NYT: TWIN KINGDOMS – A CURIOUS SHOW FROM THE BALKANS

Society | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00

New York Times published a long review of the premiere of “Twin Kingdoms,” that was staged in New York at the City Center on November 24th. The newspaper writes that the event is a “curious show from Bulgaria that combined Balkan folk dances and elements of rhythmic gymnastics.” “The men are brilliant in the Bulgarian chain dances, pushing their pretzel-twisted legs down into exceptionally fast foot-crossing steps. The bare-legged women occasionally join in witty versions of the folk dances but mainly show off the distinctive elements of rhythmic gymnastics: twirling with juggling clubs, performing ribbon dances and rolling red balls along their bodies,” the New York Times writes.

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