I love dance/J’aime la danse Awards!

The Canadian Dance Assembly is recognizing and celebrating exceptional members of the dance milieu with the I love dance/J’aime la danse Awards. The first celebration was held on October 21, 2012 in Ottawa in conjunction with CDA’s National Conference. For the first time dance professionals, enthusiasts, doners, and political supporters of dance were invited to celebrate together and recognize great achievement in Canadian dance. Guests enjoyed interactive media installations, food and drinks, special guests including MC Tre Armstrong, dance performances and the first ever I love dance/J’aime la danse awards.

Congratulations to the WINNERS!

Canada’s first National Award for dance, the I love dance/J’aime la danse Awards was a great success Of 130 nominees from across the country in 12 categories, there could only be one in each. View the complete finalists list

and read more about the finalists. Here is the 2012 winners list:

1. Rosco Floors I love dance community award
WINNER: Karen and Allen Kaeja of Kaeja d’Dance
2. En Pointe I love dance youth award
WINNER: Julia Gutsik of Love 2 Groove
3.  I love dance seniors award
WINNER: Charmaine Headly of COBA Collective of Black Artists
4. AFBS I love dance healthy citizens award
WINNER: Erica Ross of Dance Our Way Home
5. I love dance award for a creative economy 
WINNER: Christianne Bélanger Danse 
6. Aga Khan Museum I love dance international award
7. CPAMO I love dance award for the promotion of pluralism 
WINNER: Menaka Thakkar
8. I love dance award for innovation  WINNER: Julia Taffe of Aeriosa Dance
9. I love dance audience member award  WINNER: Henry Kim Wong
10. I love dance corporation award  WINNER: TD Bank Group
11. I love dance organization award 
WINNER: Miriam Adams of Dance Collection Danse
12. I love dance donors award  WINNER:  Jeanne Lougheed
Read more about the winners!

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