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ESDC 2011 Blues

June 18, 2011 by Jo

Some videos from last night:

Slow Strictly

I wanted to watch Skye and Frida, but unfortunately we were in the same heat.

Finalists (I don’t know all the follower’s names, so I’m leaving them all out):

Skye
Todd
Fabian
Gaston
Chris
Tim

Solo Blues Prelims:

I lucked out when Michael Gamble, Our fabulous DJ, played this song because I have a fan dance to the song and therefore felt fine to faff about and just listen to the music. Yeah for music I know!!

Solo Blues Finals

So….yeah. In the second round out, let’s say I was drunk enough to know I should take my shoes off, but sober enough to remember to take them when I left. I adore Augustina from Argentina (the girl who danced before me). My money is on her. Her movement and musicality are inspiring. I wish I had danced like she did, but all I really did was walk around. I’m fine with the job I did; perhaps next time I’ll actually train and get something together.

Congratulations to all the competitors!!


2 Comments »

  1. [...] was advertised to some of the dancers as a “Slow Strictly” – certainly Jo Hoffberg’s blog post refers to it as such and it seems to have been judged as [...]

  2. [...] person’s answer would be Frida. Even Jo Hoffberg, arguable one of the top 5 women in the scene, noted with disappointment that she had to miss Frida dance because they were in the same [...]

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