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Fonteyn exhibit in Panama


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#1 Alexandra

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Posted 27 February 2002 - 03:35 PM

Dirac posted this on Links, as well.

British Ballet Legend Honored in Panama

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It's not often a taxi driver speaks gushingly about a ballet dancer, and less often still that a Latin American taxi driver should do so about a British one.

But the late Dame Margot Fonteyn, considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th Century, continues to be cherished by many Panamanians who are honoring her as Panama's most famous adopted daughter....

Eleven years after her death in Panama City, and with the help of the British Embassy in Panama, Fonteyn's memory is being revived this month with a series of ballet performances and an exhibition of her dresses. In a more lasting tribute, a bronze bust of Fonteyn has been unveiled in Panama's National Theater.

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