Hong Kong Dance Company and Freespace’s impressive work “Nine Songs” won two awards, “Outstanding Large-Scale Venue Dance Production” and “Outstanding Ensemble Dance Performance.”
Hong Kong Dance Company and Freespace won the Hong Kong Dance Awards “Outstanding Large-Scale Venue Dance Production” for “Nine Songs”. This is the first time co-organized by Hong Kong Dance Company and Freespace to perform the work “Nine Songs” by Lai Haining, who has never wavered in 30 years since 1991. Determination, professionalism and talent from the entire production team, the flawless combination of flawless choreography, soundtrack, design and performance, makes for an impressive production. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of “Nine Songs” and the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Hong Kong Dance Company, it was a perfect celebration. The dancers from the Hong Kong Dance Company received the Hong Kong Dance Awards for “Outstanding Ensemble Dance Performance” for “Nine Songs”. A group of dancers from the Hong Kong Dance Company performed this complex and large-scale work with flamboyant gestures and an emotional depth to Chinese dance traditions. This performance combines the unwavering commitment and energy of the entire dance company, and strikes the balance between the precise discipline and open indulgence pursued by the choreographers, and it is a dance masterpiece.