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Funding Cuts Could Impact Durham's Dance Festival

Posted June 22, 2007 7:52 p.m. EDT

— Funding cuts in Argentina could impact Durham's American Dance Festival.

About 14 dancers from Argentina are supposed to perform in the festival for five days with two performances each night.

Argentina's government has cut their travel funding. ADF officials are trying to get reduced flights to get the dancers here.

The festival is world renowned and brings in top modern-dance professionals. It has also attracted more than 400 students from 41 states and 21 countries.

The festival runs through July 21.