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Cloud Gate to host free outdoor show at Hsinchu City Hall on Saturday

Taipei, Aug. 31 (CNA) Taiwan’s Cloud Gate Dance Theater will host a free outdoor performance of its production “13 Tongues” this Saturday night in front of Hsinchu City Hall.

The show, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is the sixth and final performance to be held as part of Hsinchu’s 2022 Summer Arts and Culture Festival, deputy mayor Chen Chang-hsian said Wednesday. said in a press release. .

In 13 Tongues, which premiered in 2016, Cloud Gate artistic director Chen Tsun-Long explores childhood memories of the bustling street life of Taipei’s Bangjia district (now Wanhua District). Written based on

The title of the piece comes from the legendary street artist and storyteller who was named because he could use different voices to represent different characters.

The show’s dance arrangements are set to Taiwanese folk songs, Taoist chants, and electronica music, with colors, shapes, and images projected onto the stage.

Due to the forecast of rain from the outside of Typhoon No. 19 on Saturday, those planning to attend the event should check the website of the Hsinchu City Cultural Affairs Bureau in advance to confirm whether the performance will be held as scheduled. please.

https://focustaiwan.tw/culture/202208310019 Cloud Gate to host free outdoor show at Hsinchu City Hall on Saturday

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