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A look at the history of dance throughout the provinces of South Africa

Eastern Cape In 1820 a strong contingent of Settlers from Britain arrived in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.   There were many Scottish families amongst them.   These families settled initially in the area between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown. In 1883 the Port Elizabeth Scottish Association was formed  –  the very first Caledonian Society to be formed in […]

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The South African International Tattoo

A group of passionate people sat around a table one evening with one thing in common, a dream to stage a Tattoo in South Africa. After many meetings, hard work and planning, the SA Tattoo at Monte Casino was a reality. The arrival of a number of huge trucks loaded with equipment confirmed that the […]

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RSA Inter-provs

This event is held bi-annually and was introduced in 2000 and is presently the only Closed Championship in South Africa. Each region has an opportunity to host the event, in rotation. The event includes all dancers, pre-premier, premier and championship and incorporates a choreography competition. Due to financial constraints, in November 2012, the members of […]

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2012 Oscar Awards

13 – 15 Years 1st             Shannon Anderson, Gauteng 2nd        Caitlin Tribelhorn 3rd        Catheriyn Goodwin, W.Cape 4th        Yael Raeburn, Gauteng 5th        Gillian Fietze, Gauteng 6th        Nicole Midgley, W.Cape 16 & 17 Years 1st      Cendra Williams, Gauteng 2nd      Daina Johnstone, W.Cape 3rd       Kate Ellis, W.Cape 4th       Taryn Ballentine, W.Cape Adult 18 & Over 1st      Gillian O’leary, Gauteng 2nd      […]

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2012 SA Champs

Winners (right to left): Adult – Gillian O’Leary 16 – 18 years – Cendra Williams 7 – 15 years – Shannon Anderson All from Gauteng  

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