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Battery Dance from New York performs in Hue City

by PV12 October 2015 Last updated at 09:18 AM

Battery Dance Company from New York will host a performance and host dance workshops in Ha Noi from October 11-21. — Photo U.S. Embassy in Hanoi
Battery Dance Company from New York will host a performance and host dance workshops in Ha Noi from October 11-21. — Photo U.S. Embassy in Hanoi

VTV.vn - Battery Dance, a contemporary ballet dance crew from New York, held a show at Duyệt Thị Đường theatre in Huế City on Oct 9th.

The show celebrated the 20th anniversary of US-Vietnam relations. Rena Bitter, the Consul General of the American Embassy in Ho Chi Minh City and other leaders of Thừa Thiên – Huế province attended the show. The show brought audiences many featured performances in a variety of types and styles. It was also a chance for the US and Vietnam to further boost social and cultural relations.

The tour is arranged and supported by the US Embassy-Ha Noi and Viet Nam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB). It is part of Dance to Connect, a project created by the dance company, to connect cultures and encourage young people to become involved in dancing.

Battery Dance Company was founded in 1976 by Jonathan Hollander and his wife, Noelle Braynard. The group performs on the world's stages, teaches, and is an advocate for the field of dance.

It has represented the US overseas and developed cultural exchange programmes in the realm of dance and the performing arts.

 

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