Dance performance of the Mugunghwa Arts Association of South Korea during the opening of the 2018 Dance XChange hosted by the City of Dumaguete at the Negros Oriental Convention Center.

The 2018 Philippine International Dance Festival slated from April 26-30 was formally opened by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and Shirley Halili-Cruz, Founder of Dance Xchange with fifteen countries represented including 24 regional dance groups from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Members of the public are encouraged to watch for free the live performances and experience the foreign cultures as expressed in their distinct national dances in the following schedule:

APRIL 27 (FRIDAY)
1. Mabinay – China, Thailand and Bangladesh
2. Tanjay City – Indonesia and Turkey
3. Pamplona – Malaysia and Poland
4. Amlan – India, Hawaii and Japan

Dumaguete City PLAZA ESCANO @ 5:00PM
PANTAWAN, RIZAL BOULEVARD @ 7:00PM

APRIL 28 (SATURDAY)
1. Bayawan City – England and Korea
2. Valencia – China, Bangladesh and Malaysia
3. Bais City – Hongkong and China
4. Manjuyod – India and Hawaii

Dumaguete City – MANUEL L. QUEZON PARK @ 7:00PM

APRIL 29 (SUNDAY)
PANTAWAN, RIZAL BOULEVARD @ 7:00PM – Dumaguete City