Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

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Jerry R
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Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance
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The title of this Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance, please include a description with pics.

Please, do consider submitting your images as "Entries".

Challenge begins now and runs for one week, ending on Sunday March 31110:00 PM EDT

The basic rules.

  1. Maximum 3 Entries and/or as many exhibits as you wish.
  2. Photos must have been taken by you and may have been taken on any device.
  3. No restrictions on post processing or composite images.
  4. Please state in header whether image is an entry or exhibit. Non-labelled examples will be assumed to be exhibits.
  5. Post all images using the "Reply to Thread" button below this post.
  6. Awards: First, Second and Third places for entries and Honorable Mentions for other entries and exhibits.

Grand Prize: The first place winner has the "privilege" of creating and hosting the next Challenge and has 3 days to begin it. The winner can respond to the host with a forum post or PM. If the winner does not respond in 3 days, or declines to host, the second place winner becomes the next host. If the second place winner declines to host, the third place winner becomes the next host.

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Examples: Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance
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Winning image from last challenge inspired the subject for this challenge:

Flamenco dancer, Costa del Sol, Spain

Ballet school, Leece Italy

Jazz dancing, Lake Como, Italy

Russian folk dance, St. Petersburg, Russia

Russian folk dance, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Ontarian Senior Member • Posts: 2,929
Re: Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

Now this should elicit some interesting photos !

Don

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Jerry R
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Re: Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

That's what I'm hoping.

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Mina J
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Re: Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

Jerry R wrote:

That's what I'm hoping.

I sitting at my mechanics getting my car serviced but anxious to see what interesting photos I’ve got  😄

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Val Bueno
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Exhibits: Chinese New YearLion Dance
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Chinese New Year Celebrations in Honolulu: Chinese Lion Dancing

Summer Bon Dance at the Pali Hongwanji

Aloha,
Val

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Re: Exhibits: Chinese New YearLion Dance
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Nice Val, but I was kind of hoping for grass skirts and a hula

Don

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Ab S
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Re: Entry-1 Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance
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Challenging theme..

I will give it a try (may be it is my only 'dance picture', but I will have a look if I can find something in my archive)

Edinburgh (Scotland)

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Don'e sole Entry
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Well, after 1.5 hours of searching I came up with one single post-worthy photo.  Two travel companions taking tango lessons in Argentina.

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Don's Bubble Dancer Exhibit
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Sorry to disappoint the guys.  Just my grandson in the back yard.

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dan the man p Contributing Member • Posts: 812
Two entries
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Here are a couple from a wedding where I was a guest. I submitted a couple different ones from the same wedding for the last challenge. Maybe second time's the charm?

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mike geier
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ENTRIES Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

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Jerry045
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My Entries

Here are my Entries.

Entry #1  Greek Dancers in Athens, Greece

Entry #2  A Turkish belly dancer in Cappadocia Turkey

Entry #3   Chinese dancer in Chongqing, China

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A few Exhibits

Here are a few exhibits:

Greek Dancers for our evening entertainment in Athens, Greece

Turkish dancers in Cappadocia Turkey

More dancers from Cappadocia

A belly dancer in Marrakesh.

Marrakesh belly dancer making futile attempts teaching a very clumsy tourist to dance. He did have the belly for it though!

Street dancers in Beijing. It is their morning exercises.

Dancers in Chongqing.

After dinner entertainment by our tour guide and our waitress in Olympia, Greece

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Jerry045
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Do you really mean March?

I think you might have mistyped the end date Jerry. 

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A few more exhibits

Digging through my archives, I found a few more exhibits.

My two sons with their mom and his new bride.

My granddaughter and her boyfriend

Our Tour guide and our waiter in Pisa, Italy

Way too much wine was served that night. Tour guide and two fellow tourists.

My niece and her dad on her wedding day

Dancing in the streets of Cusco, Peru

A little two stepping at a family celebration.

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Jerry R
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Re: Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

Mina,

If your mechanic does a happy dance after servicing your car get a picture for the challenge.

Jerry

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Re: Exhibits: Chinese New YearLion Dance

Thanks Val,

I'm sure I'll get some nice pics, like yours, of dances I did not think of.

Jerry

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Re: Entry-1 Mini-Challenge # 646 is Dance

Thanks Ab,

Zoomed in and it looks like a group of people having a good time.

Jerry

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Re: Don'e sole Entry

Don,

He certainly looks like he is really into the tango.

Jerry

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