"PADIYUN EURO-DANCE" was held in Uzhgorod (PHOTOS)
The eighth in total and the first international festival-contest of children and youth dancing PADIYUN-EURO DANCE 2013 took place in Uzhgorod.
24 participating teams, including international ones, presented over 30 dance numbers on the stage of the regional Palace of Children and Youth Creativity.The contest took place in two stages: the first one - the competition, the second one - the solemn awarding ceremony and performances of the best teams. In total, the dance festival was attended by over 300 participants from Slovakia, Chernivtsi, Khmelnitsky, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Volyn, Transcarpathian regions and the city of Simferopol. The organizers emphasize that the goal of the competition is to promote choreography, aesthetic education and support gifted children. Dancers competed in two categories: modern and traditional choreography. In each category there were three age groups. So, 18 teams received awards of the festival. Members of the jury noted the high level of dancers from Transcarpathia, namely from districts.
The main winner of the festival-contest this year became the folk-art group of the acrobatic rock and roll ensemble "Grand-Vivat" from the Kharkiv Palace of Children and Youth Creativity.
On October 12, the winners will go to Slovakia, the city of Stara Lybovnya, where there wil be the gala concert of "PADIYUN-EURO DANCE 2013".