About the festival

CHOREA GALA is a unique grandiose showcase of world-class modern ballet held in the
very heart of Europe.

Its main idea is to present modern ballet performed by the most prestigious ballet groups
from all over the world and their soloists in Slovakia.
CHOREA GALA takes place every year at the beginning of summer in a magical outdoors
riverbank venue located in Bratislava at the majestic Danube River creating a natural
scenery for this exceptional event.

As a one-of-a-kind festival, CHOREA GALA displays top performers from world renowned
ballet groups in luxurious environment of the Slovak capital, bringing ballet of the highest
artistic quality to the Slovak and international audience.

Since its opening, CHOREA GALA has hosted renowned world-class troupes, such
as Balletto di Milano (Italy), National Ballet of Portugal, National Ballet of Canada, National
Ballet of Cuba, National Ballet of Estonia, Czech National Ballet, Bangkok City Ballet
(Thailand), National Opera Warsaw (Poland), National Opera Lviv (Ukraine), Víctor Ullate
Ballet (Spain), as well as many other important artists from various countries.

CHOREA GALA enjoys massive media attention. All mainstream televisions, cultural
programs, and numerous print media bring coverage from this unique event every year.

CHOREA GALA is highly acclaimed by expert critics and enjoys great interest from the
artistic circles as well as the general public.