice dance. The festival’s full program
and tickets will be released in early 2015!"