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20th Hong Kong Dance Awards – Call for Nominations and New Award
1 November 2017, Hong Kong – Hong Kong Dance Alliance (HKDA) announces the Call for Nominations for the 20th Hong Kong Dance Awards. Marking 20 years of excellence, Hong Kong Dance Awards pay tribute to outstanding work of individual artists and dance organizations in productions throughout the year, as well as acknowledge distinction in other activities related to dance and the Hong Kong dance community. Artists honored in the past include Lau Siu Ming, Willy Tsao, Helen Lai, Yuri Ng, Mui Cheuk Yin, Jean Wong, Aaron Kwok, and Jackie Chan. The 20th Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation & Gala Performance will be held at Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium on 20 April 2018 (Friday).
Call for Nomination
Nominations in twelve award categories are open for submission by anyone – from dance practitioners to audience members. Following the close of nominations, a shortlist, determined by balloting distinguished experts in the dance field, will be announced in early 2018. As in previous years, this year’s Expert Panels have been expanded to further enhance the representativeness and diversity of the Awards.
Emerging Choreographer Award
To celebrate this special anniversary, the Hong Kong Dance Alliance Executive Committee are pleased to announce the establishment of an additional award intended to draw attention to the work of new choreographers. The candidates of “Emerging Choreographer Award” will be nominated by the Expect Panel and Executive Committee members of the HKDA, the recipient will be announced at the Presentation.
Nominations close on 3 January 2018 (Wed). Interested parties can complete the Nomination Form and submit via 1) email, 2) Google Form, or 3) by post to 7/F, 26-28 Tai Yau Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon by 6pm on or before that day.
20th Hong Kong Dance Awards
Call for Nomination in the Following Awards Categories
Outstanding Large Venue Production (with more than 750 seats)
Outstanding Medium Venue Production (with 250 to 750 seats)
Outstanding Small Venue Production (with less than 250 seats)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer
Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer
Outstanding Ensemble Performance
Outstanding Lighting and/or Visual Design
Outstanding Set and/or Costume Design
Outstanding Music Composition and/or Sound Design
- Outstanding Dance Education, Youth Dance, Community Dance, or Environmental Dance
- Outstanding Services to Dance
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