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Cuban National Ballet heads out on four-city China tour

Leading figures and dancers from Cuba's National Ballet (BNC) have embarked on a four-city tour of China, where they will stage famed classic Don Quixote November 16-28.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 18:03:40

'Love for Yi Region' showcases the culture of Southwest China's Yi ethnic minority

New music and dance show Love for Yi Region debuted at Beijing's Minzu Theater on Friday and Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 18:03:40

Beauty of flowers

For thousands of years, flowers and the God of Flowers have dominated the folk stories of the Zhuang people in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. According to these stories, all the Zhuang people are flowers in the garden of Menogga, the goddess who created humanity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 18:38:40

Chinese dance drama 'Liu Sanjie' to compete at Lotus Awards

Chinese director Ding Wei's dance drama Liu Sanjie will compete for top honors at the Lotus Awards, China's top award for dance, from November 25 to December 9. The production is seen as a top contender for one of the five awards given out at the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 18:33:40

Shandong to host the first National Folk Performance Season

China's first National Folk Performance Season will be held in Jinan, East China's Shandong Province, from October 24 to November 2, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:08:41

Abba-period Cher has a new army of devotees

Cher has a stately air as she receives a steady line of journalists in a West Hollywood hotel room with the studied equanimity of Catherine the Great addressing her subjects at the Winter Palace.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/26 17:58:40

OCT Group to hold festival to mark 40 years of reform and opening-up

China's Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) Group has announced that it will be holding a tourist festival across its nearly 100 theme parks, small towns and tourist zones across the country from October to November.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 16:48:40

Dance pioneer

Arthur Mitchell, a pioneering African-American ballet dancer, died on Wednesday at the age of 84, the Dance Theatre of Harlem troupe which he co-founded announced.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 18:48:40

Tianjin Grand Theatre releases Autumn/Winter Season schedule

The Tianjin Grand Theatre announced its performance schedule for its upcoming Autumn and Winter Season in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 18:23:41

BDT stops in Greece for European tour

Artists from the Bejing Dance Theater (BDT) performed in Athens on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 18:23:39

Havana international ballet festival to showcase world famous dancers

Famed international dancers have confirmed their participation at the 26th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival in Havana, local media reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 17:03:40

China Focus at Fringe

The 2018 China Focus event kicked off its second year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 17:28:40

Chinese dance drama well received in Canada

A Chinese dance drama whose story based on the 24 solar terms of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar was well received by the audience in the Canadian city of Ottawa.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 23:37:24

Chinese Dance Performance Season to kick off in Kunming, Yunnan Province on Wednesday

The 12th Chinese Dance Performance Season will run from Wednesday to July 21 in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Thursday at a press conference in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 17:53:40

Middle-aged rural Chinese man shoots to fame with online breakdance videos

A 42-year-old Chinese rural man recently became an Internet celebrity nationwide after several videos featuring him breakdancing went viral on Chinese news aggregator Jinri Toutiao.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 18:23:40

Lagos street kids dance their way to fame with viral hit

A group of Nigerian street children have been transformed into celebrities thanks to a viral dance video that attracted the attention of singer Rihanna and supermodel Naomi Campbell.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/24 17:08:39

Chinese American artists to promote dance education at forum in New York City

Leading Chinese American dance groups in New York City are holding a forum on promoting cultural diversity and inclusion through dance education on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 16:33:40

Dancer Akram Khan returns to roots

Britain's best-known choreographer Akram Khan has drawn on his roots for the final solo dance performance of his career, with a show that pays tribute to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/10 15:33:39