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Hip-hop meets mime in France

French street dancers getting ready for this year's annual hip-hop dance festival in a suburb of Paris are fusing elements of mime and circus performance with some of their hip-hop moves.

French street dancers are getting ready for this year's annual hip-hop dance festival in the Parisian suburb of Suresnes.

With street dance taking central stage in the French art world alongside classical and contemporary styles, many dancers are starting to fuse elements as far-removed as mime and circus performance with some of their hip-hop moves.

Henri Astier reports.

  • 07 Jan
  • From the section Europe