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East End schoolkids take dancing steps on St Paul’s steps

PUBLISHED: 18:09 18 June 2008 | UPDATED: 13:22 05 October 2010

PUPILS from two East End primary schools are taking part in the opening procession for the City of London Festival on Friday (June 20). Youngsters from Bethnal Green’s Mowlem Primary perform an Indian dance on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral

PUPILS from two East End primary schools are taking part in the opening procession for the City of London Festival on Friday (June 20).

Youngsters from Bethnal Green's Mowlem Primary perform an Indian dance on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral.

They have been taught hand and dance movement and also how to make Bandhni scarves made with a traditional tie-dye technique used in villages in Rajasthan and Gujarat.which they are wearing at the performance. The scarves are also going on display at the Swagatam Summer Family Day on Hampstead Heath on Sunday before being returned to the pupils who made them.

Pupils from Bethnal Green's Virginia Primary school in Virginia Road arel also taking part in the procession to open the City Festival.


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