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Pole triumphs at Eurovision Dance Competition

Pole triumphs at Eurovision Dance Competition

Eighteen year-old Viktoria Nowak from Poland has won the 14th edition of the Eurovision Young Dancers Competition in Pilsen, the Czech Republic.

Nowak came ahead of nine other contestants, having won the final duel against Staša Tušar from Slovenia.

The Pole presented ‘A piece in old style' choreographed by Jacek Przybyłowicz, to music by the world-famous Polish composer Henryk Mikołaj Gorecki (1933-2010). She collected EUR 7,000 in prize money.

Wiktoria Nowak is this year’ s graduate of the ballet school in Poznań. In the past few seasons, she has taken part in several ballet productions in the city’s Grand Theatre.

Thanks to her victory, the next edition of the Eurovision Young Dancers Competition, in two years’ time, will be held in Poland.

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