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29 January 2019

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A-Level student Bodgan comes runner-up out of 200 dancers in international dance festival

Not only is A-Level student Bogdan Berlov a brilliant mathematician scoring highly in any problem-solving challenge, he is also a passionate and successful dancer. On Saturday 19th January, Bogdan attended another international dance competition, the ‘DeepFlow Dance Festival’, which took place in Kiev, Ukraine and was organised by a number of local as well as international sponsors. 

Bogdan writes of the event:

“On arrival I was warmly greeted by my fellow competitors; it seemed like they already knew who I was. When I signed up to attend this festival, I didn’t expect to compete with nearly 200 dancers from Moldova, Poland, France, Russia and Belarus who all joined the professional dance battle. I easily managed to pass the preliminary stage and reached the top 16 where one-to-one battles started taking place. I was very happy to get through the quarter-finals and semi-finals, but even more excited when I got into the final round with a Ukrainian dancer. Even though it was not a victorious battle and I finished in second place, I enjoyed both the battles and event to the maximum - that was my personal victory. Afterwards, I was gifted a prize which was granted by local clothing brands!” 

Bogdan is currently training for several local dance competitions, as well as planning for some bigger trips in the summer. We wish him the best of luck!

 

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