XD Festival


X Dance Festival Open Call 2019

Kaaos Company warmly welcomes you to the open call for the X Dance Festival 2019 June 7 -9th in Helsinki Finland.

X Dance Festival aims to challenge, surprise and push boundaries in dance. The festival offers workshops, discussions, and performances celebrating dance and inclusive practices.

Fri 7.6.19 Children’s X Dance Festival @ Annantalo

Sat-Sun 8-9.6.19 Day Program with workshops, dance, video and open discussions (venue pending)

Sat-Sun 8-9.6.19 Evening Program (venue pending)

The open call is for 3 categories:

  1. Performance

  2. Workshop

  3. Video

To nominate your work you may be a private person, workgroup or association. Send your application to kaaos@danceabilityfinland.com, application deadline is open from 01.12.18-15.01.19.

The application is open form addressing the following questions

  • Name of applicant and contact person

  • Applying for: 1. Performance (max.15 mins); 2. Workshop (max 90 mins); 3. Video (max 15 mins)

  • Description of artistic work: 1) Title; 2) Short Description (max 200 words); 3) Duration; 4) Technical requirements; 5) Budget

  • Details about the working group including special needs of your group.

  • Examples of your work (online link or max 5 attachments)

  • Contact Information: address, email and phone number

Applicants will be notified by email about their submission by 28.2.19.

Kaaos Company is the leading inclusive dance group in Finland whose work aims at challenging stereotypes through artistic work and processes. The producer of Kaaos Company is DanceAbility Finland ry, a nonprofit organisation established to promote DanceAbility and inclusive dance practices.

For more information contact (in English): Sally Davison, Artistic Director of Kaaos Company, sally@danceabilityfinland.com, +358(0)40 0843689

Trailer XDF 2018 

Trailer XDF 2017


DanceAbility Finland and Kaaos Company dedicated X Dance Festival 2018 to Tuuli Helle who passed away on 29th May 2018. Tuuli was a pioneer in the inclusive dance field beginning dancing at 60 and who served as an inspiration to all who met her. Tuuli embodied a sense of adventure towards life and it is an honor for us that she was involved in our work. Thank you Tuuli your spark shines on!