The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been holding a series of activities to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the birth of the late leader Kim Jong Il, which falls on…
Thousands of revelers took part in colourful street parties in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday ahead of the famous Carnival.
The Georgian National Ballet “Sukhishvili” began as a family enterprise, has survived communist oppression, the Cold War, the break-up of the Soviet Union and has grown into an internationally renowne
Bolshoi Theatre dancers – soloist Andrei Merkuriev and principal Ekaterina Krysanova – marked the 80th birthday of US composer Philip Glass by performing in the main shopping mall next to the Kremlin
Basketball players in North Korea are reported to have turned to gymnastics in a bid to improve their performance.
Chinese soldiers got together on January 26 to perform a “little chicken dance” in celebration of the New Year.
Russian choreographer Boris Eifman has taken up the challenge of using the plot of a complex psychological novel for a ballet.
Belgian beer, Cuban rumba dancing and traditional New Year celebrations in several countries all make it onto UNESCO’s latest list of heritage worthy of…
It’s a Christmas production of ‘The Nutcracker’ with a difference – in the Danish capital Copenhagen, all the sets and costumes are designed by none other than the Queen…
The Great Fugue is one of Beethoven’s late works – full of despair but also enthusiasm.
The documentary 'Dancer' looks at the extraordinary world of ballet's bad boy - Sergei Polunin.
There is moonlight in Vermont and there is classical ballet down on the farm in Vermont.
Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.
What will come – as time goes on – of traditional dance, folk music, of the cultures of the people?
Featuring archive material of his work and personal life combined with the director’s own carefully shot footage, the film follows the rise of one of the most innovative choreographers in the world, f
Denmark’s Queen Margrethe has taken on the role of a scenographer, designing the set for a new production of the classic fairytale Cinderella, at the Pantomime Theatre in…
French biographical musical drama ‘The Dancer’ is based on the life of American dancer Loie Fuller who found fame in Paris in the late 1800s.
The Nuits Sonores festival, which takes place annually in the city of Lyon was created in 2003. The European Lab is only five years old but is
Benjamin Millepied's tenure at Paris' premier ballet company is the subject of a new documentary by French filmmakers Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai.
‘Links’ is Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis’ latest dance project. It’s currently on at the Greek National Opera, where Foniadakis takes over
Afer retiring from the Royal Ballet of London last November international ballet star “Carlos Acosta”: http://www.carlosacosta.com/ returns to his
The curtain has risen on a Tchaikovsky double bill at the Paris Opéra: The one-act opera ‘Iolanta’ and the classical ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ are
The Paris Opéra has turned its back to tradition and offers a revolutionary version of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet par excellence. Stage director