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Feature: China, Argentina discover common passion for tango

China and Argentina are finding new common ground in a joint love for tango, the seductive and confrontational Argentinean dance that is finding new fertile ground in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 7:16:15

Trisha Brown, US choreographer who defied gravity, passes away at age 80

US choreographer Trisha Brown, a pioneer of postmodern dance whose gravity-defying work shaped generations of creators, has died at the age of 80.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/21 17:38:39

France's Hilaire fuses tradition, reform as head of Russian troupe

French dance star Laurent Hilaire, the new artistic director of Moscow's renowned Stanislavsky Music Theatre ballet troupe, has vowed to expand its repertoire while preserving its rich traditions.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/13 17:18:39

Ukrainian ballet star Polunin aims to help others manage their demons

Ukrainian ballet sensation Sergei Polunin shocked the dance world when he quit as the Royal Ballet's principal dancer in 2012 at the age of just 21.
Source: Reuters | 2017/3/9 19:28:40

Artists from China's cultural troupe perform in Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw

An artist from China's Yunnan province cultural troupe performs during the China-Myanmar tourism cooperation forum in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 1, 2017. A China-Myanmar tourism cooperation forum, the first of its kind, kicked off in Myanmar's capital of Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/2 9:39:56

Special groups' Samba Schools participate in Rio Carnival

Revelers of Portela Samba School participate in the parades of the Carnival at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 28, 2017. Special groups' Samba Schools of the Rio Carnaval 2017 concluded their parades in the morning on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/1 10:00:19

China Heute project to celebrate 45 years of Sino-German relations

A series of live performances such as ballet, classic concerts and operas as well as documentary screenings and literature salons from Chinese artists and writers will take place in Germany throughout 2017 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-German diplomatic relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/19 16:53:39

Chingay parade held on Singapore's F1 Pit Building race track

Dancers perform dragon dance during Chingay parade held on Singapore's F1 Pit Building race track on Feb. 10, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/11 10:33:47

Monks perform religious dance "Tiaoqian" in NW China

Monks perform "Tiaoqian", a masked religious dance with a history of nearly 300 years, at the Kumbum Monastery in Huangzhong County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Feb. 10, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/10 23:05:58

Gala held in LA to greet Chinese lunar New Year

Artists perform during the "Cultures of China, Festival of Spring" gala to celebrate Chinese lunar New Year for overseas Chinese, in Los Angeles, the United States, Feb. 8, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/10 9:48:18

Zhaiwu becomes China's newest trend in the erciyuan industry

Miko Zhang, a 20-year-old university student based in Beijing, never danced until two months ago when she watched a video online.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/8 15:18:39

Chinese dance drama Confucius presented in Washington

Performers dance during a media preview of Chinese dance drama Confucius at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 13, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/14 19:06:13

Chinese dance drama with 3D effects debuts in Singapore

Artists perform during Legend of the Moon dance drama at Star Theater in Singapore, on Jan. 6, 2017. Chinese dance drama Legend of the Moon which features 3D effects made its overseas tour debut in Singapore on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/7 9:34:29

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