"Dance Meeting" is a festival dedicated to dance, taking place every year in the city of Lucca; this is why it is included in the calendar. The program includes performances, festivals and competitions and is organized by the EDA, European Association of Dance, in collaboration with the town of Lucca and many other organizations.
The Teatro del Giglio is the centre of the shows, exhibitions and competitions, but dance is the protagonist also in the squares, in the streets and shops of the city with "raids", music and dance performances by the young musicians of the Istituto Musicale Boccherini with the dancers of Codarts Rotterdam. Every year over 1000 dancers attend the event as representatives of Italian and European schools.
Dance Meeting is a privileged opportunity to show their talents in a high-quality environment. As guarantee, there are the representatives of the great institutions as the Royal Ballet School in London, the school of the Paris Opera, the Academy of Rotterdam, the London Contemporary Dance School, the Academy of Stuttgart, the Academy of Amsterdam and the Academy of Monaco of Bavaria.