Latin flavour wraps up dance fest spectacular

The curtain has come down on yet another Blackpool Dance Festival extravaganza.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 3:38 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:05 pm
Blackpool Dance Festival at the Winter Gardens - Professional Latin heats

Thousands of competitors have been in town for the past week as part of the 11-day festival which came to an end yesterday.

The final night showcased the skills of the professional Latin dancers.

Fleetwood-based The Crown Ballroom tweeted: “Wow! What a night! Pro Latin at #BlackpoolDanceFestival the atmosphere was electric! Congratulations Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagruychenko!

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The new judge of BBC hit show Strictly Come Dancing Shirley Ballas tweeted: “Congratulations to all the finalists and winners at the #BlackpoolDanceFestival.”

Next year’s festival is scheduled to start on May 24.

Blackpool Dance Festival at the Winter Gardens - Professional Latin heats
Blackpool Dance Festival at the Winter Gardens - Professional Latin heats