The 11th International Contemporary Dance Festival “Dance Days Chania 2021” was dedicated to the intelligence of movement and the embodied memory. From July 18 to 1 August, a series of events were presented, including twelve productions of Greek and foreign artists, nine seminars, the project “New creators in the city”, a two-day tribute to video dance, discussions and other activities. The festival was organised outdoors in the city of Chania and on a specially crafted stage on the bastion of San Salvatore. The Festival was co-organised by the Region of Crete and the Municipality of Chania, and funded by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the J.F. Costopoulos Foundation, the Italian Institute in Athens, the Embassy of Austria in Athens, and the Cultural Services of the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, and Youth.