August 11, 2008

Innovative Arts Festival Set for Oct. And Nov. In HK

Innovative arts festival set for Oct. and Nov. in HK

HONG KONG, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The New Vision Arts Festival featuring innovative music, dance, theater and multimedia programs from Hong Kong and around the world will be held from Oct. 23 to Nov. 23, a government press release said on Saturday.

According to a press release from the Information Services Department of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, opening this year's festival from Oct. 23 to 25 is Wayne McGregor with the Nederlands Dans Theater I, and Tar and Feathers and Shoot the Moon by Jiri Kylian and Lightfoot Leon.

The closing performance The Will to Build, a theater production by Theater du Pif with British video artist Burst TV, interviews property tycoons, construction workers, architects, feng shui masters and politicians, the press release said.

Apart from performances, the festival offers multi-media installations, workshops, demonstrations, meet-the-artist sessions and outdoor performances.

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