MASDANZA has consolidated itself as the Spanish international platform for the new creations in Contemporary Dance. It is the only Festival in Spain with two contests in its Official Section: The Solo and CHOREOGRAPHY Contests. MASDANZA is an international landmark in Contemporary Dance. Since its beginnings until its international consolidation, it has grown in quality, prestige and recognition, both from the audience as well as from the professionals and specialized critics as MASDANZA has been able to reflect the creative process predominant in the world of Contemporary Dance. Proof of the above is the avalanche of choreographers, solo artists, dancers and dance companies from all over the world that have participated in the 25 years of the Festival: Argentina, Germany, Austria, Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brasil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Colombia, South Korea, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, China, DR of Congo, Czech Republic, Denmark, Slovenia, United States, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mexico, Norway, The Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela and Spain. The contests are accompanied by different activities during the week, enhancing the Festival and allowing MASDANZA to become a meeting point for discoveries, exchanges and coexistence. Also proof of the recognition and projection of MASDANZA is the very high level of the members of the Jury, the attendance of national and international programmers, journalists and professionals, making MASDANZA an essential date every year.