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W Kelowna dancers take 1st

A troupe of West Kelowna dancers have won the Junior Grand Prix at the New Prague Dance Festival in the Czech Republic.

The 43 dancers, aged 9-17, from Dance City Academy Tour Group, embarked on a European tour two weeks ago that included London, Berlin and Prague.

It was the first time for Canadian dancers at the three-day Prague competition, which included other dancers from around the world including; the U.S., South Africa, Belgium, Malta and many more.

On July 6th, Dance City Academy’s tour group was awarded first place in the Junior Grand Prix and given 500 euros ($734).

Their teachers were awarded 2nd place for the Pedagogy of Dance award.

In Berlin, the dancers took part in the International Folklore Avalanche Festival where they were well received. 



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