Filipino dancers win BIG (again)

The lovely Candice Adea and her gracious partner Jean Marc Cordero of Ballet Philippines just romped off with top honors at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition. Watch video from their 2010 win in the international ballet competition in Jackson, Mississippi: Candice and JM at Jackson. Adea and Cordero belong to the 3rd generation of dancers nurtured at Ballet Philippines by legendary teacher-choreographers Alice Reyes and Eddie Elejar and their  protégés.

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    • Yes! And JM is a fantastic partner – he keeps her precisely on her balance (without showing any effort) and waits daringly until the last possible moment to catch her in the air from her grand jeté. Looks so risky, but you can tell he’s in complete control.

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