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Kandanga oldtime dance proves a roaring success

Leslie Rayner (from back), Debbie Williams, Dave and Tanya Dowling, Mal Springall, Bev and Eddie Gardiner and instructor Bronwyn Molloy, and (front) James and Jessie Dowling, Beau Friske, Katrina LoSurdo and Michael Rayner took dance lessons in the lead-up to last weekend’s Kandanga dance.
Leslie Rayner (from back), Debbie Williams, Dave and Tanya Dowling, Mal Springall, Bev and Eddie Gardiner and instructor Bronwyn Molloy, and (front) James and Jessie Dowling, Beau Friske, Katrina LoSurdo and Michael Rayner took dance lessons in the lead-up to last weekend’s Kandanga dance. Contributed

THE Kandanga Oldtime Dance was a great success with 150 people packing into the Kandanga Memorial Hall last weekend.

The place was rocking to the beats of the Sunshine Swing Band, supper was sublime and the sea of smiling faces was evident from a truly appreciative crowd.

Such was the success of the event, another one is planned for later in the year by Kathy Worth and the Kandanga Hall Committee.

Gympie Times

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