Choreographers and dance troupes from eight countries and territories will perform at the second annual International Dance Festival in Ho Chi Minh City from December 7 to 16.

Representing the host country at the contemporary dance festival will be Arabesque and a troupe from the HCM City Ballet Symphony and Opera.

Together with artists from Italy, France, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Israel, the Philippines, Sweden, and Taiwan (China), they will perform at the Gem Centre and HCM City Opera House on December 12, 13 and 16.

The foreign choreographers will also conduct workshops, make presentations, and organise talk shows at various places in the city.

Arabesque will present Thieu than and the HCM City Ballet Symphony and Opera will perform Lost and Found.

The festival was organised for the first time last year to much acclaim from the public.-VNA