‘Joyous’ Jewish Inter-Schools Dance Festival launches

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‘Joyous’ Jewish Inter-Schools Dance Festival launches

Inaugural event featured 150 young performers from 12 Jewish primary schools in celebratory debut with community charity Kisharon

Pic: DWL 2023
Pic: DWL 2023

More than 150 talented dancers took to the stage to launch the first ever Jewish Inter-Schools Dance festival.

The event was organised by troupe Dancing With Louise, (DWL) held at JFS in Kenton and welcomed more than 350 family and friends to watch the children perform their hearts out.

The festival was held in association with community charity Kisharon.

DWL’s pupils represented 12 Jewish primary schools and gave performances across HipHop, Dance Gymnastics, Drama & Musical Theatre.

Pic: DWL, June 2023

DWL principle Louise Leach tells Jewish News: “We were thrilled to launch this exciting event, giving our school club students the chance to perform and showcase in front of family and friends what they have been learning in class.

“The positive energy and excitement on the day was so uplifting and the children had the best time performing. Supporting Kisharon who provide full time education for children with learning disabilities made the event even more meaningful”.

Pic: DWL, June 2023

Parents loved the event, with one mum commenting: “It was such a fun day out for the whole family! We loved seeing what the other schools were getting up to and celebrating each other’s successes. Well done to all the performers.”

DWL June 2023

Another mum said: “The children’s enthusiasm was infectious and it was a joy to witness their talents showcased on stage. I can’t express how grateful I am to have been part of such a wonderful event. It was a reminder of the power of dance to bring people together and create lasting memories!”

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