* Date : 2015-11-19
International trends in dance and the future of Korean dance
Arirang TV, which has been working to advance cultural understanding and promote Korean culture through international exchange recently held the Dance Development Forum. It has held several events since 2001 but this is the first time it has organized a major event with legendary dance professionals from around the world.
At the forum held on October 27th, international leader of dance visited Korea to have an open discussion on the topic of dance in the world we live in. The forum was concluded with a question and answer session with 100 young Korean dancers representing the future of Korean dance, who had their actual real life concerns addressed by the honorable guests present.
The highlight of the Dance Development Forum was the meeting between international ballet star Andris Liepa and leaders of the Korean cultural scene. It was something only Arirang TV could do, to bring together such prominent names in the international dance scene to present their views and engage in deep dialogue on the future of dance.
Amidst the great interest and participation of those present, Korean dance was introduced through video and live performance. This once again presented the beauty of Korean dance to the world, which received rave reviews from the international leaders of dance.