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Chinese dance drama Confucius performed at Lincoln Center in NY

Performers dance during the media preview of Chinese dance drama Confucius at Lincoln Center in New York, the United States on Jan. 5, 2017. The Chinese dance drama performed by the China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater will make its American debut in New York on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/6 10:28:05

People perform fire dragon dance for New Year, SW China

People perform fire dragon dance amid sparkles to greet the New Year in Huanglongxi Township of Chengdu City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Dec. 31, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/1 15:34:54

'Maybe in Winter' concert staged at the Minzu Theatre

The China Ethnic Song & Dance Ensemble staged a concert titled Maybe in Winter at the Minzu Theatre in Beijing on Monday evening, the company's fourth performance of its Gagaku Remit season.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/20 17:53:39

Traditional Brazilian music gets new rhythms

Monday nights feel like Saturdays in Rio's Little Africa neighborhood when the sun sets and the samba starts to play.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/18 16:43:39

Acolytes of Pina Bausch keep her dance legacy alive

The dance company that legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in 2009, built into one of the world's most acclaimed is doing its utmost to foster her moving legacy.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/11 18:23:39

Renowned Chinese modern dance group makes debut in Cairo

Egyptian audience has a great opportunity to closely experience the Chinese modern dance as a Beijing-based troupe performed on stage in Cairo Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/28 7:55:55

Performance highlighting Silk Road staged in SE China

Actress perform during a performance highlighting the Silk Road in Fo Guang Shan in Kaohsiung, southeast China's Taiwan, October 29, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/30 10:28:54

Lords of the dance

Xinjiang's new cultural frontier
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/12 20:23:39

Traditional temple dance winning young hearts in Taiwan's Penghu County

Lee Hsien-ning, a diver from Penghu County in Taiwan, has become a star recently. However, he made his name with his feet on dry land.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/27 8:26:24

Dance drama 'Sentient Beings' debuts in Beijing before national tour

Northeast Normal University's original dance drama Sentient Beings will be staged at the Beijing Dance Academy Theater for its second night in a row on Friday, according to a press release sent to the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/22 18:13:40

Artists perform "Chinese Dream, My Dream" in Frankfurt

Artists from China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe dance in "Thousand-hand Avolokitesvara Bodhisattva" during the performance of "Chinese Dream, My Dream" in Neu Isenburg near Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 19, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/21 9:23:23

Ballet "La Bayadere" staged in Beijing

Dancers of the National Ballet of China perform in the ballet "La Bayadere" of Natalia Makarova's version at the Tianqiao Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 18, 2016. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/19 14:07:49

Chinese artists perform during Tocati Int'l Street Games Festival in Italy

The 14th edition of Tocati, an International Street Games Festival, kicked off Saturday in Italy's Verona and would last until Sept. 18. Artists from different places of China, the guest of honor of the 14th Tocati, brought traditional games, rituals, music and dances to the streets and squares of Verona's historical center.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/18 13:37:14

Dancers aim to qualify for Argentina's World Tango Festival and Championship

Salon tango dancers glided onto a dance floor in Buenos Aires on Monday in the hopes of qualifying for the World Tango Festival and Championship held every year in the Argentine capital.
Source: Reuters | 2016/8/23 17:33:39

Illusive experiences, elusive awareness

Have you ever felt like you were in a dream, even when you actually go to work, walk around and talk to people? Everything taking place around you is real, but for you, all of them seem like illusions that pass you by and you can't grasp them.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/27 18:58:00

Everybody was kung fu fighting

Long before the popularity of square dance boomed, there was disco. For those in their 50s and 60s, it might be the memory of their youth and their golden age.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/6 18:08:00

Old stories, old opera, new twists

While Chinese contemporary dancers continue embracing modern elements in their works, renowned contemporary dancer and choreographer Zhao Liang just can't help immersing himself in the treasure of traditional Chinese culture and arts.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/22 18:18:00

Egyptian musicians perform traditional Sufi dance show during Ramadan

An Egyptian dervish dancer prepares backstage for a traditional Sufi dance show during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Old Cairo June 16, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/6/17 15:13:04