Rich in Scottish history, Highland dancing has proven to be one of the most difficult dance forms around.
Requiring vast amounts of strength, stamina and precision, Highland dancing has become an integral part of Highland Games celebrations. Dancers are judged on an individual basis, with points awarded for technique, strength and overall presentation. Dancers have been attending the North Lanark Highland Games to compete since the Games began in 1984, each vying for the highest points trophy, the ‘Dancer of the Day’ award.
Dances in the NLHG competition include: