- Put your dancing shoes on in Berlin this January

December 10, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can announce that the Tanztage dance festival in Berlin promises to be a showcase of new, up-and-coming talent that professionals and visitors alike can enjoy.

Due to be held at the Sophiensaele, an old house in Mitte, the ten-day festival will offer young choreographers and dancers living and working in Berlin an opportunity to show off their skills.

Organisers of Tanztage encourage entrants to apply, no matter what style of dance they perform.

The official website says: "We are curious [about] your innovative, contemporary approaches to dance and choreography."

It welcomes spectators to come along and "witness the beginning of careers" in the dance industry.

Anyone who is staying in Berlin hotels and is also intrigued by the event may want to visit Sophiensaele between January 2nd and 12th.

According to, the performers are given a tight budget and schedule to prepare their pieces to show to the world.

If you're heading to the Tanztage this year, we strongly advise that you book your hotel Berlin as soon as possible, given the huge popularity of the event.

Established in 1996, the festival has become a fixture on the calendar of those involved in performing arts in the city. As well as interested members of the public, journalists and critics also spend some time taking in all the event has to offer.