The 2018 Dance Xchange: The Philippine International Dance Workshop and Festival will be held in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on April 26-30.
Dance Xchange is a flagship project of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts National Committee on Dance led by Shirley Halili Cruz.
The festival will be mounted at the Lamberto Macias Sports and Cultural Center in Dumaguete and in various venues all over Negros Oriental.
Dance Xchange gathers dancers, teachers and choreographers from the Philippines and other countries.
Participating dance groups come from South Korea, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, India, China, Bangladesh, Russia, Turkey and Poland.
It provides a venue for exchange of ideas, networking and cultural dialogues.
Dance performances will showcase unique dances of each country.
Dance Xchange is celebrated in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 154 declaring the last week of April as “National Dance Week” in the Philippines.