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Inside this month:

Fringe benefits
From sexy samba and surreal circus to fiery flamenco and comic tapping, Marianka Swain previews dance highlights at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the International Festival

The Best of the British
This month, we begin our coverage of the British Open Championships, which took place from May 22 to 30

Tips for tango tourists
Want to dance tango in Buenos Aires next month during the World Tango Championships? Sally Blake takes us through "the rules"

And much more!

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Government announces new "dance champions":

Friday, 24 September 2010

On August 13, the secretary of state for health, Andy Burnham MP, gave a speech calling for physical activity to be the cornerstone of 21st century health and announced a new government group of “dance champions” working with the Department of Health...

They include “Strictly Come Dancing” stars Arlene Phillips (photograph by Bow Powell), Lisa Snowdon and Darren Bennett, and “Come Dancing” presenter Angela Rippon. The champions will run a national campaign to boost participation in dance in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics.

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