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Genee International Ballet Competition 2009
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Author:  Francis Timlin [ Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:58 pm ]
Post subject:  Genee International Ballet Competition 2009

The Genee International Ballet Competition, sponsored by the Royal Academy of Dance, will be held in Singapore for the first time, September 9, 10 and 12, 2009. Tara Tan reports in the Straits Times:

Straits Times

Author:  LMCtech [ Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:39 am ]
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Singapore is a good company to cultivate a greater interest in ballet. They like to think of themselves as very cosmopolitan and ballet would seem very cultured to them. Besides, there is a lot of disposal income there that could easily go to ballet and ballet training.

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:08 pm ]
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Claudia Dean, from Australia's Gold Coast, has been awarded the Gold Medal at the Genee Competition 2009 in Singapore. A report on

According to the Royal Academy of Dance website, ten of twelve Genee Competition finalists are from Australia, plus one from Singapore and one from Japan, although the finalist from Japan has also studied at the Goh Academy (Vancouver, BC) and with Lynette Kelly, a noted Canadian RAD examiner.

Genee Competition Finalists

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Sep 17, 2009 1:32 pm ]
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Here is a report from Maye-E Wong, writing for the Associated Press from Singapore and reprinted in the San Francisco Chronicle. The closing paragraph includes the complete medalist roster.

SF Chronicle

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