WOW has turned all Simon Cowellish!
She is currently judging some of the regional heats in the fantastic Dance For life programme, run by the British Red Cross. Mind you, the tables will turn if WOW and Mark Foster put in a performance at the Grand Finale at the O2 venue in July. (Press release follows.)
O2 Hosts British Red Cross Dance for Life final
Over 5000 young people have signed up to take part in Dance for life this year creating Dance on Moving and thought provoking Global issues such as Child Soldiers, Haiti, HIV and climate change to name just a few.
Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, dance groups and youth groups from across the UK have signed up to be part of Dance for Life 2010. Young people from have been battling it out in heats across the country and finalists will be performing at the IndigO2 Rooms at the prestigious O2 Dome on July 18 for a chance to be crowned winners of the Dance for Life 2010. The events supported by Britain’s Got Talent Winners Diversity are open to all young people who love to dance, regardless of their ability.
Dance for life Project Manager, Laura Deacon, said: “By taking part in Dance for Life you could join the young performers from across the country who have already come together to do something amazing for charity and celebrate the work of the Red Cross through dance. This year the competition has gone nationwide so we hope to raise even more money for vulnerable people in crisis in the UK and overseas.”
Tickets are now on sale for the event at Ticketmaster.co.uk and there is still time to get involved in the most enjoyable fundraising dance event of the year and raise money for the lifesaving work of the British Red Cross.
Young performers can enjoy dancing while raising money for the world’s largest humanitarian network. Dance for Life is part of Youth Dance England’s national U.Dance programme, which aims to give every child and young person in England the opportunity to take part in a dance performance each year. Since 2006 over 10,000 young people have taken part in Dance for Life and have helped raise £165,000 for the Red Cross.
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. We enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives.