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Big Dance London- 2010

May 31st, 2010

Big Dance London
Big Dance event takes place from 3rd July till 11th July, 2010. A week full of dance events and activities will take place in London. These events will be organized at various locations across London and it ends at the Trafalgar Square with a world dance extravaganza.

Big Dance London

Big Dance London

People of all ages can join in this fun filled event with workshops which will be happening throughout London. There will be plenty of activities which will keep you moving whether its ballroom, ballet, tango or tap dance. People from London can get in to the dance floor at various places like schools, theatres, cinemas and community centers. This will be a useful event for Londoners to make themselves fit during summer. It’s organized by the Mayor of London along with the Arts Council and the BBC. Various organizations like Sport England, Department of Culture, Media and Sport, Department of Health, and The British Heart Foundation provide support for this event.

The highlight of this event will be a mass choreographed dance for 10,000 people. Fans can also view contemporary and classical performances on London streets and its iconic landmarks. Most of the events are completely free to take part. This event will end with a massive finale in Trafalgar Square at 10th July. The previous event has set new world records for the largest number of dancers performed for one track of music. In 2010, the excitement will be more as dancers perform their stunning routine!

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Vail International Dance Festival-2010

May 24th, 2010

Vail International Dance Festival
The Vail Valley Foundation began to explore and expand its programming concepts in 1989. A four week summer academy named the Bolshoi academy was introduced in 1990 for the American students. Once the course is completed, four American students were allowed to study for a semester at the Bolshoi Academy, Moscow. In 1992, Katherine Kersten was engage a dance professional to direct and develop the project.

In 1993, the first International Evenings of Dance was created which featured couples representing international dance companies. Some of the world’s most popular dancers started performing in this event. Vail International Dance Festival was introduced in 1994. The 2010 Vail International Dance Festival will be held from July 27th till August 10th.

Vail International Dance Festival

Vail International Dance Festival

Venues:
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
The Arrabelle at Vail Square, Lionshead Village

Performances:

  • Savion Glover
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet
  • Broadway, Ballet & Beyond
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company
  • Dance for $20.10
  • BeijingDance / LDTX
  • UpClose: Stars of the 2010 International Evenings of Dance
  • International Evenings of Dance I
  • UpClose: The Art of Tango
  • International Evenings of Dance II
  • Ballroom 2010: Tango!
  • BreakEFX
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    New York Dance Parade – 2010

    May 19th, 2010

    New York Dance Parade
    New York dance parade will be held on May 22, 2010 at 1.00 pmwith over 70 dance styles, 200 dance organizations, and more than 10 thousand dancers on the streets of New York City .

    New York Dance Parade-2010

    New York Dance Parade-2010

    Each year they continue to expand and hold the same vision. They will move down Broadway, hula, swing and Irish through the Union Square and into the University Place. At Eighth Street they we will dance Salsa, Tango and Waltz East into Saint Marks Street. From there they will move to the DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park where they will come together and celebrate watching free dance performances, take dance lessons and enjoy a Dance Party.

    Their mission is to promote dance as an expressive art by performing all types of dance, educating the public and celebrate the diversity of dance. Come check out who’s already registered. Find if there’s a dance style you can’t see? If there’s a dance group that should be participating in this?

    Location:
    Grand stand location street
    Mark pl & 3rd Avenue,
    New york, NY 10003

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    Blackpool Dance Festival

    May 8th, 2010

    Blackpool Dance Festival-2010
    The much awaiting Blackpool dance festival has started and it will be held until 20th November, 2010.

    In 1920, the first Blackpool Dance Festival was held in Winter Gardens. Waltz, Two Step and Foxtrot were the dance sequences evolved at that period. There was one Competition each day and on the fourth night, one dance was chosen as the winner. It was decided that there would be no festival in 1927. In 1929, the festival was revived again.

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    Blackpool Dance Festival became more popular in 1931 with the introduction of the British Professional and Amateur Ballroom Championships. For the Amateur event about 250 preliminaries and 40 District Finals were held throughout the country. The winner of these gets a chance to dance in the Grand Final at Blackpool.

    British National Championships is the festival held in the Empress Ballroom for British competitors alone. Mrs.Ilett was one of the developed this festival as the most famous event in the world.

    Event Venue:
    Winter Gardens
    Church Street
    Blackpool
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    Event Dates:
    Blackpool Junior Dance Festival – 5th to 10th April
    Blackpool Dance Festival – 28th May to 4th June
    British National Dance Championships – 18th November to 20th November

    Dancers from all over the world started participating in this festival which made this the most famous event in the world.

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