Feminist Dance Entry Dominated Teenage Talent Show - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Feminist Dance Entry Dominated Teenage Talent Show

Published November 19, 2015

Gabríel Benjamin
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Hagaskóli won this year’s Skrekkur talent competition with their feminist entry. The spoken-word/dance performance ‘Elsku Stelpur’ (“Dear Girls”) focused on society’s stranglehold over teenage girls’ lives and behaviour, and the sexism and double standards they face on a daily basis. Check out the subtitled video below.

Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson delivered a few impassioned words at the ceremony, saying: “Tonight, the revolution continues,” reports RÚV.

Skrekkur is an annual talent show for teenagers where each primary school sends in one entry.

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