All posts tagged "ballet"

  • Senior Men's gold medalist Jeong Hansol of the Republic of Korea performs a solo dance from "Don Quixote, Grand Pas de Deux," during the Awards Gala of the USA International Ballet Competition  in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, June 28, 2014. Dancers from around the world competed in the ballet competition, held every four years. The 2014 competition had 97 competitors vying for medals, scholarships, cash awards and company contracts in the "Olympic-style" competition. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
    Koreans shine in USA International Ballet Competition

    Jeong Hansol become the first Korean Ballerino to win senior division title  Jung Ga-yeon wins a bronze in senior ladies, Eum Jinsol a silver in junior men’s segment By Do Je-hae Koreans were a dominant force at the USA...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Kang Sue-jin, incoming director of the Korea National Ballet, speaks during a news conference in Seoul, Wednesday. 
(Courtesy of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism)
    Kang vows distinctive style at national ballet

    By Do Je-hae There have been many instances of a star dancer taking the helm of a ballet company after retirement. In the case of Kang Sue-jin, however, few in Korea had expected her to repatriate after...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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