Welcome to Friends-of-the-Arts foundation website.
We are a registered public foundation in Bangkok, Thailand supporting performing arts and Thai talent from young to professional.
We have also produced Thailand’s most prestige Contemporary dance festival for the past 15 years. This International Dance Festival runs for 3 weeks each year inviting various dance companies from abroad, and includes master classes and workshops, and features our very own Thai dance companies.
8-10th May 2015 at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
Join our opening reception on 8th May and register with us then hashtag #solofestivalbkk to win the special prize!!
|International Solo Festival|
|8-10th May 2015|
|8th May 2015 (Opening Ceremony)|
|18.30 hrs||Video Presentation||1st Floor|
|18.45 hrs||May Yimsai||friends||1st Floor|
|19.00 hrs||Opening Speech||1st Floor|
|19.10 hrs||David Pereira||Angel on Fire||1st Floor|
|19.15 hrs||Saowakon muangkruan||ภวังค์||1st Floor|
|19.20 hrs||Daniel Hayward||ฝรั่ง Farang||1st Floor|
|19.30 hrs||Rangsima Boonsinsukh||You not You||1st Floor|
|19.35 hrs||Krid Prarom||St.& Co.||2nd Floor|
|19.45 hrs||Narit Sananaue|
|20.00 hrs||Napol Phatham||Isan Fast Food||4th Floor|
|9-10 May performances start at 14.00 and 16.00hrs|
|an interactive performances commence from 1st fl to 4th fl.( approx 2 hours )|
|14.00 hrs||Video Presentation||1st Floor|
|14.10 hrs||May Yimsai||friends||1st Floor|
|14.20 hrs||David Pereira||Angel on Fire||1st Floor|
|14.30 hrs||Saowakon muangkruan||ภวังค์||1st Floor|
|14.40 hrs||Daniel Hayward||ฝรั่ง Farang||1st Floor|
|14.50 hrs||Rangsima Boonsinsukh||You not You||1st Floor|
|15.00 hrs||Krid Prarom||St.&Co.||3rd Floor|
|15.10 hrs||Tanakorn Sunvaraphiphu||I am here||3rd Floor|
|15.30 hrs||Jessica Deats||Black light White Shadow||3rd Floor|
|15.35hrs||philippe Saint Paul||3rd Floor|
|15.50 hrs||Terry Hatfield||ยิ้มไม่ออก||4thFloor|
|16.00 hrs||Narit Sananaue||Isan Fast Food||4th Floor|
|16.05 hrs||Napol Phatham||4th Floor|
|16.10 hrs||Sonoko Prow||Untitled||หน้าห้อง 401|
|16.15 hrs||Dance workshop||Room 401|
|Workshops on Sat 9|
|15.00hrs||Move like ballerina||May Yimsai||1st Floor|
|15.30 hrs||Fantastic colour||Saroj||1st Floor|
|16.30hrs||Vipassana dance||Sonoko Prow||4th Fl|
|17.30 hrs||Colourful life||Putshara||1st Fl.|
|Workshops on Sun 10|
|15.00hrs||Creative acrobatic move||David Periera||1st Floor|
|15.30hrs||Beautiful line||Satid &Aolan||1st Floor|
|16.30hrs||Contemporary for all||May Yimsai||4th Floor|
|17.30hrs||Russian dance||Yulia lega||4th Floor|
rina schenfeld dance theatre
“notes to pina bausch”
Dancer and choreographer: Rina Schenfeld
With ‘Connecting ASEAN’ Participants
sections from the films: “the plaint of the empress” , “ahnen ahnen” by Pina Bausch
poems : Hadassa Tal music: Henrique Eisenmann
video : Denise Atrackhi , Rina Schenfeld, Yuval Cohen
“Notes to pina bausch” is a hymn to the human body to dance and to pinas’ work.
Pina and Rina met at Juilliard the connection between them was immediate, profound and almost mystical.
Pina Bausch ended one of her letters to Rina with a wish ”and Let us both go on dancing together”
“Notes to Pina bausch” allows both Pina & Rina to dance together. a new dance evening combining dance,
poetry ,music & video.
“dance dance, otherwise we are lost”.
26 October 2014, 17.00 hr. at Bangkok Art and Culture Center
Ticket price 600 and 1,200 Baht
Ticket reservation and further info. T. 085 100-3050 e-mail: email@example.com
*photos by ofra friedman, Inbal marmari, gadi dagon