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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

11th Beijing Dance Festival to bring overseas modern dance programs to the capital

One of the country's biggest and most influential annual modern dance events, the 11th Beijing Dance Festival, is set to come to the capital from July 19 to 31, the event's organizers announced at a press conference held in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 17:43:40

Famous Broadway musical set to tour Chinese mainland this summer

"You missed out on the best part of me. The part that made me who I am today," sang Jos N. Banks as the drag queen "Lola" at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center on Friday. Dressed in a glittering red skirt and matching boots, Lola is one of the main characters in the famous Broadway Musical Kinky Boots.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 18:08:39

Folk Dance Gala of SCO Member States Arts Festival kicks off in Beijing

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) launched a gala featuring the folk dances of SCO member states at the Beijing Dance Academy on Friday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 17:53:39

Paris Opera dancers complain of bullying and harassment

A survey of ballet dancers at the prestigious Paris Opera has revealed widespread complaints of bullying and sexual harassment, as well as separate management concerns over the leadership of dance director Aurelie Dupont.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/17 17:23:39

Sino-Scottish cultural exchanges increase

A series of events indicates that ties between China and Scotland are continuing to grow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 17:58:40

Half-century and counting, Kool and the Gang makes world dance

The funk classics of Kool and the Gang have found eternal life in everything from stadium pump-up songs to hip-hop samples to wedding parties. Yet more than 50 years after forming, the group itself has hardly slowed down.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/20 15:28:39

Zambia authorities deport controversial South African star Zodwa Wabantu for dancing without underwear

Zambian authorities on Saturday deported controversial South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu after authorities vowed she would not be allowed to perform because she dances without underwear, the dancer's promoter explained.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/12 17:03:40

Modern dance kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations in Morocco

The Chinese modern dance show Oath-Midnight Rain kicked off celebrations of the Chinese New Year in Morocco, offering audiences of different ages a joyous journey into Chinese culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 17:03:40

Israel tour of first Sino-Israeli modern dance performance 'Co-existence' sees success

The Israel tour of Co-existence, the first modern dance co-production between China and Israel, concluded on Friday to huge success.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 16:23:40

Chinese dance drama 'Soaring Wings' makes US debut in New York

Chinese dance drama Soaring Wings: Journey of the Crested Ibis premiered at the David H. Koch Theater in New York city's Lincoln Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/7 15:08:40

FX makes history with transgender musical series 'Pose' from Ryan Murphy

Cable channel FX said on Wednesday it had green-lit Glee creator Ryan Murphy's Pose, a dance-musical series featuring the largest transgender regular cast in US television history.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/28 17:53:39

Shui ethnic minority drama Ancient Songs at Wood Buildings' to be staged for two nights at Minzu Theater in Beijing

A dance drama about the Shui writing system - one of the most important culture heritages of China's Shui ethnic minority, a group who mostly live in Guizhou Province - will be staged at Beijing's Minzu Theater on Thursday and Friday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/27 19:38:40