First Ever Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Dance Festival concluded in Hyderabad

During the festival, over 100 artists from about 10 countries showcased their traditional and contemporary dance nuances.

Created On: Jan 16, 2017 16:30 IST

The first ever Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Dance festival concluded on 15 January 2017. The festival was inaugurated by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu at the Shilpakala Vedika in Hyderabad.

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Highlights of 1st Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Dance Festival

• It was aimed at introducing the unique diversities of the Asia Pacific region and sharing the joys that varied communities across this region feel while they dance.

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• The objective was to create a “bridge” between young people from different parts of the world through dance as an international language.

• Countries including the Maldives, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Philippines, Fiji, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Malaysia and India took part in the festival.

• Each country was encouraged to make their selection in a manner that would help them generate local programming and an enthusiasm for the young to channelize their energy in the arts.

• It was hosted by the Prasar Bharati, India’s Public Service Broadcaster.

About Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Dance Festival

• The Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) is a professional association of broadcasters in the Asia Pacific region.

• The ABU was established in 1964 to assist the development of broadcasting in the region.

• The association promotes the collective interests of television and radio broadcasters and encourages regional and international co-operation between broadcasters.

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