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YUVA: South Asian Youth Dance Competition

Do you or your dance group have what it takes to win at YUVA 2015?

YUVA is Southbank Centre and Akademi’s Dance Competition showcasing the best South Asian youth dance from across the country. YUVA returns to Alchemy for the fourth time, bigger and better than ever with this additional competitive element.

Interested in taking part? Dancers may apply as a soloist, or as part of a group. The competition is split into the following dance categories: Kathak, Bharatanatyam and Other.

There are two age categories: Age 15 and under or Age 16 – 25. This spectacular event will take place on the prestigious Clore Ballroom at Southbank Centre in London.

To apply, please fill out the application form and equal opportunities form :
Application Form:
Equal Opportunities Form:

You will need to send an online link or DVD of you or your group with your application. This can be provided via the application form.

For any queries, contact Alton Brown at

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 26th April 2015.