Tuesday, 22 September 2009

More Dance from T-Mobile

T-Mobile seems to be one of the world-known brands which uses the dance communication system for its commercial strategy during year 2009.

After the special T-Mobile Dance, which says "Life's for sharing" and was realized more like online campaign, in August 2009 appeared new TV spot for the T-Mobile presentation of Sidekick LX with 3G. It shows street dancers whose extraordinary moves are compared to the new phone model Sidekick.

The main idea is represented pretty well in two versions:
- long 60 sec. spot
- short 30 sec. spot

Realization: Agency Publicis Seattle
Country: USA

Saturday, 12 September 2009

First spectacle of Sofia Dance Week 2009 - Official Rebranding Event for the General Sponsor

On 10th of September was presented the first show from the Official program of Sofia Dance Week festival. It was free for public and happened in the city center, in front of the Telecommunications Palace of Sofia. In fact, the artists from Compagnie Les Passagers used as a scene the walls of the building.

The event was also representing the Official Rebranding of the General Sponsor of the festival - the Bulgarian telecommunications operator merged its two brands BTK (Fixed Telephone Services for Home) and Vivatel (Mobile Services) into one - Vivacom.

Short report:
Sucessful and original event, worthy for the public.
Watch the show, called "Look Up!" here:
Look Up! - part 1
Look Up! - part 2

As far as the rebranding strategy of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Operator is concerned, it is quite controversial. What is more, the name and the logo of the new brand is shokingly similar to another one... find out the true by comparing this two corporate pages:
Vivacom - the Bulgarian Telecommunication Operator
Vivacom - Italian Web Design Company

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Dancing in the rain - flash mob for Sofia Dance Week

The cultural dance festival Sofia Dance Week 2009 was officially promoted with the first flash mob dance in Sofia. The idea was to call the attention to the culture of dance and its place in the modern way of life in a big city.

The event was sponsored by "One" magazine, choreography and organization - Studio Dance Zone.

Watch the Official Video!

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Making of Dance Studio Commercial Spot - first attempt

Developing the idea for Dance as Communication system and in the contest of the Advertising communication, I would like to share my first attempt for Commercial spot production. It was made November 2008 for Studio Dance Zone and is called "Express Yourself".

Main idea: Studio Dance Zone - a place to express yourself in a way better than words, to communicate with others and to discover your personality through the powerful system of movements called dance.

Starring: Petia Dimitrova, Sashka Dimitrova, Milen Dankov (main choreographers at Studio Dance Zone).

Idea and realization: Rositsa Paunova

Your comments are welcomed!

Monday, 7 September 2009

Dance and Design in Nike Spring 2009 Campaign

 Nike is one of the pioneers who use dance in their Advertising strategy.
All started with the powerful campaign for Nike Women 2006 where world's greatest women street dancers introduced Dance as a sport, culture and way of life with Nike shoes and clothes (check out the video at "Dance in Advertising Communication" section of this blog).

 This year Nike represented a concept from new level: Mix of  Dance and Design in two directions:

1. Nike Free Your Style - a contest for street dancers. And the big price is...custom designed Nike Air shoes. This initiative was a great success with participants from all over the world - all of them wanting to be the best free style dancer with a pair of  Nike shoes dedicated to his style. Check out some of the candidates at Nike's official You Tube Channel - FreeYourStyleEurope.

2. Nike Air Troupe Design Battle - a competition for dance shoes design, based on the same idea of Nike Free Your Style. This time Nike is calling not only the street dancers, but all new&old school design maniacs.
The campaign is Online based and 100% User Friendly. It has a big success as well. You also have the opportunity to make your personal shoe design - try at http://niketroupebattle.com/

Friday, 4 September 2009

Dance/Design/Architecture for the culture life in Sofia

The connection between Dance and Design is emerging in an interesting project developed by the team of Bulgarian "One" magazine.

In 2008, they started to organize one-week festivals in Sofia with the ambition to enrich the cultural life of the city as a European cultural capital equivalent to cultural centers such as Milan, Paris, London and Barcelona.

Till now, the festival program includes 3 general divisions:

Take a look and see that the festival programs are rich enough to accomplish the final aim - to Pin Sofia on the European Culture Map!

P.S.: Expect more hot news from Sofia Dance Week 2009 soon!

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