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Uruguay's national ballet sees artistic revolution

Pirouettes and arabesques perfectly executed, dozens of dancers in a colorful assemblage of sweat pants and leotards perform an exhaustive routine at rehearsals in downtown Montevideo.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/20 16:53:39

Colombian city of Cali, world's salsa capital

After a six-day dancing carnival, the 14th World Salsa Festival was wrapped up on October 6 in Colombia's Pacific coastal city of Cali.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/9 16:33:40

Spectators rejoice Slovenian performers' show during the 2019 Shanghai Tourism Festival

Slovenian wind bandsmen and cheerleaders performed along the pedestrian street, attracting swarms of spectators in Nanjing Road in Shanghai on Sep 17 during the ongoing 2019 Shanghai Tourism Festival, which began on Saturday. Photos: Yang Hui/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 17:40:13

Seminar on Uzbek dance held during international festival in Khiva

A seminar on the history and development of the traditional Uzbek dance was held in Khiva, Uzbekistan, on Monday during the ongoing Magic of Dance international festival. Featuring speakers such as local artists, scholars and overseas researchers, the conference at the Uzbek-Turkman Friendship Complex explores the history, development and the future of Uzbek dance in the country and overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 17:13:41

The beauty of culture

Khiva, one of the historical ancient cities in Central Asia's Uzbekistan, has been turned into a global stage for dance performances from all over the world with the opening of the annual International Dance Festival - Magic of Dance at the State Museum-Reserve Ichan-Kala on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 17:33:39

NCPA's Taihu Stage Design Centre holds public open event

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) kicked off a series of public open days atTaihu Stage Design Centre in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 18:38:40

Circus reinvented in Montreal, this time with high-tech vibe

Montreal, a city of 4 million, boasts an eye-popping 140 video game studios, including a branch of one of the world's largest, Ubisoft.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/3 17:33:40

Eight-hour-play 'And Quiet Flows the Don' to come to Beijing

Play And Quiet Flows the Don will kick off the first show of a week-long run at the Tianqiao Theater in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 16:48:41

'Move forward together'

The 8th Cultural and Art Exchange Week of International Youth kicked off in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 17:38:40

Chinese folk song performed at Times Square of New York

People wearing Chinese folk costumes sing Chinese folk song at Times Square of New York, the United States, on Aug. 10, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Fengguo)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 8:49:16

Taiwan's Cloud Gate dance group stages outdoor performance

The Cloud Gate, Taiwan's first modern dance group, staged an outdoor performance for the public on Saturday evening in downtown Taipei, attracting around 40,000 audience members who sat on the ground in a public square.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/28 16:21:32

'Arts Vitalizing Yi People's New Home' art exhibition kicks off in France

The Arts Vitalizing Yi People's New Home art exhibition kicked off at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on Monday. Former minister of the Ministry of Culture of France Frédéric Mitterrand, exhibition organizer You Yi and other guests attended the opening ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 18:13:40

Chinese street dancers leap onto world stage at international competition in East China

The 2019 WDSF (World DanceSport Federation) World Breaking Championships and the CDSF (Chinese DanceSport Federation) Street Dance World Cup kicked off on Thursday in Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu Province. This first of its kind held in China, with total prizes exceeding $100,000, the event attracted more than 700 participants from 65 countries across the world to China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 16:33:39

Popular Chinese singer Wang Yuan appears on state media after apologizing for smoking indoors

A month after being caught smoking at a Beijing restaurant, Chinese teenage heartthrob Roy Wang (Wang Yuan) re-emerged by making a brief appearance on China Central Television's (CCTV) flagship evening news Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 23:58:40

Chinese stage designer wins in best lighting at Prague Quadrennial

At the ongoing 14th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Chinese stage designer Zhou Zhengping won the Award of Best Lighting Design with his work on Yue Opera Peach Blossom Fan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/13 18:13:41

Beijing Dance Festival to get audiences' feet moving in July

The Beijing Dance Festival will be held July 16-28 this year. As summer reaches its peak in the capital, professional dancers and dance lovers from all over the world will share their experiences and thoughts on this art form at this international event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 17:28:40

Tragic tale

Dance drama Liu Sanjie kicked off its nationwide tour on Wednesday at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/27 17:58:40

Does South Korean-backed Chinese boy band WayV have what it takes to succeed in China?

WayV is a seven-member Chinese boy group formed as part of South Korean idol maker SM Entertainment's ambitious Korean Wave localization project NCT. Debuting in China in January, the group has the potential to become one of the country's best boy bands, but faces incredible challenges to get there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:58:40