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"SiDance 2021" Will Kick Off in Seoul on Oct. 16
14 Nations Attend S. Korea's Largest Dance Festival
"SiDance 2021"

"SiDance 2021," South Korea's largest global dance festival, will run at major arts centers in its capital city of Seoul between Oct. 16 (Saturday) and Nov. 14 (Sunday), 2021, announced the Seoul Section of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO, the organizer of the nation's most important dance event.

This year the 24th Seoul International Dance Festival (SiDance 2021) will be attended by 82 dance troupes and choreographers from 14 countries from Europe, North America, and Asia.

The participating countries are South Korea, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Israel, France, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Canada (Québec), Singapore, and China. The dance companies will present 84 dance pieces in "SiDance 2021."

A total of 84 dance performances include various programs: Regional Dance Special, Focus Benelux, International Performances, Domestic Performances, International Collaboration produced by SIDance, and Who’s Next by Quebec Dance Online.

Chairman Lee Jong-Ho of the Seoul Section of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO. He is also the artistic director of SiDance.
They will be staged at such places as Main Hall, Daehakro Arts Theater, Jayu Theater, Seoul Arts Center, Grand Theater, Mary Hall of Sogang University, Oil Tank Culture Park, and Shinchon Arts Space.

"It is highly meaningful that major international dance festival is taking place in spite of coronavirus pandemic," said Lee Jong-Ho, the artistic director of SiDance. "We are bridging the whole world through SiDance"

Lee also serves as chairman of the Seoul Section of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO, the organizer of the nation's most important dance event.

Lee, journalist-turned-art promoter, has been leading "SiDance" group, the Seoul Section of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO for nearly a quarter of a century.

"SiDance 2021" has been supported by Seoul City Administration, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Dutch Performing Art, Trois C-L. Wallonies-Bruxelles International.be, Hansung Mall, Perrier, Italian Cultural Center, and the Representative of Quebec Government.

The international dance event has also been sponsored by such foreign embassies in Seoul as the Belgium Embassy, the Netherlands Embassy, and the Israeli Embassy.

Seoul International Dance Festival 2021

Date: Oct. 16-Nov. 14, 2021

Place

Main Hall, Daehakro Arts Theater / Jayu Theater, Seoul Arts Center / Grand Theater, Mary Hall, Sogang University/ Oil Tank Culture Park / Shinchon Arts Space

Programs

Regional Dance Special / Focus Benelux / International Performances / Domestic Performances / International Collaboration / Produced by SIDance / Who’s Next / Quebec Dance Online

Contents

82 dance companies/choreographers, 84 dance pieces, 14 countries (Korea, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Israel, France, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Canada (Québec), Singapore, China)

For the full schedule of "SiDance 2021" click this image.

Schedule

Grand Theater, Mary Hall, Sogang University

Daegu Arts Center & Gyeonggi Arts Center
Saturday, Oct. 16, 7:30 pm
Sunday, Oct. 17, 4:00 pm

Dance Jang Yoon-Na
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 pm

Crayon Dance Project
Thursday, Oct. 21, 7:30 pm

Performing Art The Momm
Thursday, Oct. 21, 7:30 pm

Main Hall, Daehakro Arts Theater

Cheongju City Dance Company
Friday, Nov. 5, 7:30 pm

Chang Yoo-Kyung Dance Company
Sunday, Nov. 7, 7:00 pm

Korean Dance - A Performance Series of Lineages
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 8:00 pm

Dance, Eat Song!
Friday, Nov.12, 8:00 pm

Jung Eun Hae Dance Korea
Sunday, Nov. 14, 7:30 pm

Jayu Theater, Seoul Arts Center

Kim Su-Jeong, Ilya Nikurov, Megan Doheny
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7:30 pm

Adele Goh X Kwon Hyuk, Mutdance Company, Art Project BORA
Friday, Oct. 29, 7:30 pm

Vilnius City Dance Theatre LOW AIR
Sunday, Oct. 31, 4:00 pm

H.K.L.&ISUM Dance Company
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 7:30 pm

Lali Ayguade
Friday, Nov. 5, 7:30 pm

Korean Dance - Traditional Dance Market
Saturday, Nov. 6, 7:30 pm

SiDance Tomorrow
Tuesday, Nov. 9, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 7:30 pm

New Perspectives on Opera
Friday, Nov. 12, 7:30 pm

Movement Factory
Sunday, Nov. 14, 4:00 pm

Oil Tank Culture Park

Thi-Mai Nguyen
Saturday, Oct. 23, Sunday, Oct. 24, 7:30 pm

Shinchon Arts Space

He Jin Jang Dance
Tuesday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Oct. 30, 7:30 pm

Online

Who's Next
Monday, Oct. 11-Sunday, Oct. 17

Quebec Dance Online
Saturday, Oct.16-Saturday, Oct. 23

Focus Benelux I
Friday, Oct. 22-Friday, Oct. 29

Focus Benelux II
Friday, Oct. 29-Friday, Nov. 5

International Performance
Friday, Nov. 5-Sunday, Nov. 14



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