[Photo: Zhu Hongbo, Guo Yue]
Shenzhen Dance Month, highlighting the 17th China Open Ballroom Dance Championship, is held in Shenzhen from July 13th until the end of the month.
This year's competition gathered more than 6,000 participants of over 400 dance teams from home and abroad, including the United States, Germany, Russia, Australia, and Japan.
In addition, a variety of activities will take place during the Shenzhen dance month, such as teenage dance competitions and street dance performances, to provide a platform displaying the achievements of Shenzhen's dance development and to enrich people's cultural life.
Renowned dance works, including the China Shanghai International Arts Festival award-winning Fu Chun Shan Ju Tu (Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains), will go on exhibition tours around Shenzhen's Longhua, Guangming, Futian, and Bao'an districts.
Hosted by the Publicity Department of the Shenzhen Municipal Committee of the CPC and Shenzhen Federation of Literary and Art Circles, this year’s Dance Month will also focus on dance events at the grass-roots level, such as the 5th World Open Teenage Ballroom Dance Championships, World Dance Sport Showcase and displays of outstanding choreography works at home.
Source: China Daily, Shenzhen Daily, Newsgd.com