TARI 2002

The Akademi Seni Kebangsaan and Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism are pleased to announce the 5th International Dance Festival, TARI 2002 – celebrating Asian Dance!

This year the festival will take on a new look as it tours to Penang, Ipoh and Kuantan before making a final performance in Kuala Lumpur. In the meantime, various local dance companies will perform in Kuala Lumpur. In addition, local and international teachers will conduct workshops.

Countries that will participate include (subject to change):
India: Mamata Shankar Ballet Troupe
China: China Eldous Dance and Song Troupe (Inner Mongolia Province)
Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City
Singapore: LaSalle College of the Arts

Festival Dates: 4-12 October 2002
Performance Venue (Kuala Lumpur): Dewan TAR, MTC, Jalan Ampang
Time: 8.30 pm
Tickets: RM 20.00

For information on the workshops see TARI 2002 Workshops


6/10/2002 (Sun):
Opening of TARI 2002 in Penang with a performance by the companies from India, China and Vietnam as well as Malaysia’s Akademi Seni Kebangsaan (ASK)

7/10/2002 (Mon):
Performance by the international companies and ASK in Ipoh

8/10/2002 (Tue):
Opening of TARI 2002 in Kuala Lumpur with a performance featuring:
· Red Hot Dancers
· P’nang Dance Station
· CrossRoads Dance Ensemble
· Ellie-Zhou Ballet Studio
· Hainan Association

9/10/2002 (Wed):
Performance 2 in Kuala Lumpur featuring:
· Xu Ri Dancers
· Sasha Bashir
· Gema Nusantara
· Angkatan Seni Baru NS
· Jasni Abdul Hamid

10/10/2002 (Thu):
Performance by the international companies and ASK in Kuantan

Performance 3 in Kuala Lumpur featuring:
· Dancezap Production
· Mun Lee
· Sheela Raghavan
· Dancesteps Studio
· Weijun

11/10/2002 (Fri):
Performance 4 in Kuala Lumpur featuring:
· Gan Chih Pei
· P’nang Dance Station
· Nyo-Ba & Dancers
· Kuala Lumpur Dance Theatre
· La Salle College of the Arts

12/10/2002 (Sat):
Kuala Lumpur performance by the international companies, Sel & KL Kwang Tung Association and ASK

For further information:
. call: Norhafilah at 03-2164 9180 ext 238/242
. email: gonzales@dancemalaysia.com
. fax: 03-2164 9186

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