Kelsey-Rose Riachi (right) and Lily Simpson performing in the tap duo 13-20 years at the eisteddfod on Saturday.
Kelsey-Rose Riachi (right) and Lily Simpson performing in the tap duo 13-20 years at the eisteddfod on Saturday. Sarah Harvey

Curtain closes on eisteddfod

A HUGE day of dancing has wrapped up this year's Ipswich Junior Eisteddfod.

The day began with tap-dancing duos taking centre stage at the Ipswich Civic Centre to perform before judges and an enthusiastic audience of family, friends, performers and dance lovers.

With dancers from under-eights to 20-year-olds in three categories, the day brought out some of the region's best tap dancers.

The morning quickly moved from tap to song and dance, ballet, jazz and even to the entertainment acrobatic/novelty category.

The final afternoon session of the eisteddfod continued with duos and trios performing slow modern and up-tempo jazz dances before the final section, the cabaret/novelty duos and trios finished off the dance section.

The section was the final part of the Ipswich Junior Eisteddfod during which hundreds of young performers from across Ipswich and the south-east corner performed at the Civic Centre.

The competition has run across a variety of sections including drama, instrumental, vocal and dance.



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