The Dance festival is the key annual event of the city's International Dance Centre. Founded in 1995, the centre's mission is to support and promote the art of dance via research, education, artistic activities and creativity. The festival brings dancers and companies to Kalamata from all over the world, building bridges to international dance creativity and appealing to a varied audience from Greece and abroad. It takes place for 10 days on 3rd week of July. Visit for more information.