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Get Scotland Dancing: The Film

Culture / Sport and physical activity
This summer thousands of people across the UK, from professional to amateur dancers, young and old were involved in Big Dance 2012 - the UK’s biggest celebration of dance as part of the push to Get Scotland Dancing.

This specially commissioned film follows the events in Scotland's cities and captures the experiences of some of the participants. Watch the trailer below.

Get Scotland Dancing aims to encourage more people to get active and participate in dance. The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and 2014 Commonwealth Games, provide an unparalleled opportunity to raise the profile of dance as a creative, participative and physical artform. In support of this Scottish Government policy, Creative Scotland will invest £1.5 million across a four year period, creating an inclusive celebration of dance across Scotland, linking into the wider UK and marking Scotland’s place in the world.

Working with Scotland’s key dance organisations, Get Scotland Dancing will bring together professional and amateur dancers of all ages to dance in public spaces in our towns, villages and cities – bringing dance to the people and people to dance. We want to strengthen opportunities to participate in dance and create a lasting legacy for communities throughout Scotland.

To see the full film and for more information on how to get involved visit