A festival which represents the best young European authors of contemporary dance.

Spring Forward is a festival of contemporary dance which presents the best young dance artists from all over Europe. Twenty performances from Europe and one from Korea come to Rijeka.

The festival also brings with it more than 200 producers and experts in contemporary dance from around the world. Spring Forward is the project of the European Aerowaves network which over the last 23 years has been offering the possibilities of cross-border dance cooperation.

The performers are: Panflutes and PaperworkIngrid Berger Myhre and Lasse Passage (NO, NL), PLI Viktor Černický/PLI (CZ), Postmodern CoolInés M. Belli (NO), Mechanics of DistanceMate Meszaros (HU), WarriorAnne-Mareike Hess (LU/DE), Bouncing NarrativesRoza Moshtaghi (NO), The Feline ProjectDagmar Dachauer(AU), GOLEMCie Abis / Julien Carlier (BE), Un/Dress moving paintingMasako Matsushita / Nanou Associazione Culturale (IT), CheersKristin Ryg Helgebostad (NO), A white sustainable constructionManuel Rodriguez (ES), The Angular Distance of a Celestial BodyAlessandro Carboni / Formati Sensibili (IT), Bir şeyEkin Tunçeli (TR), Alshe/me – Linda Hayford (FR), UnauthorisedZITA/ Iris Karayan (GR), BabaeC Joy Alpuerto Ritter (DE), Stand still you ever-moving spheres of heaven Henrique Furtado & Chiara Taviani (PT/IT), BEAT I just wish to feel you @CollectiveDope / Jenna Jalonen (BE), FLY!Markéta Stránská (CZ), The Ephemeral life of an octopusLéa Tirabasso (LU/UK) and A complementary set _Disappearing with an impactChoi X Kang Project (KR).