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Miss Kathleen Watt poses in her dancing costume for the "Dance Cachuka", a ballet solo she performed as part of the Opunake Patriotic Concert on 27 May 1940. Kathleen wears a light-tone blouse, a dark-tone vest, a dark tone mid-length skirt with ribbon detailing. She has a scarf tied in her hair and wears socks and dancing shoes. Kathleen holds up a tambourine in her left hand.
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Extract from a review in the Opunake Times: "In “Dance Cachuca,” her Spanish frock consisted of a red skirt trimmed with green bands, a white peasant blouse, black bolero trimmed with many gold rings, gypsy earrings and headgear, silver shoes and silver tambourine trimmed with gay streamers."

- Pam Childs

Posted on 11-11-2014 23:54:56