'Dance for 12 Hours' joins Art Space series

A group of renowned dancers interacted with attendees through workshops, performances, lectures and even live video streaming.
'Dance for 12 Hours' joins Art Space series
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Xin Lili (center), head of Shanghai Ballet, guides a young ballerina during the activity "Dance for 12 Hours."

The interactive event “Dance for 12 Hours” was held at Shanghai International Dance Center on Sunday.

The event was part of the Art Space series, which is a core feature of the annual China Shanghai International Arts Festival.

A group of renowned dancers, including Xin Lili, Tan Yuanyuan, Huang Doudou and Zhu Jiejing, interacted with attendees through workshops, performances, lectures and even live video-streaming during the day.

The activity revealed backstage stories. The participants not only appreciated two dance performances but also got a glimpse of their rehearsals.

A variety of events such as a dance photography exhibition, an art fair and a dancing flash mob allowed people to enjoy the charm of dance beyond the boundary of theater.

'Dance for 12 Hours' joins Art Space series
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Children take part in a dancing flash mob outside the Shanghai International Dance Center.

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