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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
Ref NoBB/E/4/3
TitleGreek Dance Festival of Youth 1948 at Rudolf Steiner Hall and performance at the Scala Theatre
DateMay 1948
DescriptionEvidence of the first of an Annual Festival of Greek Dancing (held to commemorate 25 years since the founding of the Greek Dance Association) and also a subsequent performance, reported as the Greek Dance Association's 'first public performance since before the war'.
The Competition Finals of the Greek Dance Festival of Youth took place at the Rudolf Steiner Hall on 28 May 1948 and were adjudicated by Ginner as shown by a programme which also shows that the Finals were made up of group dances from three age groups, 7-10 years, 10-14 years, and 14-18 years.
Also a leaflet for a matinee at the Scala Theatre 29 May 1948, a picture from the May edition of Dancing Times; and newspaper cuttings announcing the performance and Festival; entry form for the Festival; certificate (undated) of a Pass at the Festival of Youth, signed by Ginner.
Extent6 items
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P1294Ginner; Ruby Mary Adeline (1886-1978); dance practitioner1886-1978
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