National contest to be launched in search of talented dancers

A national contest seeking talented dancers is scheduled to be held this October in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City by the Department of Performing Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The contest is eligible to dancers who are working at professional State-run and private dance troupes as well as students at dance training facilities nationwide, and freelance dancers aged 16 years and above.

 


The contestants will compete in four categories of classic and modern ballet; contemporary dance; folklore and traditional dance; and street dances, such as hiphop, popping, breakdance, and locking.

Their performances will be judged and appreciated according to dance technique and skill, body language, creativity, and aesthetic value, as well as the message they convey to audiences through their dances.

One first, one second, one third, and consolation prizes will be presented to the best entrants in each category. Nhan Dan

Xoang dance of the Ba Na

Xoang dance of the Ba Na

Xoang dance has been an inseparable part of Central Highlands culture. Whenever Central Highlanders hold a festival, they play gongs and do Xoang dancing.

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals.

 
 

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