Venice Biennale announces new dates for its festivals

Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn's six pairs of arching hands create a bridge over a Venetian waterway as a symbol of the need to overcome divisions, Venice, 2019.

The Venice Biennale on Monday released new dates for its theatre and dance festivals, confirmed the dates for its film and music events amid the coronavirus emergency, and announced 15 collateral events for its 2020 architecture review, ANSA reported.

The 64th International Theatre Festival, directed by Antonio Latella, will take place from 14 to 24 September instead of from 29 June to 13 July.

The 14th Festival of Contemporary Dance, directed by Marie Chouinard, will take place from 13 to 25 October, instead of from 5 to 14 June.

 The dates of the 77th International Venice Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera, were confirmed (September 2-12), as well as those of the 48th International Contemporary Music Festival directed by Ivan Fedele (September 25- October 4).

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition curated by Hashim Sarkis will take place from 29 August to 29 November 2020.


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