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Szczyrk Contact Festival 2013

II Szczyrk New Years Contact Festival 2013, 27 December – 1 January 2013

Hello dance and contact lovers.
Hereby we invite you to celebrate the New Year party in Szczyrk
Imagine every thing, white and calm…
In the middle of the forest, were the silence is speechless…
You are the first person to make footprints on the snow
and discover it’s fluffy nature – squeaky sound that you never forget.

We will spend 6 evenings in the studio, in the city centre of Szczyrk and 1 day in the snowy mountains, all that in the south of Poland.

December 27th
Arrival between 15.00 -19.00
Evening jam will start at 20.00

December 28th to 29th and 31st
This days we will work in the studio.
Every day there will be: Bodywork , Contact Improvisation, Improvisation and jams.

December 30th
The teachers and dancers will take a walk in to the forest of Szczyrk. We will experience the nature, we will walk, sing, dance and in the end of the trip we will stop in the shelter. Were we will have a hot cosy fire place, some glue wine and food.
You need proper clothes and boots if you wish to go and not be cold.

January 1st
Closing circle and departure 11.00

Tal Avni

Tom Soltron:

Katarzyna & Maciej Szymonowicz; Crews of Psio Crew

Accomodation: We will all sleep in the school, were we dance. You can choose to sleep with your sleeping beg or on the mattress.

Tal Avni (Israel) main workshop( 9 hours) - Contact Improvisation
Tal Avni is an artist practicing different forms such as dance, music, writing, martial arts. Nowadays performing in a documentary dance theatre piece, "tsila" in Suzanne Dallal center Tel Aviv. Tal Avni has been teaching impro & contact for 10 years all over the world. His teachers: Ohad Naharin, Kirstie Simson, Steve Paxton and more...

Iwona Olszowska(Poland) single class(2hours) - Contact Improvisation

Malgorzata Haduch(Poland/Holland) single class(3hours)

Agnieszka Rybak(Poland) Partner yoga (3hours)

Pawel Konior(Poland) single class(2/4hours) - Contact Improvisation /Bodywork

More information:
Please send your registration form to
Contact: Pawel Konior: email:, +48600018102
If you want to see, how the mountains and area of Szczyrk looks like go to:

Travel tips:
Cheap travels to Katowice, Wroclaw, Warsaw and, to Warsaw.
To get to Szczyrk, you need to get to Bielsko – Biala with a bus or train, and from there with a bus to Szczyrk.
If there is more people coming in the same time, we will organize special transport from Bielsko- Biala to Szczyrk.

Schedule: (the schedule can be slightly changed)

Arrival December 27th
Inscription 15:00 – 19:00
Opening Jam 20:00 – 24:00

December 28th,29th, 31st:
Bodywork 8:30 -9:30
Breakfast 9:30 – 10:15
CI / Improvisation 10:30 – 13:30
Lunch 13:30 – 14:15
Improvisation / CI 15:00 – 17:00
Partner Yoga 17:00 – 18:00
Dinner 18:00 – 18:45
Jam 20:30 – 00:00

December 30st:
Voicework 8:30 -9:30
Breakfast 9:30 – 10:15
Going for a walk in the mountains: dancing, singing, playing
Dinner 18:00 – 19:00
Jam 22:00 – 03:00

January 1st :
Closing circle and departure 11:00

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