Dancers from Qatar to compete in China Line Dance competition

Published on 5 November 2018 at 09:29

Siobhan Dunn at the World Championship

By Anisha Bijukumar | The Peninsula Online

Doha: Three ‘country line dancers’ from Doha will be representing Qatar at the China Cup International Line Dance Open Competition. 

Siobhan Dunn, Zara Dunn and Linus Backstrom, all students of Dance Doha studio, will be heading to China on Wednesday to take part in the competition that will be held from November 8 to 13. 

Linus Backstrom

A student at Doha College, Zara is a winner of the Rising Star Female World Champ 2018, while Siobhan, an architect, and Linus, a forensic planning consultant, are the Superstar Female and Male World Champ 2018 respectively.   

Yvonne Dunn, co-owner of Dance Doha, and parent to Siobhan and Zara, says, "We are pretty excited about representing Qatar at the competition. The kids have been representing UK till now but since they moved to Doha we thought of representing Qatar this time."  

Yvonne and her husband Steven Dunn, professional dancers and former world champions, are also invited to co-judge the competition in China.   

The Qatar team will be competing against teams from USA, China, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, Italy and Mexico.


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