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Record attempt: largest virtual dance

Posted on October 7, 2010

A record attempt to create the largest virtual dance has been launched, in support of a charity campaign to raise awareness of mentoring and befriending. Called Supporting Life’s Journeys, the campaign is part of the European Year 2010 for Combating Social Exclusion and Poverty.


Kevin Stea, who has worked with Madonna, Michael Jackson, Prince and Lady Gaga, has created a dance to singer Velvet Code’s debut single “Follow You, Follow Me”. Audiences are urged to learn the dance and post their own performances online. The routine is easy to follow and suitable for all ages and levels of ability. Would-be dancers can find the dance viral at, together with details of how to film themselves doing the dance and how to upload it.

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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