International Festival of ballet art Eurasia Dance Festival will take place during the days of the world specialized exhibition EXPO 2017. The festival will be performed by the famous Korean ballet troupe Universal Ballet, the website EXPO2017.com reports with reference to the press service of the Astana akim.
As the akimat told, the team will present the author's ballets by such outstanding contemporary choreographers as Nacho Duato, Raimondo Rebek, Ohad Naharin. This is modern program will include well-known performances such as "Elf", "White Dream" and "Minus 7".
"We are performing in Kazakhstan for the first time. About 60 artists are working in the troupe, 35 great dancers are on tour. Ballets that we included in the tour repertoire for the audience of the "Astana Opera" are shown annually at the Korean ballet festival in Seoul. These mini-performances are always appreciated by spectators. We always hope that the Kazakh audience will appreciate them as positively as the fans of our ballet around the world", - Tien Ryu, deputy general director of Universal Ballet, said.
According to the press service, the troupe performed a three-year world tour in the cities of Japan, Colombia, Turkey, China, South Africa, Russia, France, USA, Canada, Oman and Singapore.
Universal Ballet's performances will be held in Astana on June 26 and 27.
Earlier, Deputy Director of the Korean Pavilion EXPO 2017 Kim Jung-Hung told EXPO2017.com that the entertainment program of the Republic of Korea at the exhibition includes about 400 different events.
The presentation of the Korean exhibition pavilion took place in Seoul in mid-May. Representatives of the pavilion said that the Republic of Korea will demonstrate the best advanced technologies in Astana. A special department was created under the Korean Agency for the Development of Trade to organize the performances of artists.
A car that uses hydrogen fuel for transportation are among the technological innovations announced in the framework of the Korean exposition.
Currently, the pavilion "Premium Korea" operates within the framework of the participation of the Republic of Korea in the exhibition in the shopping and entertainment center MEGA SILK WAY Astana on the territory of EXPO. It will be open to visitors until July 23.
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