Open Call for Artists – PEDIAIOS HAPPENING

(25th- 26th OCTOBER 2014) Deadline: 14th September 2014

Dancehouse Lefkosia, in collaboration with the three founding organizations (Dance Gate, Dance Lab and Lefkosia Youth Ballet) and their members, announces its first fundraising event ‘PEDIAIOS HAPPENING’. The event will take place on the 25th and 26th of October 2014 at the indoor and outdoor premises of the Dancehouse Lefkosia from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For this event we are announcing an Open Call for Artists. The deadline for applications is the 14th of September 2014.

All earnings, including a small entrance fee, will be allocated to fund the Dancehouse Lefkosia, thereby supporting with our art the Dancehouse Lefkosia, its actions and vision for the development of the art of dance.


List of activities for which we accept proposals:

Workshops / activities for children and adults:
Creative games and activities for children and adults, dramatic play, art activities, creative movement activities.

Presentations by dance schools and dance troupes:
Wide range of dance genres are welcome: from classical ballet to contemporary dance, hip hop, rap, jazz, tango, waltz, salsa, tap dance and folk dance.

Presentations / Performances by professionals:
We accept proposals from professional dancers and choreographers, and professionals from the physical theater.

Live music:
We accept proposals for various types of music such as jazz, world music and more.

Parallel events- At our premises we will accommodate visual presentations by students in collaborations with Fine Art programs from Universities in Nicosia.


Participate in Pediaios Happening by sending an email to [email protected] until September 14, 2014 and stating:

1) Name
2) Phone number
3) Curriculum vitae
4) Title of the project / activity / workshop
5) Duration (In case of presentations by dance schools and dance troupes, as well as performances by professionals, the duration should not exceed 15 minutes. Moreover, in case of workshops / activities the duration must be between 45 and 90 minutes)
6) Description of the project / activity / workshop
7) The space of the Dancehouse Lefkosia that you would like your project/ activity/ workshop to take place.
8) In case of workshops / activities state the age which the workshop/ activity will be addressing , as well as the maximum number of participants.


For this event there will be volunteers from the members of the founding organizations of the Dancehouse Lefkosia however, we will be happy to have more volunteers help at this event, supporting in this way the Dancehouse Lefkosia.

We mainly need volunteers for the preparation of our spaces, the preparation of the food and volunteers to serve the public. Please indicate how you could help voluntarily.

Also, we accept offers and sponsors for food and drinks.

For more information about Pediaios Happening and to visit our space please contact us via email ([email protected]) or by calling Christiana Antonoudiou on 99371870.