【Greater Bay Dance Festival】Call for local submissions

The first edition of the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Dance Festival” is scheduled to take place at Shenzhen Longgang District Cultural Center, from December 4 to 8, 2020.

As one of the co-organizers, we sincerely look forward to and would like to invite local dance artists to present their new short dance works in the Showcase platform of the Greater Bay Dance Festival, to demonstrate Hong Kong’s creative power to artists and dance practitioners in Chinese mainland as well as around the globe.

Showcase is an open platform especially catered for young choreographer to showcase his/her original works.  And the Festival is now accepting submission for selection.

The Festival Organizing Committee will then collectively pick and choose works to be invited to perform during the Festival’s Showcase session. Successful participants will be exempted from registration fee and will receive the technical supports from a highly professional team.


  • Original choreography of an individual/group, of which the piece has not been presented at the Youth Dance Marathon of the Beijing Dance Festival
  • The piece has been completed
  • No longer than 15 mins duration 
  • Subject is open while it does not offend the standing Law of the People’s Republic of China


Submission Deadline
Now until midnight of October 15, 2020

Result Announcement
Selection will be announced in early November on the Festival’s website, Facebook, WeChat and Weibo. 

Participation Fees
Registration fee is ¥0.
Selected work will be invited to be showcased at the Festival.  

Performance Period
December 5 – 8, 2020, 17:00

Studio Theatre, Cultural Center of Shenzhen Longgang District

Submission Process

  1. Visit www.dancefestival-cn.com/showcase
  2. Click on Showcase online application and fill-out the form online
  3. Festival Organizing Committee will contact applicant via email within three working days after one’s submission
  4. As part of the selection process, applicant must provide all required materials as listed below through designated channels by October, 15, 2020.
    a) Video of complete piece (file size <200 Mb)
    b) Title & brief introduction of the piece (less than 200 words)
    c) Two high-resolution pictures of the piece (jpeg format of at least 1Mb each)
    d) ID/Passport scan/copy of each and every participant/participants of the group


  1. Artists/Performing groups of selected works will be considered as 2020 Greater Bay Dance Festival’s Showcase Artists and are required to follow assignment and scheduling provided by the Festival Organizing Committee.
  2. All publicity, planning, organization and promotion of the accepted works are organized and handled by Festival Organizing Committee.
  3. Performance venue and basic technical support (i.e. Standard rig, lighting and sound system) will be provided by Festival Organizing Committee.
  4. Invitation letter (for visa or funding application purpose) can be provided to applicants.
  5. The Festival Organizing Committee reserves the rights of final explanation and decision.


Participants are to arrange own stay, or request assistance from Organizing Committee; upon request, related charges & details will be provided later.


Participants to arrange own meals. There are a variety of F&B outlets available around the theater.

For any enquiries, please contact us by email: info@hkflsh.com.