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Contemporary dance presented at Japan Foundation Center

A contemporary dance entitled IntraStorm will debut at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam at 7.30pm on Sunday.

Contemporary dance show performed in Hanoi

A contemporary dance performance by choreographer Vu Ngoc Khai will premiere in Hanoi on December 6. 

Emerging musician goes her own way

When Luong Hue Trinh started experimenting with electro-acoustic music in her final year at the Vietnam Academy of Music (VNAM), she didn't know much about them, just that she was falling in love with a new way of making music.

Overseas Vietnamese choreographer stages contemporary dance

The contemporary dance, GAIA - Chúng Ta Là Một (Gaia - We are One), choreographed by Vietnamese-Canadian John Huy Tran, will be staged in HCM City this week.

Artist debuts new work at dance festival

Choreographer Vu Ngoc Khai will present a new show entitled Đáy Giếng (Into The Well) on June 28 in Hanoi. Khai currently works at the Konzert Theatre Bern, Switzerland.

Dance about Kieu’s Tale returns to Opera House

A contemporary dance based on Truyện Kiều (The Tale of Kieu), the masterpiece by the great poet Nguyen Du, will be restaged at the HCM City Opera House on June 22.

Choreographer Sebastien Ly: “Dance is a mission’

Vietnamese – French choreographer Sebastien Ly, who has become famous in Vietnam in recent years, has always desired to develop the country’s contemporary arts.

Performing arts festival kicks off in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two teams perform on stage. The referee gives a theme and the performers make up a story. This is one among many activities to be held at the PAS – Ha Noi Performing Arts Festival

VNOB highlights contemporary dance

 VietNamNet Bridge – Artists from the Viet Nam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) will perform classical and contemporary works at Ha Noi Opera House on January 18.

Love in the Ancient Citadel tiptoes on to a modern stage

Over centuries, the tragic story of My Chau, the princess of Au Lac Kingdom, and Trong Thuy, the prince of the northern rival Kingdom has served as a warning about the big neighbour’s ambition to take over the country.

Overseas dancer shines at festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Ngoc Quan is a dancer and director of a contemporary dance theatre, currently based in Belgium.

French dance explores abstraction

 VietNamNet Bridge – French artists of the Compagnie par Terre dance group will perform in HCM City today and in Ha Noi on Friday, as part of their Asian tour.  

Int'l dance fest makes journey around globe

 VietNamNet Bridge – An international dance festival will open tomorrow (Oct 1st) at the Youth Theatre with performances by artists from Israel, Viet Nam and Belgium.

HBSO to organize major music festival late this month

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will organize its tenth “Autumn Melodies” music festival from August 25 to 30 at the Opera House in the city’s downtown

Lone mime artist silently keeps an art alive

 VietNamNet Bridge – Well past its heyday in Viet Nam, the art of pantomime is apparently the sole preserve of one passionate artist, Nguyen Hoang Tung, for whom it is a meaningful, metaphorical journey.

Dance takes hat off to tradition

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two Vietnamese artists who trained in contemporary art in the Netherlands have combined forces to create a dance and music show that will premiere in HCM City this Saturday.

Vietnamese dance group to tour US

 VietNamNet Bridge – Independent contemporary dance company Arabesque will tour the US this month to play its Suong Som (The Mist) at five shows in St Louis Washington DC, Birmingham, and San Diego.

Festival spotlights modern dance

 VietNamNet Bridge – The fourth international festival, Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance, will be held from September 24-28 at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre in Ha Noi.

Modern VN artists to perform in US

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tri Minh Quartet and the Arabesque dance troupe will perform as representatives of Vietnamese contemporary art at the Center Stage programme in the US.

Les ballets troupe to dazzle in City

VietNamNet Bridge – Well-known contemporary dance Out of Context by one of the most famous dance troupes in Europe, Les ballets C de la B, will be staged for the first time in Viet Nam next Tuesday