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Oct. 31, 2006

Local Students Attended Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company Matinee In Hancher

More than 1,000 students from area schools attended a matinee performance by the Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company, the leading cultural ambassador of the Philippines for a half-century, on Friday, Oct. 13, in Hancher Auditorium on the University of Iowa campus.

The performance was part of Hancher's Stage Door series of education arts events.


Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Home School, 40

Johnson School of the Arts, 81

Center Point

Vinton-Shellsburg Home Schools, 13


Kate Wickham Elementary, 139

Kirkwood Elementary, 56

Lucas Elementary, 83


Quad Cities Seventh Day Adventist, 43


Fairfield Home Schoolers, 42

Maharishi Lower School, 30

Iowa City

Christian Home Educators, 54

Grant Wood Elementary, 207

Hillside Christian School, 22

Horn Elementary, 96

Sacred Heart Home School, 30

West High School, 13


Mid-Prairie Home Schools, 25


Washington-Waco Home Schools, 15


Wellman Elementary, 62

West Des Moines

Idea Off-Shooters, 22



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