Yovanna Torres Blanco and Alejandro Hernandez Rios |
The México City Feis took place February 25, 2012, at the beautiful Royal Pedregal Hotel. Judges were ADCRGs Michael P. Gallagher, Gary Healy and Matthew Martin and the feis musician was Kay Hess. More than 300 competitors from all over México, Texas and as far away as Massachusetts gathered for a fun day of Irish dancing competitions in Mexico City.
|Alicia Mosti TCRG with Axl Galindez|
Schools represented were all of Irish Dancing de México 's locations - Chiluca, Coyocán, del Valle, Echegaray, Guadalajara- as well as Drake México, Inishfree México, Coshquin and McInerney.
|Leprechauns from Irish Dancing de Mexico Guadalajara|
Congratulations to Open Championship winner Regina Zevada from Irish Dancing de México Coyoacán. Championship events took place in the morning, with one combined Open Champion competition and 7 combined Preliminary Champion competitions. Grades from Beginner through Prizewinner started mid-day, with all Traditional Set Dances, Figures and Special Competitions in the late afternoon. Specials included a category for Family & Friends, Girls' Slip Jig, Boys' Reel, Treble Reel and a Capella competitions.
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|Proud dancers from Irish Dancing de Mexico Guadalajara|
Congratulations to Preliminary Championship winners Mina Brena from IDM Coyocán, Denisse Carranza from Inishfree México, Moramai Flores from Irish Dancing de México Echegaray, Ana Laura Neve from Drake México, Sara Osorio from Irish Dancing de México Echegaray, Angel Ramos from Irish Dancing de México Coyoacán and Angel Daniel Tenoria from Drake México.
|Dancers from Irish Dancing de Mexico Guadalajara|
Congratulations to all the dancers and teachers!All photos courtesy Yovanna Torres Blanco.