A splendid performance at the invitation of Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee
A choreography by the legendary Korean musician Kook Soo Ho, one of the directors at the ceremonies of 1988 Seoul Olympic
At the invitation of Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee, the celebrated South Korean choreographer Kook Soo-ho, along with his Didim Dance Company, will first tour China to present their choreography Sky Dance at the Olympic Park. And again they will present this splendid choreography at Forbidden City Concert Hall on August 15. Kook Soo-ho said: "Olympic is a peace-themed event, so is the Sky Dance. It will present the harmony of human being through drum assemble.¡±
Kook Soo Ho is a legendary Korean musician, and his troup, Kook Soo Ho Didim, is renowned for its exemplary presentations of Korean drumming. The troupe is perhaps best known for its performance during the ceremonies at the 1988 Olympics, held in Seoul. The drummers¡¯ ability to essay the harmony and purity of age-old Korean music while simultaneously uplifting their audience is stunning to experience.
Kook Soo-ho Didim Dance Company, founded in 1987 has made great achievements in Korean dance community for the past 15 years. It has been invited to perform in the celebration ceremony of the president inauguration, Winter Universiade, the performances held for the spirit of national holidays, National Sports Festival and celebration performances of social organizations thus inspiring not just the audience of the theater but also the audience of the general public.
A dance artist, Kook Soo-ho, founded Didim Dance Company, which is composed of 35 members and 20 co-members. Through having more than 100 performances abroad and more than 1000 performances in Korea it has been recognized of its outstanding artistic competence, variety and organization. The repertoire of Didim Dance Company ranges over traditional dance and modern dance. And it is the only private dance company that possesses and performs the creative dance, drum dance as well as dance plays.
Remarks: Tickets for Sky Dance by Kook Soo-ho Didim Dance Company are available now!