A professional touch added to Canowindra's 24 hour dance

Joel Tongue and Cassandra Donnelly, a brother and sister team from Dubbo, will be leading dance participants.

Joel Tongue and Cassandra Donnelly, a brother and sister team from Dubbo, will be leading dance participants.

New vogue dance couple Joel Tongue and Cassandra Donnelly will add a touch of professionalism to Canowindra's 12 hour dance on July 4.

Dancers from throughout the state are expected to make their way to Canowindra to take part in the marathon event.

First held in 2019 the dance makes a return this year with the addition of Tongue and Donnelly to the dance program a major coup for organisers.

The brother and sister team from Dubbo, will be leading dance participants at the Canowindra Services Club function centre from 10am through to 10pm.

Tongue and Donnelly turned professional in 2019 after competing together for seven years.

After joining the professional ranks they quickly established themselves as one of the nation's top dance couples.

At the time Tongue was the youngest DanceSport professional in Australia.

Music at this year's Canowindra 24 hour dance will be provided by Phil Redenbach between 10am and 4pm before Barry Whitty takes over from 4pm to 10pm

Singles, couples, beginners and experienced dancers are all welcome to take part.

Light refreshments, tea and coffee will be available and the Canowindra Services Club restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner.

Participants, who will be asked to pay a nominal $10 fee to take part, are also asked to bring a plate to share during the day.

Anyone wanting more information on Canowindra's 12 hour dance is asked to contact Gail Davis on 0417 747 338 or Graham Aylen on 0408 897 676.