Tao Dance Theater & Norrlandsoperan
On stage is one of China’s most celebrated dance companies, with a performance slated to open Umeå’s year as European Capital of Culture. Featuring live music in a mix of electro and yoik by one of China’s indie folk rockers, paired with indigenous Sami musicians. Ancient traditions meet contemporary aesthetics.
For the past two years, the dancers and musicians have been thrashing out ideas in different parts of each other’s country; from the small town of Saxnäs in northern Lapland to the massive metropolis of Beijing.
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