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Wales will be hosting the 2016 British Dance edition as the National Dance Network announces that Cardiff venues will be welcoming dance companies, dancers and choreographers from across the UK to the showcase event from 17 20 March 2016. The announcement follows a successful bid from a consortium consisting of Coreo Cymru, Wales Millennium Centre, National Dance Company Wales, Chapter Arts Centre and Sherman Cymru. This will be the first time British Dance Edition comes to Wales since it was launched in 1998. British dance editions, am initiative of the National Dance Network, offers the chance for selected dance artists and companies to meet and network, while offering promoters and venues the opportunity to see some of the most exciting dance work being made in the UK.

Carole Blade from Coreo Cymru said:Hosting British Dance Edition represents an unprecedented occasion in the Cardiff performing arts calendar with up to 350 delegates expected to attend the four day event which will showcase up to 40 UK dance companies and artists.

While the event is aimed at producers and promoters, a number of tickets to performances will go on sale to the wider public.

Further information about British Dance Edition can be found at: www.britishdanceedition.com