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TEDxYouthOttawa - Dandelion Dance Company - 03/04/10

Performance by Dandelion Dance Company (www.dandeliondancecompany.ca)Performance Includes:"Each of Us Has a Story:" The story of young woman and her journey to Canada. She was abused in Iran and fled to Turkey to a refugee camp. This is a story about women's rights, children's rights and the experience of a new Canadian."Grounded in the belief that youth have important ideas to share and that dance is a powerful medium with which to share these ideas."Dandelion Dance Company is an Ottawa based youth dance theatre company which explores social issues through movement. The companys repertoire is driven by the experiences, reflections and passions of the young women, who range in age from ages 13 to 19, and include such topics as child labour, hunger, war, equality and inclusion. All the performance pieces are chosen, researched and choreographed by the members of the company, under the mentorship of Hannah Beach.Presented at TEDxYouthOttawa on March 4, 2010 at Ashbury College in Ottawa, CanadaVideo by Adam Langlois, Creative Director, For Youth By Youth (FYBY) NewsTEDxYouthOttawa Organizers:Adam MoscoeYusuf MalikDavid Millenwww.tedxyouthottawa.orgAbout TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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