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Dancing in the rain at Lyon's Dance Biennial

The French city of Lyon has been celebrating the 17th edition of its dance biennial with the traditional opening parade.

The French city of Lyon has been celebrating the 17th edition of its dance biennial with the traditional opening parade.

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Shall we dance? - World Tango Championship draws to a close

Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.

Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.

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Mr Gaga, a dance film which brings you to your feet

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

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

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Poland: dancing nuns go viral

Polish nuns dance to encourage young faithfuls to take part in World Youth Day at the end of July.

Polish nuns dance to encourage young faithfuls to take part in World Youth Day at the end of July.

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Denmark's Queen Margrethe designs set for Cinderella

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…

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…

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Soko and Lily-Rose Depp star in 'The Dancer'

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.

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.

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European Lab: the future of culture

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

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

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Best foot forward for Millepied in documentary 'Reset'

Benjamin Millepied's tenure at Paris' premier ballet company is the subject of a new documentary by French filmmakers Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai.

Benjamin Millepied's tenure at Paris' premier ballet company is the subject of a new documentary by French filmmakers Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai.

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Successful debut for new ballet director at Greek National Opera

‘Links’ is Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis’ latest dance project. It’s currently on at the Greek National Opera, where Foniadakis takes over

‘Links’ is Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis’ latest dance project. It’s currently on at the Greek National Opera, where Foniadakis takes over

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Acosta returns to Cuban roots with a classic contemporary dance mix

Afer retiring from the Royal Ballet of London last November international ballet star “Carlos Acosta”: http://www.carlosacosta.com/ returns to his

Afer retiring from the Royal Ballet of London last November international ballet star “Carlos Acosta”: http://www.carlosacosta.com/ returns to his

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Two Tchaikovsky masterpieces reunited at Paris Opera

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 curtain has risen on a Tchaikovsky double bill at the Paris Opéra: The one-act opera ‘Iolanta’ and the classical ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ are

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'The Nutcracker' unwrapped as never before

The Paris Opéra has turned its back to tradition and offers a revolutionary version of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet par excellence. Stage director

The Paris Opéra has turned its back to tradition and offers a revolutionary version of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet par excellence. Stage director

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US teen chases ballerina dream in Moscow

Harper Ortlieb, 15, left her small town in Oregon and moved to Russia to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy.

Harper Ortlieb, 15, left her small town in Oregon and moved to Russia to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy.

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Watch: 106-year-old woman dances with Barack and Michelle Obama!

106-year-old Virginia McLaurin was so excited when she met US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle that she busted out some dance moves with

106-year-old Virginia McLaurin was so excited when she met US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle that she busted out some dance moves with

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Pavlova tribute highlight of Sochi Winter Festival

Sochi Winter Arts Festival is paying tribute to iconic ballerina Anna Pavlova, the Russian prima ballerina and choreographer whose company, founded in 1911, was the first to tour ballet around the wor

Sochi Winter Arts Festival is paying tribute to iconic ballerina Anna Pavlova, the Russian prima ballerina and choreographer whose company, founded in 1911, was the first to tour ballet around the wor

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The final curtain at Paris Opera Ballet for Black Swan choreographer

Benjamin Millepied jetéd into international stardom with the 2010 ballet drama Black Swan before taking the reins at Paris Opera Ballet four years

Benjamin Millepied jetéd into international stardom with the 2010 ballet drama Black Swan before taking the reins at Paris Opera Ballet four years

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Start the dance!

Drums started to echo across Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome on Sunday (January 24) as the technical rehearsals for the world’s most famous Carnival

Drums started to echo across Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome on Sunday (January 24) as the technical rehearsals for the world’s most famous Carnival

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Ninety year-old Auschwitz survivor performs remembrance dance

A 90-year old survivor of Auschwitz survivor took to the stage in Berlin on Sunday to perform a dance depicting her personal view of her terrifying

A 90-year old survivor of Auschwitz survivor took to the stage in Berlin on Sunday to perform a dance depicting her personal view of her terrifying

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Naples Nutcracker shines at Teatro San Carlo

Among its remarkable gems, both natural and artistic, Naples can boast Europe’s oldest opera house, Teatro San Carlo. To see out 2015 and welcome in

Among its remarkable gems, both natural and artistic, Naples can boast Europe’s oldest opera house, Teatro San Carlo. To see out 2015 and welcome in

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Mumbai dance group fights for transgender rights

A Mumbai dance group led by transgender artists is using its performance to campaign for the rights of transgender people. The group called the

A Mumbai dance group led by transgender artists is using its performance to campaign for the rights of transgender people. The group called the

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Maths teacher, but also super dancer!

Ron Clark, a mathematics teacher at a school which he founded himself in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, has more than one string to his bow. He demonstrated

Ron Clark, a mathematics teacher at a school which he founded himself in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, has more than one string to his bow. He demonstrated

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Thousands of Argentines participate in mass street tango

Hundreds of couples took to the streets of downtown Buenos Aires on Saturday night, turning a main avenue into a three block open-air tango dance

Hundreds of couples took to the streets of downtown Buenos Aires on Saturday night, turning a main avenue into a three block open-air tango dance