Dancing at the Dome

Photo:An Irish troupe

An Irish troupe

Photo by Henry Bruce

Photo:Another photo of the parade

Another photo of the parade

Photo by Henry Bruce

Opening parade for International Dance World Cup, 1st July 2013

This year 2013 Brighton was host to the International Dance World Cup and the opening parade took place in Pavilion Gardens on 1st July. The photo, right, shows an Irish troupe just coming into view.

The week's competitions were held in Brighton Dome. Teams from dance schools throughout the world had entered - from Australia through to Ukraine - about 2,000 people altogether. Many countries had a number of different schools competing, the most being Germany with 29 and Spain with 28!

[Previously published in the North Laine Runner, No 223, July/August 2013]

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