HCM City dance festival to open this week

The HCM City Dancers Association will host the 2020 HCM City Dance Arts Festival from November 24-26.

HCM City dance festival to open this week
The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera performs the contemporary dance The Rite of Spring, based on Stravinsky’s orchestral work of the same name. — Photo courtesy of HBSO 

The biennial festival will feature 19 dance troupes and schools from the city and neighbouring provinces, such as the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera, the HCM City Dance School, and the Dong Nai Province Performing Arts Theatre. 

The event will see 14 freelance dancers and choreographers, including skilled and professional artists Lam To Nhu, Nguyen Huynh Nhu, Le Viet, and Pham Minh Tuan.

The participants will present 55 works in different genres, including classical ballet, contemporary ballet, traditional folk dance, contemporary folk dance and contemporary dance.

People’s Artist Ha The Dung, vice chairman of the association and head of the festival’s arts board, said: “This year’s festival has participants from the country’s leading dance troupes, dancers and choreographers. So we believe the event will be a great success.”

 

“We are waiting for new creative dance performances and pieces, reflecting a beautiful and colourful life and people in Vietnam in the past, present and future, and praising humanitarian values.”

The festival will take place on November 24-25 at the HCM City Dance School, 155 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 3.

The awards ceremony will be held on November 26 at the city’s Opera House, 7 Lam Son Square, District 1. VNS

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