NW learners ace Diski Dance

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Rustenburg - School children around the Moruleng area in the North West joined in the 100 days countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup by taking part in the Diski Dance.

Dressed in their colourful t-shirts printed "Hoza 2010", the children learnt the dance that will be showcased to thousands of visitors coming to the country during the World Cup.

Provincial Diski leader, Vukile Rakgotla said the dance promotes South African soccer and it was a great way to show tourists coming to the country what they can expect.

She said the children were quick learners and "come 2010 FIFA World Cup, we will be ready to show it off to the world."

Chief of Bakgatla Ba Kgafela, Kgosi Nyalala Pilane was overwhelmed by the celebration. "This is something that is historical, we must take pride in such events," he said.

Kgosi Pilane said they were trying to encourage young children around Moruleng to be part at the World Cup, adding that Tuesday's celebration was a success.

He said during each match hosted by the city, school children will have the opportunity to take part in the dance.

Angelina Malwetsi, 13, was very happy to celebrate the day. "Its so lively and so easy to learn, I love it." Angelina would like to be part of the children that perform during the 2010 World Cup matches.

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