Friday, 16 August 2013

Intervarsity: Formation

Every year, a different University hosts a ballroom and latin dancing competition with various sections including latin, ballroom, team dance and formation. This year, I decided to be part of the UCT formation dance. We spent a lot of time practicing the moves and making sure we got our lines and steps right with the help of our coach Iliana.

This year, only four Universities competed, namely: University of Cape Town, University of Stellenbosch (Maties) and University of Pretoria (Tuks). Our formation was based on the 1920s theme with a bit of Charleston, Milonga, Waltz and the Viennese. Maties had a rumba and slow foxtrot formation while Tuks had a bit of everything including the ballroom tango, Samba, Rumba and Paso.

Here are the links to the 3 formations:

Tuks Formation

Maties Formation

UCT formation

I am happy to say that we won the formation category (As I do a victory cha-cha :) )

Below is an image of my team, our coach and I in our formation outfits while we took pictures.

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