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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

Dancers perform ballet on cliff

A group of ballet dancers wearing tutus perform ballet on cliff at the Shiniuzhai National Geopark in Pingjiang county, Hunan province, May 15, 2016.
Source: | 2016/5/17 10:52:54

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Gradually climbing mercury, tender green leaves and a warm caressing breeze – April's pleasant attributes create a romantic spring vibe in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/21 19:08:01

'Silk Road' dance drama coming soon to Beijing

Original dance drama Silk Road, performed by the Shannxi Provincial Song and Dance Troupe, is set to make its Beijing debut at the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center on April 22 and 23.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/13 18:48:01

Sleeping beauty saved by a vampire

Matthew Bourne, “arguably the most successful choreographer in the world,” stated the time-honored London Evening Standard newspaper, has become known for his innovative approach to the business.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/5 18:28:01

Giant tent set up at Beijing's Chaoyang Park for 'Cavalia' debut

One of the world's biggest tents - The Big Top - was set up at Beijing's Chaoyang Park on Thursday in preparation for the upcoming debut of Wuma, the Chinese version of the world famous equestrian show Cavalia, on April 28.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/31 20:38:01

Modern dance 'Spring Equinox' returns to Beijing

The second part of modern dance performance Spring Equinox will be held on April 1-2 at the Beijing Dance LDTX theater.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/27 19:13:02

From inhabitant to exhibition

The crested ibis is a large white bird with a bald head showing red skin. It used to be common in East Asia and in Russia, but the last century brought the bird to the brink of extinction. They were previously thought to be extinct in China too, until 1981 when seven ibises were seen in Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/23 18:28:01

'Cavalia' trots into Beijing

The globally famous show Cavalia will come to Beijing on April 28, a first for the Canadian show since its debut in the summer of 2003, said the show's Chinese partner SINOCAP at a Beijing press conference last Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/28 15:58:01

Chinese concert dance staged in New York

"Dragon Boat Racing," a concert dance that blends traditional Cantonese music and history with modern ballet artistry, made its US debut on Thursday at New York's Lincoln Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/1/8 15:17:06

Chinese dance drama "Opera Warriors" premieres in Vancouver

The Canadian premiere of "Opera Warriors" was staged at Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Canada's West Coast city of Vancouver Tuesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/1/6 21:08:54

Awe-inspiring pics reveal ballet dancers behind glory

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Source: Xinhua | 2015/12/31 16:25:12