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Beijing Dance Festival

The Beijing Dance Festival is one of the biggest celebration of dance in Beijing and among cities in China with more than 300 dance artists, over 200 dance students and more than 5000 audience attendance congregate in Beijing every summer.  These participants come from cities throughout China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, as well as across the world from North & Central America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

The Beijing Dance Festival is co-presented by BeijingDance/LDTX, Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) China Dance Development and Beijing TianQiao Performing Arts Center.  The annual Beijing Dance Festival began in 2008 as a one-week festivity alternatingly focus between international and Chinese artists.  Since 2012, the Festival had combined both international and Chinese artists and expanded to become of two-weeks duration.

The two-week Beijing Dance Festival is composed of two parts: First part as an Educational Week followed by second as Performance Week.  The educational week includes an intensive six-day Dance Camp taught by an international faculty.  The performance week composes of three modules: Focus presenting full evening productions; Springboard showcasing works that are more edgy and daring; and Youth Dance Marathon (YDM) offering an open platform especially catered for young choreographer to showcase his/her original works.


July 19 to 31: 2018 Beijing Dance Festival
    July 20 to 26: Education Week
    – Camp (Registration on 19th)
    July 27 to 31: Performance Week
    – Focus (opening performance on 26th), Springboard, Youth Dance Marathon, Masterclass


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    For more details for the dance camp and performances, please visit the festival website

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