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The Dance Review

Emma Hawley reports on the Formation World Cup at Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

9-10th March 2024

The recent Formation World Cup hosted at the Kings Hall in Stoke-on-Trent was an outstanding exhibition of talent and camaraderie. From the moment participants entered the venue, the air was filled with excitement and anticipation.

With a staggering attendance of 89 formation teams, including some as young as under 6 years old, the event boasted a diverse and vibrant array of dancers.

Under the expert guidance of Jason Parkinson, the event organiser, every aspect was meticulously planned to ensure maximum enjoyment. Parties featured at the competition, bringing playful elements such as confetti cannons, balloons, and even judges dressed in inflatable costumes.

But beyond the festivities, the true highlight was the incredible talent on display. Choreography crafted by dedicated and talented teachers was executed with passion and precision by remarkably skilled dancers. Each performance was a wonderful display of creativity and skill, captivating both judges and spectators alike.

The Kings Hall served as a magnificent backdrop, enhancing the grandeur of the event and adding to the overall ambiance.

The Formation World Cup showcased the remarkable unity, talent, and enjoyment that define the dance community. Undoubtedly, it made a lasting impression on all participants, paving the way for an exciting future in dance.

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