Amy Clark (Port Alberni) and Fiona MacDonald (Victoria) dance the Lilt during the Open Highland Dance Competition at the Athletic Hall on Saturday, April 14. ELENA RARDON PHOTO

Highland Dancing kicks off in Port Alberni

40th annual dance competition was a hit

The Port Alberni Highland Dancers Association hosted its 40th annual Open Highland Dance Competition on Saturday.

The event brought dancers from Port Hardy to Victoria to the Alberni Athletic Hall to showcase their skills.

Competitors ranged in age from four years and up, demonstrating a wide selection of traditional highland dances and choreographed selections.

See a video with highlights from Saturday’s event below.

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