YDance is celebrating its 30th birthday in style by winning a prestigious UK dance award.

 Since its inception in 1988 (as Scottish Youth Dance Festival),  YDance has worked with 630,000 young people all over Scotland, performed to audiences of over 100,000 people and provided dance training to over 5000 teachers.

 On Saturday 24 November 2018, YDance was presented with the prestigious One Dance UK Inspiring Work in Education Award, recognising the range of work the company provides in formal and informal dance education across Scotland. The inaugural One Dance UK Awards celebrated the outstanding contributions of people working in the dance sector in the UK, and received over 800 nominations in 23 categories.