Hip-hop Performance “The Roots” to show in Vietnam

Friday, 2019-04-05 13:39:40
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A scene from the Hip-hop Performance “The Roots”
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NDO – Vietnamese audiences will have an opportunity to enjoy the hip-hop performance named “The Roots” by the well-known French Choreographer Kader Attou, at the Youth Theatre, No. 11 Ngo Thi Nham Street, in Hanoi, on April 13.

The performance is one of the important events within the framework of Krossing Over arts festival 2019 in Vietnam.

Launched in 2013 in La Rochelle city, France, the hip-hop performance "The Roots" immediately resonated in France as well as many cities and countries around the world.

Music also plays a very important role in "The Roots". The work use music of Brahms, Glazunov and electro music.

"The Roots" has been performed at prestigious stages across France and around the world, such as the US, Israel, Italy, Finland, Czech Republic, Belarus, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Norway. In Vietnam, "The Roots" will also show at Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on April 10.

It seems that Choreographer Kader Attou inscribes into his work the talent and virtuosity of each of the eleven dancers in the group. The piece calls on the story of each person, each dancer with their own richness and uniqueness. It tells us a story of popular cultures and crossed memories.

Born in 1974 on the outskirts of Lyon, France, Choreographer Kader Attou is currently the Director of the La Rochelle National Choreography Center.