The Gibraltar National Dance team made up of 19 dancers from various local dance groups leave for Germany tomorrow to participate in the 2016 World Show Dance Championships. The event which will be staged at the Erdgas Arena, in Riesa, Germany, will see 2,800 dancers from 26 countries taking part. Dancers will be travelling from five continents to join in this spectacular event organised by the International Dance Organisation (IDO).
The Gibraltar National Team are: Amy Guillem, Jyra Hendrick, Eva Guillem, Janella Johnson, Anna Jimenez, Amber Chichon, Siandayle Alman, Amy Avellano, Kayleigh Livingstone, Tracy Ward, Joelle Johnson, Chloe Hernandez, Janelle Alcantara, Jade Holman, Alexandra Ballantine, Louise Gonzalez, Alanna Bonavia, Jade Pau and Jenella Sodi.
Gibraltar will see these dancers represented in the Children, Junior and Adult divisions and in the Solo, Duet and Group sections. The National Team’s choreographers include: Lilian Montero, Gillaine Alman, Gerald Rodriguez, Jade Federico and Lauren Montero.
GNDO Vice-President Wendy Garro will be leading the National Team in Riesa, whilst GNDO President Seamus Byrne will be representing Gibraltar as an international adjudicator.
Wendy Garro said the GNDO was always proud to be able to send dancers to the World Show Dance Championships, especially this year that this event in Riesa is celebrating its 20th Anniversary.