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Bulacan gov’t brings together local and international dancers
By: PPAO
Friday, 29 April 2011
CITY OF MALOLOS- The Provincial Government of Bulacan (PGB) pull together dancers from other countries and Filipino performers for the much awaited Dance Xchange: The Philippine International Dance Workshop and Festival dubbed as “Cultural Connectivity through Dance” in SM City Marilao, Bulacan on April 29, 2011 at 1 pm.

Aside from promoting cultural exchange and understanding, the Dance Xchange also aims to: 1) provide venue for interaction and facilitate learning among dancers, directors, dance teachers, choreographers, Physical Education teachers and dance scholars; 2) establish an international event which will become a cultural destination for foreign artists; 3) provide new ideas and inspiration that will stimulate the creativity of the dance educators, directors and choreographers; 4) showcase different dance forms by foreign and local dancers; and 5) strengthen network among dance organizations and dance directors.

Among the participants who are going to showcase their talents are performers from Hongkong, Brunei, South Cotabato, Zamboanga, Bacolod and Batangas.

The Dance Xchange will have activities such as dance competition, artists forum, masters classes, dance workshops and festival of performances.
The event was made possible through the Provincial Youth, Sports, Employment, Arts, Culture and Tourism Office (PYSEACTO) and the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) as part of the celebration of the International Dance Day 2011.

This international dance festival is in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 154, declaring the last week of April as the “National Dance Week” and considered as one of the banner projects of the NCAA. ###

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