Event Bahok
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Venue Festival Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event OzAsia Festival 2009
First Date 16 October 2009
Opening Date 16 October 2009
Last Date 17 October 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Named aft er a Bengali word meaning ‘carrier’, bahok explores the ways in which the body carries national identity and a sense of belonging. Th e eight dancers from diverse cultures, traditions and dance backgrounds – Chinese, Korean, Indian, Slovakian, South African and Spanish – act out their att empts to communicate through dramatic dance and spoken vocabulary as they wait out their airport limbo. Th eir destination is unknown.
Primary Genre Dance
Organisations
Production Nationality China
England
Data Source
Source Description
Web https://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/media/2226/ozasia-brochure-2009.pdf
Newspaper
Event Identifier 82812