Originated in Italian Renaissance and developed into a concert dance in France and Russia ballet has become a type of art which has a universal majestic power to awake and inspire emotions.
Geneva Dance Events, an association founded in 2015, is aimed to develop and promote the art of ballet for contemporary audiences. SUISSEPIC as a highly developing media community about life, people and events in Switzerland was pleased to support the aims of Geneva Dance Events on promoting young talented ballet dancers and organizing cultural venues.
About Geneva Dance Events
Geneva Dance Events sets its mission as to share with an international audience its passion for classical and contemporary ballet, performed by the best dancers from world famous theatres such as Grand Théâtre de Genève (Geneva), Dutch National Ballet (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Vienna State Opera (Vienna), Royal Ballet of Flanders (Antwerp, Belgium), Bolshoi Theatre (Moscow), Mikhailovsky Theatre (Saint-Petersburg). The association is dedicated to inspiring and promoting young dancing talents locally as well as fostering the development of ballet worldwide.
Geneva Dance Events supports ballet dancers around the world and as such part of the benefits obtained from ticket sales for its shows is donated to charitable organisations in developing countries.
SUISSEPIC is a media project about Switzerland and people who live, work and travel there, started in 2017 as a social media community on Instagram. It unites more than 16,000 young social entrepreneurs, artists, musicians and photographers. Website www.suissepic.com has become a media platform for sharing stories, photos, experiences and emotions about Switzerland. As of 2018 SUISSEPIC has 50 independent authors from different Swiss cantons as well as abroad.