Suzanne Dellal Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with Chinese Spring Dance Festival

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Time Out Israel Editors

The Suzanne Dellal Center, which marks the 30th anniversary of its establishment this year, will present the Chinese Spring Dance Festival in February, during which two groups at the forefront of the contemporary arts of China will perform: The Beijing Modern Dance Company and The Gansu Provincial Troupe of Song and Dance - The Gansu Opera House.

The Israeli audience will have the opportunity to experience and deepen their familiarity with the dance scene in China and with the work of two of the most important choreography troupes currently active in China.

Having Fish Every Year © The Ganzu Opera House Company

The Beijing Modern Dance Company (BMDC) was established in 1995 and is considered a leader in modern dance in China, praised both nationally and internationally. Their repertoire is diverse and combines traditional Chinese culture with contemporary statements in the world of dance. It can be said that the company presents the "face of modern China." On its visit to Israel, the band will perform "Time Blossom" with choreography by Gao Yanjinzi, the band's artistic director.

The Ganzu Opera House Company will perform the "Evening Party". The work was created by Ren Manci, the band's artistic director. The show is a celebration of colorful music and dance surrounding traditional Chinese culture, in the style of the Ganzu Province between Tibet and Mongolia - the home of the famous mountains of the Great Wall of China.

The show features different forms of vocal and instrumental music, dance and intricate costumes. The band performs the traditional dances of the Han, Tang and the Dunhuang people of China. and shows the splendor of traditional Chinese culture.

The Beijing Modern Dance Company © Ke Zhou

Suzanne Dellal Center, "Time Blossom" by the Beijing Modern Dance Company, Tuesday February 12, Wednesday February 13 at 21:00. "Evening Party" by the Ganzu Opera House Company, Friday February 15 at 21:00 and Saturday February 16 at 12:00 (for the whole family). Prices range between NIS 215 to NIS 285 per ticket. For ordering tickets, please visit or call 03-5105656

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