Olivia Buchanan-Letts (11) practises a Highland fling at home
in Outram on Saturday before she attends the Balmoral
Highland Dance summer school in Christchurch, which starts
The Taieri College year 7 pupil started Highland dancing when
she was 4.
''I'm really excited about it. They'll help me perfect my
techniques and dances,'' she said.
''The best bit about Highland dancing is learning all the new
dances and making new friends.''
Olivia is taught by Lynette Mitchell in Mosgiel and said she
would like to dance with the Highland Dance Company of New
Zealand when she grows up.