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Welcome on the website of

World Children Unity Dance!

nederlands nl english en frans fr

 

WCU-Dance = “We SEE You Dance”.  

The focus of our non-profit organisation is on DANCE for YOUTH & CHILDREN.

Not to make them dance like we do, but to discover and to SEE the unique dance that's in every youngster and child!

Our team of danceteachers facilitates educational danceworkshops in schools in Belgium.We bring the world of streetchildren and fugitives into the classroom.

Every year (since 2010) we organise a dancecontest (see link contest).

All benefits go to a wonderful streetchildren project in India (and also Nepal and Peru).

Our newest project is DanceTheatreMusical SEE (an inclusion project with and for youngsters)

in which our dancetheatergroup  is building towards a wonderful performance in which the youngsters and children are the stars.

...we support streetchildren in third world countries and fugitives...

...but also and not to forget "streetchildren" in our own country or neighborhood :

the children and youngsters that got stuck in 'a dead end street' and face major problems...

!give them a second Dance!

 

WCUD

Calle 13 Ft. Mercedes Sosa : "hay un nino en la calle" : http://youtu.be/b_3UP4UJfTc

 

 

WCU-DANCE BUILDING BLOCKS:

the CHILD    -   the DANCE   -    the BODY   -    NATURE     -   the FAMILY     -    the SCHOOL

 

By dancing with the children, we build a world of multicultural global awareness and solidarity : "THE WORLD IS ONE LARGE VILLAGE" (statement by Minister of State Mark Eyskens, during his speech on October 17th 2011 at the University of Antwerp on the communicative world society)

Our keyword is Empowerment :

through DANCE and on a positive, gentle and fun way,

we let the children discover their center, core, strenght, self-esteem, abilities and dreams...

"dancing = dreaming with your feet and body "

 

a dancing child = a happy child

 

 

 

DANCING WORKSHOPS for CHILDREN in SCHOOLS

 

One of our 20 team members can come to your school and give a dance/yoga/creative workshop. In a playful and attractive way, our danceteacher brings the issue of street children to the attention of the kids. In this way your school can support our organisation in supporting the streetchildren.

For more information, rates and reservations, please fill out our contact form or click ‘WHAT/schools & workshops”.

 

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WORKSHOPS for TEACHERS or TEAMBUILDING

Would you like to bring more movement in your teaching skills? Would you like to invite your children in class to start each session with a smile and a clear mind?

Would you like to use some of our '5 minutes-tools' to relax your children?

Our danceworkshop-for-teachers will take you on a journey experiencing these tools an will teach you how to implement them. Or a teambuilding afternoon workshop can be a very good idea.

For more information please mail us on contact

 

 

 

do you like to be a part of our team of VOLUNTEERS / DANCETEACHERS ?

 

Every year we organise a compact training (4 weekends in feb/march/april/mai) to become a children-dance-coach. You can send us your application form (background, education, dancetraining or experience in dance, children or youngsters). For more information just send us an email.

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SUPER DANCE CONTEST 

 

Hey, creative danceteacher !

Join the Dance Contest of WCU-Dance (we see you dance) and meanwhile support the street children!

Just make a choreo, a dance with your kids (6-12 years, or 12-18 years), and participate.

Each year before the end of december you can send in your video/choreo!

 

Watch also the video clips of last years winners! (click 'contest')

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NEW PROJECT : DANCETHEATRE : "SEE"

 

In this inovatif project we guide a group of danceteachers/actors/dancers, to assist a group of youngsters (youthcare in cooperation with De Wissel, Rizsas and Jeugddorp) and a group of children with special care (schools of Ter Bank Leuven, and Damiaan Tremelo) in a half year proces towards the dancetheater show SEE, a professional performance in a big theaterhall.

Do you See the face, the mask, the problem, the label of the child or youngster?

Or do you See the wonderful Diamond deep inside?

The theater will give you the opportunity to see things from another perspective!

The performance was on sunday 7 (cc Den Bussel Keerbergen) and 14 june 2015 (cc OPEK Leuven)!

Coördinator Dancetheater SEE : Gert Daniels (0498/276771).

 

SEE you

 

 

 

If you would like to participate in next year's project "RockOpera See2", please send us (see@ outlook.be) your application letter and we invite you to our introduction sessions 21, 22, 23, 24 october 2016. We have a training week in november and december, and the next project starts in january 2017.

Youngsters who like to dance or sing can join, send your application!

You can participate as solo perfomer or as a whole group of youngsters!

Audition days for Antwerp on 11 & 18 jan 2017 @ de Singel

Audition days for Ghent on 23 & 25 jan 2017 @ de Singel

 

 

 

 

 

New : PEACE- WORKSHOP : FLOWERMANDALA DANCE

6 minutes for peace ? we invite you to watch the film :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W5_niyw3ck

 

and some pictures :

 

                        

     

 

 

 

DANCE&MOVEMENT WORKSHOPS for TROUBLED YOUNGSTERS AND CHILDREN

 

4 of our teammembers work together with organisations that give troubled or problem youngsters and children a home and new opportunities. We use DANCE and MOVEMENT as a powerful and soft tool to give them a positive and renewed connection with their body and inner strength.

In 2012 we worked together with YAR (Youth at Risk) and coached youngsters (youthcare).

(info : www.yarvlaanderen.be)

Since beginning of 2014 we also work together with De Wissel and Centre Molenmoes (alternate dayprogramm for youngsters). (info : www.wissel.be)

In january 2015 we started a dancetheaterproject SEE, in cooperation with De Wissel, Jeugddorp (youthvillage Bonheiden), and two schools (buso) kids. The first theatershow was in june 2015.

The next project : SEE2 àRockOpera wil start in january 2017 !

 

 

For more information, rates and reservations, please fill out our contact form.

These programs and workshops are custom made in consultation with your organisation.

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Your financial support can change a child's life!

 

Every financial contribution for the benefit of the street children is most welcome ! Our bank account number of non profit organisation vzw WCU-Dance is  IBAN BE75 7370 3060 4351   BIC : KREDBEBB . Every cent of the donations will be transferred  entirely to the street children (information about this project : click on 'what/project').  (Please do not forget to mention ‘DONATION STREET CHILDREN’ when transferring your payment.)

 

Interested to become our MAIN SPONSOR for this year?

Or do you like to support the yearly dancecontest, or donate prices?

Mail (contact) Gert Daniels or call 0032/498/27 67 71.

Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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