Every year, the Karmiel Dance Festival hosts a special performance of some of the best ensembles in the world:

Bob Cohen’s Dance Theater from London – UK | 1988

Opera Ballet from Lion – France | 1989

Poznan Dance Theater – Poland | 1990

Bolshoi Ballet – Russia | 1992

Nancy National Ballet – France | 1993

Warsaw Opera Ballet – Poland | 1994

Jiri Kylian Dance Theater – Holland |1995

The Espanol-de-Spain Ballet | 1996

National Ballet of Korea | 1997

Stanislavsky Ballet – Russia | 1998

Warsaw Opera Ballet – Poland | 1999

National Ballet of China | 2000

The Ukrainian ballet and the Bolshoi soloists from Moscow | 2001

National Ballet of Latvia | 2002

The Batsheva Dance Company – Israel | 2003

The Kibbutzit Dance Company – Israel | 2004

“Dancing with Glikeria” | 2005

"Don Quixote" - The Israeli Ballet | 2006

“Mezubsha" - The National Band of Poland | 2007

"Let us grow quietly" - the dancers of tomorrow | 2008

 The Israeli Stage Choreography Competition in Memory of Eyal Ben Yehoshua | 2009

A Latin celebration | 2010

Nirvana - the Buddhist monks from Korea | 2011

The National Band of the Cossacks from Russia | 2012

National band from Ukraine | 2013


The Karmiel Dance Festival hosted many professional bands from Israel and abroad who chose to bring new works to the festival as World Premieres:

The Israeli Ballet | The Bat Dor Dance Company | The Kibbutzit Dance Company | Inbal Dance Company | Batsheva Dance Company | Oshra Elkayam  |Dvora Bertonov | Dalia Low and her band | Yaron Margolin and his band | Liat Dror and Nir Ben Gal | “The Suzanne Dellal Center” presents Israeli artists - Meira Asher, Yair Vardi, Yasmin Vardimon, Tamar Ben Ami | Ido Tadmor and his band | Moshe Efrati 's “Voice and Silence” |  Rina Shaham and her band | Rene Schoenfeld 's Dance Theater |The Tamar Dance Theater Jerusalem The Tamar Ben Ami Band | Vertigo Dance Company | Inbal Pinto | Arabesque |The artist duo Tzachi Patish and Chen Zimbalista |Rina Shaham and her band | Ruth Eshel and the Escaesta Dance Theater from Haifa | The ‘Shalom 2002’ Band | ‘Panov’ Theater, Ashdod | The ‘Tamar’ Dance Theater, Jerusalem | Michal Nathan | Emmanuel Gat and the band |The ‘Kombina’ Band | Yael Assaf and Orly Arushas | Michaela Harari | The Tami Nimrod Fried Band | Yael Tal in Twal|  Mimi Ries Wiesenberg | Hadas Hausman - Agmon | Mona Chang from China | The ‘Doror’ Dance Company from France | ‘Demo Dance’ from China | ‘Szeged’ Dance Theater from Hungary | Nova dance theater from japan  | ‘Braunschweig” ballet from Germany | ‘Ballet Carcas’ from Venezuela | ‘C.D.C.C’ Dance Company from Japan |  EXPRESSIONS Dance Company from Hong Kong | PACT Dance Company from Australia | The Krantic Theater from Russia  | ‘Moving Into Dance’ from South Africa |  Telder Dance Theater from Holland Nomad Dance Theater from London The Theater Dance rolls from the Netherlands In Pucci Ballet Poclurico de Chile Land of Nood from France Philip From Switzerland National Dance Theater of Croatia Dance Theater from Uzbekistan Maribor Ballet - The National Theater of Slovenia Daniel Levi from Canada.