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Hungarian Dance University students won three first prizes in Lecce

By 2024.03.26.No Comments

Students of the Hungarian Dance University (HDU) won three first prizes, among many things, at the 10th edition of the “Domenico Modugno” International Ballet and Contemporary Dance Competition held n Lecce, Italy between 22 and 24 March.

The main goal of the event was to create an opportunity for young dancers to gain international exposure and build relationships. A total of five HDU students took part in the event and they achieved excellent results.

Students representing HDU included Ferenc Pethő, Liza Szűcs, Félix Boboi, Benedek Sánta and Júlia Precup, who were accompanied and assisted by Master Krisztina Végh. The students were prepared by Masters Angéla Kövessy, Balázs Krajczár, Sándor Túri, Noémi Kulcsár and Attila Kalmár. In the jury of the competition, HDU was represented by Master Mónika Barna.

In the classical solo category, Liza Szűcs won first place, while Júlia Precup and Félix Boboi also came first in the contemporary duo category. The third first place was won by to Liza Szűcs, Benedek Sánta and Ferenc Pethő in the classical group category with their performance “Baby Fairy pas de trois”.

In addition, Félix Boboi came third in the classical solo category, Júlia Precup came second in the modern solo category and Ferenc Pethő also reached the top 10.

Congratulations to the students of the university and their teachers.



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