The renowned aboriginal dance troupe, Descendance, from Australia will be performing from Northern Central to Southern part of Vietnam this coming April. Their tour destinations will include Hue, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City.
Since its birth in 1993, Descendance, previously named Ngaru - meaning 'shake a leg' - has acted as an umbrella for budding native artists of not just dance and music but also painting and many other art fields to develop their talent. The dance troupe as part of Descendance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dance Theatre has performed in many famous events worldwide, from the Sydney Olympics in 2000 to the International Indigenous Forum in France 2006.
In Vietnam, Descendance dance troupe will be on stage mainly during Hue Festival 2012 and another two additional events. the itinerary for the group will be as follows:
April 7: Perform in the opening ceremony for Hue Festival
April 13: Danang University of Technology
April 16: Ho Chi Minh City Youth House (4 Pham Ngoc Thach, District 1)
Performance in Danang is open to students and in Ho Chi Minh City, free tickets will be ready to pick up from Australian Consulate General on 20th floor, Vincom Center, 47 Ly Tu Trong, District 1 before March 31st.
More information about Descendance can be found on their website: www.descendance.com.au