Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement

Derry's Walls become the stage for a ten-day programme of international dance performances, workshops and special events

Festival Details


Thursday, 05 November 2015 to Sunday, 15 November 2015



Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement returns for a third edition at Echo Echo’s beautiful studios situated on the City Walls in Derry.

The festival offers an outstanding programme of performances involving over 60 guest artists, including large-scale ensemble work by Stellaris DansTeater from Norway and Mirva Mäkinen Company from Finland; performances for younger audiences by Spazio Seme from Italy; new works by local choreographers Oona Doherty, Bridget Madden, and Maria Svensson; and two multi-national programmes of short works following a huge response to the festival open call.

Join Echo Echo for a packed programme of daily classes, special performance workshops, funk soul maestros Velvet Alibi in concert, artist talks, festival symposium on Somatics and Composition, and family-friendly dance picnic.