Glasgow hosts World Street Dance Championships

  • 23 August 2014
Twist and Pulse in Glasgow Image copyright Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
Image caption Dance act Twist and Pulse helped launch the World Street Dance Championships in Glasgow

About 6,000 people are expected to attend the World Street Dance Championships in Glasgow this weekend.

Dancers from more than 30 countries including the US, South Africa, China, and Australia have travelled to the city to compete at elite level.

The three-day event is taking place at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre and Clyde Auditorium.

Acts from X-factor and Britain's Got Talent, including Twist and Pulse, will make appearances.