Four Chicago Teens Dance Their Way to South Africa

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    Four Chicago area teens have earned a trip to South Africa by dancing a soccer dance called "The Diski," which is the official dance of the upcoming World Cup. (Published Friday, Mar 12, 2010)

    Four Chicago dancers have earned a free trip to South Africa.

    The South African Tourism agency announced that four dancers from The Joffery Ballet's Community Engagement Program have earned an 8-day, 7-night trip to South Africa.

    Winners include: Christopher Huerta, Kevin Ambrose, Renee Simmons, and Vivica Futrell.

    The troupe performs the traditional dance known as Diski, which is the township slang for soccer.

    This colorful South African dance is the official soccer dance of the upcoming World Cup, which will be held in that country for the first time.