US Dance Company to Debut in International Ballet Festival of Havana

Havana, Cuba, Oct 30.- Pontus Lidberg Dance Company, from USA, will debut today with a show scheduled for 5:00 pm at the National Theatre , as part of the 24th International Ballet Festival of Havana.

About eight artists are included in the delegation, headed by the Swedish dancer and choreographer Pontus Lidberg, who will lead the group in the interpretation of his choreography Faune, Within and Tactile, which have not been presented in Cuba.

In addition, the public can see the world premiere of the play This was written on water, also by the Nordic creator, settled for some time in the North American country.

At the same time, but at Mella Theatre, there will be a concert program which will involve Cuba’s Camagüey

Ballet, the Joburg Ballet, from South Africa, Hong Kong Ballet, Winter Guests Company, from Norway, and the National Ballet of Uruguay, with several premieres at Cuba .

Later, at nine o’clock in the evening, the show of the Sleeping Beauty, with Yanela Piñera and Arian Molina, prima ballerina and leading dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba, is scheduled.

This festival will last until November 7, event that is included since two years in the calendar of many dance lovers who traditionally come to Havana to enjoy the best of this art.

Around 25 countries, hundreds of participants and collateral activities including book presentations, keynote lectures and art exhibits are some of the highlights of this 24th edition of the event, which already has more than fifty years of existence. (ACN)

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