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Congratulations to our 2014 World Champions

Many congratulations to our 2014 World Champions: Erin Blair, California – World Juvenile Champion, Abbie MacNeil, Glasgow – World Junior Champion, and Marielle Lesperance, Ontario – World Adult Champion.
Photograph courtesy of Ronnie Cairns.

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2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Congratulations to our Champion Dancers who performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow.

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The Big Commonwealth Dance – Beats for Peace

As part of The Big Dance Weekend (12 – 13 July 2014) and to mark the closing of the first ever Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival (10 – 12 July 2014), this major dance commission by internationally renowned choreographer Rafael Bonachela will take place in Buchanan Street, Glasgow.

Get Scotland Dancing and Big Dance are looking for 2014 dancers to take part in this exciting global site-specific event which connects three international cities – London, Glasgow and Sydney in celebration of the Commonwealth Games and to create a new dance film.

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Celebrating 50 years of teaching

Congratulations to Betty Turkington and Dorothy Young, who have recently celebrated 50 years of teaching.  Betty and Dorothy were presented with a certificate at the March SOBHD meeting.

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Celebrating 60 years of teaching

Jeanette Jamieson, Irene Miller and Wilma Tolmie have all recently celebrated 60 years of teaching. Congratulations to all three ladies for achieving such a wonderful milestone.

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Christine Lacey receives her MBE from Prince Charles

Christine was awarded her MBE in the 2014 New Years honours list…

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Christine Aitken celebrates 50 years of teaching

Congratulations to Christine Aitken, who recently celebrated 50 years of teaching.  Christine was presented with a certificate at the November 2013 SOBHD meeting.

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Congratulations, Christine Lacey

Many congratulations to SOBHD Chairman Christine Lacey, who has been awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Years honours list for services to Scottish Highland Dancing.

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Celia Orr, 2013 Atholl Clasp Recipient

Congratulations to Celia Orr, who has been awarded the Atholl Clasp for 2013.  Celia was presented with her award by the SOBHD Chairman, Christine Lacey, at the 2013 SOBHD AGM.

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