How The Hilton London Metropole Christmas Charity Ball Dancers Helped Critically Ill Children


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Yulia Tulegenova | Dance | 16 December 2019

Dancing is more than just a form of art and expression, it is also a way of giving back and making a difference. That was the spirit of the Hilton London Metropole Christmas Charity Ball, which took place on Saturday, 14th December 2019. The ball was a joint effort between the DM Thomas Foundation and the Hilton Foundation, two organizations that support children’s education and health around the world. The goal of the ball was to raise funds for St Mary’s Hospital Children, a charity that provides care and support for critically ill children and their families in London.

The Dazzling Performance of The Dancers

One of the highlights of the ball was the amazing performance of the dancers, who displayed their skills and talents in various styles and genres. The dancers came from different backgrounds and countries, but shared a common passion for dance and a desire to help the children in need. The dancers included:

– Anson Au and Evgeniia Erofeeva, a ballroom couple who performed a jive to “I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown and “Caruso” by Lara Fabian. They showed their flair and technique in this lively and fun dance.

– Zsolt Faskerti and Lisa Anderson, a pair who performed a swing dance to “Sing With A Swing”. They demonstrated their agility and coordination in this fast and energetic dance.

– Nuno Sabroso, Edgars Menekis, and Rafal Lautenbach, three male dancers who performed a line dance to “Proud Mary” by Tina Turner and a group dance to “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys. They impressed the audience with their synchronicity and charisma in these catchy and popular dances.

– Gigo Koguashvili and Anoushka Seneviratne, a ballroom couple who performed a Viennese waltz to “Come Wake Me Up” by Jill Johnson feat. Rascal Flatts. They enchanted the audience with their grace and elegance in this romantic and smooth dance.

– Dance London Children, a group of young dancers who performed a dance to “Goldeneye” by Tina Turner. They showed their talent and potential in this spy-themed and dramatic dance.

– Princeps Dance Academy Children, a group of children who performed a dance to “Thriller” by Michael Jackson. They entertained the audience with their creativity and enthusiasm in this spooky and fun dance.

and Singing Performance by Jasmin Napoli, who sang a beautiful rendition of “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey. She delighted the audience with her voice and charm in this festive and cheerful song.

The dancers received a standing ovation from the audience, who were amazed by their energy, creativity, and professionalism. The dancers also expressed their gratitude to the organizers, the sponsors, and the guests for their support and generosity. They said that they were honoured to be part of the event and to contribute to the cause of St Mary’s Hospital Children. They said that they hoped that their dancing would bring joy and hope to the children and their families, who face incredible challenges every day.

The Compassion and Generosity of The Ball

The Christmas Charity Ball was a night of dancing and festive fun, but also a night of compassion and generosity. The ball raised over £5,000 for St Mary’s Hospital Children, which will help provide state-of-the-art medical equipment, family support, and research funding for the children’s intensive care unit. The ball also raised awareness and appreciation for the work of the charity and the hospital, which provide vital and life-saving services for the children and their families.

The Hilton London Metropole Christmas Charity Ball was a successful and memorable event, thanks to the efforts and contributions of everyone involved. The dancers, the organizers, the sponsors, and the guests all showed their kindness and generosity, and made a difference for the critically ill children. The ball was a celebration of dance, but also a celebration of life.

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