All five category finalists performed in front of a judging panel comprised of leading experts from the dance sector. The Grand Final will see each finalist perform three works; the premiere of a solo created for the final by a leading choreographer, a solo from their repertoire and a duet in front of a panel of judges made up of leading figures from the UK dance sector. Further details on the Grand Final including the panel of judges will be announced following the broadcast of the Street Dance Final on the 10 May.
Follow Shen Yun artists touring the world — this time on vacation. In between the shows in Vancouver we had some time to explore the city of Vancouver, and also went to the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Whistler Mountain. What does it take to be a Shen Yun dancer?
A man was dancing alone, strength flowing all over his fine figure as he slightly turned his neck and shook his shoulders. A group of kids in yellow tutus were spinning and spinning. These are some of the most impressive moments of the recently closed session of the Asia Dance Arts Festival.
The city was surrounded by the blue ocean where you can see sharks, and a cliff like mountain where you can easily hike up from the city. The scenery was just magnificent. One night, we were drinking and having fun in the backyard of the hostel.
The diverse cultural, religious and traditions of the Asian countries are reflected not only in their lifestyles but also in their dances. Each country in Asia has several indigenous and ethnic groups within its own country. These groups have their own unique identities and traditions, which are also visible in their dances.
Traditional Dance in South Asia Dance and music are the oldest and most original art forms in the world and especially numerous and developed in South Asia. Thus the present-day practice of dance relates to the most ancient past; one could say that it is contemporary and traditional at the same time. Traditional dance is an integral part of the music culture in South Asia India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and exists in numerous incarnations.
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Dynamic impulses of flight express the power expressed in these excerpts from, Vertical Road, choreographed by Akram Khan and performed by the Akram Khan Company. The music is composed by Nitin Sawhney. With Vertical Road, Khan worked with eight specially selected performers from Asia, [ Poignant and powerful describes this short dance film, There is a Place.
By sharing the words of key figures in the arts and cultures in both English and Japanese and archiving the "present" moments of Asia, we hope to further generate cultural exchange within and among the regions. Since when have you been working on the Soft Machine project, which has partially been presented in Japan? Ka Fai : The concept of Soft Machine is that we should survey the current situation of contemporary dance in Asia.