Dance festival Xposition ‘O’ comes to HCMC for first time

The Xposition ‘O’ Contemporary Dance Fiesta will for the first time take place at Soul Live Project Complex in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City from October 31 to November 2.

The 10th edition of the festival is jointly held by Odyssey Dance Theater and Saigon Contemporary & Ballet Dance Company.

Adding the inspiration of daily life to each move of contemporary dance performances, Xposition ‘O’ has since 2001 become one of the largest dance festivals in Asia.

Based in the prestigious Odyssey Theater in Singapore, the festival has over the past 18 years received global support and special compliments from audiences and professionals through tours and cultural exchange events in countries such as Germany, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Laos, Thailand, and Singapore.

The first Xposition ‘O’ festival in Vietnam will showcase world-class performances and international cultural exchanges with the participation of famous dancers including Dr. Danny Tan, art director of Odyssey Dance Theater, ODT international art troupe, and the Republic of Korea’s choreographers Sun See and Pyoung Su.

Various Vietnamese contemporary dance companies are also offering high-level performances through their famous artists such as choreographers Do Hai Anh, Ha Loc, and Nguyen Phuc Hung, H'mong artist Sung A Lung, and dancer Mai Trung Hieu.

The festival is expected to inspire young choreographers in the art of dancing while introducing Vietnamese dance talents to the world./.