The Cradle conquers China

The Cradle dance performance, which inspired Slovenian audience as a part of this year’s 20th Exodos Festival, continues to conquer the world stages in China. The first international contemporary dance co-production between China and Central and Eastern European countries (C-CEEC) is starting a three-week tour in major Chinese cities. Between 15th September and 5th October young dancers together with choreographer Gregor Luštek, assistant choreographer and traditional Chinese dance professor Tao Hao, and producer and organizer of the tour Nataša Zavolovšek will perform six performances in 5 major Chinese cities: Beijing, Xian, Hangzhou, and Shanghai. The performance held on 23rd September will have a special audience 17 cultural ministers who are visting China as part of the C-CEEC Culture Ministers’ meeting.

Apart from the Cradle, Slovenian artists Gregor Luštek and Žigan Kranjčan will also execute two professional dance workshops for students of contemporary dance in the cities of Xian and Hangzhou. Gregor Luštek and Rosana Hribar will also present their performance 16, created in the production of Dance Theatre Ljubljana.

Take a look at the photo gallery from 20th Exodos.

choreographed by Gregor Luštek co-created & performed by Anastasija Danchevska, Žigan Krajnčan, Eva Kronberga, Jānis Putniņš, Kristýna Šajtošová, Zhong Zhen, Liu Yuting, Li Chenzhe, Pao Yuhong, Fei Guanhan, Fen Dandan, Ren Qingcairang tradicional dance teacher Tan Hao costumes Mingyue Wang, Liping Ren/JINRENWOFEI dance costume company technical director Borut Cajnko producer Nataša Zavolovšek co-produced by Exodos Ljubljana, Beijing Dance Academy, Dance Fest Skopje, Society Party, Tanec Praga supported by The Bureau for External Cultural Relations of the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana Municipality