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"Neighbours" premiered yesterday at Teatro Constantino Nery

The seventh edition of the DDD - Days of Dance Festival began yesterday, at 7.30pm, at the Teatro Municipal de Matosinhos Constantino Nery, with the premiere of the show "Neighbours" by Brigel Gjoka, Rauf "RubberLegz" Yasit & Ruşan Filiztek

The show results from the collaboration between two artists with different artistic paths and cultural heritages - abstract b-boy pioneer Rauf "Rubberlegz" Yasit and renowned contemporary dance dancer Brigel Gjoka - and music by composer Ruşan Filiztek.

"Neighbours" will have a new screening, tomorrow, at the same time and place. For tickets, go to

This weekend, the show "Pechisbeque", by Ana Isabel Castro, dedicated to "the value we give to things", will premiere at Teatro Municipal Constantino Nery.

The show will be presented on 22nd April, at 7.30pm. On the 23rd, it will be at 5pm. Tickets are on sale at

Also in Matosinhos, the Casa da Arquitectura will host the premiere of "Ritual of Life", by Bouziane Bouteldja / DANS6T, on 22nd April, at 6 p.m., and, on 28th and 29th April, the show "Serei/Afrodiaspórica", by Dori Nigro, at 6 p.m.

From 18 to 30 April, 28 shows will be presented, most of them national premieres, in a total of 46 performances, on 14 stages in Porto, Matosinhos and Vila Nova de Gaia, with 65 established and emerging artists/companies from nine nationalities (Portugal, France, Germany, Italy, Albania, Turkey, Cape Verde, Brazil, USA). Lia Rodrigues, Faye Driscoll, Emmanuel Eggermont, Tânia Carvalho, Sofia Dias & Vítor Roriz / Filiz Sizanli and Mustafa Kaplan, Dori Nigro and Gaya de Medeiros are some of the artists who will be present at DDD 2023.

In addition to the presentation spaces of the three municipalities of Porto's Atlantic Front, DDD also has programming partnerships with the Serralves Foundation and Balleteatro, and presentation partnerships with the Coliseu Porto Ageas and Palácio do Bolhão.


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