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Folk Music and Dance

Min-On has presented several series of folk and dance displays, including the “Performing Arts of China,” ”Musical Voyage Along the Silk Road,” “Musical Voyage Along the Marine Road,” “Tango” series, as well as folk dance and music ensembles from around the globe.

Musical Voyage Along the Silk Road

Bulgarian Folk Music and Dance Troupe “Pirin” in 1994

Georgian National Dance & Song Ensemble “Rustavi” in 2018

The Jordanian National Folklore Group in 2008

Folk Music and Dance from around the World:

1971   The Ceylon National Dancers from Sri Lanka


1972   Ranga-Sri Little Ballet Troupe from India


1973   The Royal Classical Javanese Dance Group of the Sultanate of Jogyakarta from Indonesia (Performance also in 1995)


1975   The National Dance Ensemble of Pakistan


1977   The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble


1978   Ballet Folklórico de Mexico (also in 2002)


1981   The Bangladesh National Dance and Music Group


1987   Royal Thai Classical Dance Troupe from Thailand (also in 1992 & 2006)


1988   The People’s Association Cultural Troupe and Chinese Orchestra from Singapore


1988   The Festival of India in Japan—Commemorative Performances of Indian Classical Dance and Folk Music


1988   Ballet Folklórico Nacional de Colombia


1989   Indian Eternal Music & Dance


1989   The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts


1990   Ballet Folklórico Nacional de Chile


1992   The National Troupe of Nigeria


1992   The Festival of the Joint ASEAN Performing Troupe (Six Southeast Asian nations: Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, and Malaysia participated)


1992   Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba


1994   The Mongolian National Song and Dance Ensemble (also in 1996)


1994   The Iran Folk Music Ensemble


1994   Bulgarian Folk Music and Dance Troupe “Pirin”


1995   Amampondo from South Africa


1997   Indonesian Traditional Dance and Music Ensemble, Kabumi


1999   Barranquilla Folklore Dance Troupe from Columbia


1999   Ballet Folklorico Nacional de Argentina


1999   The Asia Peace and Arts Festival (Seven Asian countries and region: China, Indonesia, Korea, Myanmar, Thailand, and Taiwan participated also in 2001 and 2005)


2001   The Sakha National Folklore Music and Dance Group Khotugu Slus from Russia


2002   The Cambodian Royal Ballet


2004   Lyceum Club of Greek Women from Greece


2004   Ensemble Russkaya Melodia from Russia (annually from 1992 through 1996, also in 1999 and 2003)


2004   Ensemble Russkaya Melodia from Russia (annually from 1992 through 1996, also in 1999 and 2003)


2005   Bulgarian National Folklore Ensemble Philip Koutev and Trio Theodosii Spassov


2008   The Jordanian National Folklore Group


2009   The Traditional Performing Arts Troupe from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan


2010   The Mongolian Folk Music Group with OYUNAA (Mongolian Singer)


2010   Russian Folk Ensemble


2011   Gyeonggi Provincial Dance Company


2012   Hawaiian Music & Hula Dance


2012   The Seoul Performing Arts Company


2012   Uma Dogra and Indian Classical Dance Troupe


2014   “Téada” The Traditional Irish Music Group


2014   SHIN KAN GAKU from South Korea


2014   Jiang Jianhua (a Chinese stringed instrument “Niko”)


2014   Myanmar Arts Troupe


2015   Perunika Trio from Bulgaria


2016   Jamaica Café from Indonesia and Inspi from Japan


2016   “Bayanihan” The Philippine Dance Company


2016   Min-On Global Session “GEN”, Strings musician from Nepal, Spain and Japan

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