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21st Hong Kong Dance Awards – Call for Nominations
1 November 2018, Hong Kong – Hong Kong Dance Alliance (HKDA) announces the Call for Nominations for the 21st Hong Kong Dance Awards. The Hong Kong Dance Awards were established in 1999 to pay tribute to outstanding work by individual artists and dance organizations in new productions throughout the year, as well as acknowledge distinction in other activities related to dance and the Hong Kong dance community.
Call for Nominations
Nominations in twelve award categories are open for submission by anyone – from dance practitioners to audience members. All Hong Kong dance artists and practitioners, and any persons contributing to Hong Kong dance productions are eligible as nominees. Following the close of nominations, a shortlist, determined by balloting distinguished experts in the dance field, will be announced in early 2019. To further enhance the representativeness and diversity of the Awards, this year’s Expert Panels have been expanded as in previous years. The candidates of the “Emerging Choreographer Award” established last year will be nominated by the Expect Panel and Executive Committee members of the HKDA.
21st Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation & Gala Performance
The Awards will be announced and presented at The 21st Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation & Gala Performance, which will be held at Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium on 18 April 2019 (Thursday). Artists honoured in the past include companies such as City Contemporary Dance Company, Hong Kong Ballet, Hong Kong Dance Company, and Unlock Dancing Plaza; choreographers such as Helen Lai, Mui Cheuk-yin, Yang Yuntao and last year’s Emerging Choreographer, K.T. Yau.
The nomination period closes on 3 January 2019 (Thursday). 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.
21st 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
For Hong Kong Dance Awards 2019 Procedures and Rules guidelines, please click here.
For complete Press Release, please click here.
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