Countries visit Hawick for dance festival

Children from Hawick are hosting an international dance event in the Borders. 60 youngsters from Scotland, Belgium and Lithuania are taking part. The groups have been visiting each other's countries to stage traditional performances.

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Hawick stages Youth International Dance Festival

Hawick Youth international Dance Festival Credit: ITV Border

Hawick has welcomed 60 young folk dancers from Lithuania and Belgium. Aged between nine and 18, the visitors are staying with host families and have been performing around the Hawick area.

Dancers from Lithuania Credit: ITV Border
Hawick dancers Credit: ITV Border

Teries in Tartan, who put together the program, aims to create international friendships and build on current friendships following a recent visit to Lithuania.

Dancers from Belgium Credit: ITV Border

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