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Alana Haines Australasian Awards

 

The AHA Awards is the largest in Australasia and has a significant impact on the dancers - often launching them onto the world stage. 2017 event will be larger than ever taking up to 450 contestants from throughout Australasia who will compete for over $300,000 Awards including prestigious international scholarships. 

TV News item 2015 

TV Advert 2017

 

Your support will make this prestigious event memorable  

 

If you need more background to the Awards here is the place to look.

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All Past Winners & Finalists 1991-2017 - Where they are now

 

CASH AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

All 22 finalists - 11 from 'Junior Scholars' & 11 from 'Supreme Awards' A & B sections combined will win cash awards plus training scholarships.  Scholarship Sponsors have been asked to include accommodation for recipient where possible. Airfares for recipient only will be paid by AHA Awards if the Scholarship is out of their country.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

 AHA Awards will pay all airfares to both Junior & Supreme Finalists so they can attend their scholarship if it is out of their country. Scholarship Sponsors have been asked to include accommodation (home stay/dorm/other) for recipient only if at all possible. 

All Finalists will need to apply via application form at least 3 months prior to attending their scholarship which must be attended within 12 months of the previous event. Applications for AHA for recipient airfare requires 2 airline quotes scanned. It is compulsory to send AHA a word doc scholarship review (or written on email) plus JPG photo re the Scholarship they attended.  All recipient reviews will be posted on our website - see Updates Page 

 

SPONSORSHIP

Please assist our talented young Australasian dancers receive inspirational training & experience. 

Registered Charitable Trust No: CC34088

The AHA Awards is a registered non-profit organization run by volunteers & so all proceeds go back to the dancers. This is invaluable advertising for any dance related business as your logo & link to your homepage will be displayed on our website & remains there indefinitely if your sponsorship is ongoing. .  Our website also creates interest between events with recipient scholarship reviews & career updates plus other significant international dance news.  Program adverts are reserved strictly for Sponsors.

Your donation will assist young dancers' careers to inspire & foster excellence within the arts while providing a valuable career platform for our top young dancers at a crucial stage in their lives.

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2017

$400,000

Includes

CASH AWARDS

TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS

TRAVEL GRANTS

 

We are proud to offer contestants a world class International jury & training scholarships

International Scholarships 2017 are listed In alphabetical order.  

 

Canada's National Ballet School - Toronto Canada

Central School of Ballet - London UK                           

Ecole Superieure de France de Cannes - Cannes France

Elmhurst Ballet School - Birmingham UK

English National Ballet School - London UK

Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier - Hamburg Germany

Houston Ballet - Texas USA

Melbourne City Ballet - Australia

New Zealand School of Dance - Wellington

Paris Opera Ballet - Paris France

Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance - London

Royal Danish Ballet School - Copenhagen Denmark 

Royal Winnipeg Ballet School - Canada

San Francisco Ballet School - USA           

Stuttgart Ballet's John Cranko School - Germany          

Texas Ballet Theater - Fort Worth Texas

The Australian Ballet School - Melbourne

The Harid Conservatory - Florida USA 

The McDonald College - NSW Australia

Queensland Ballet - QLD Australia

 

 Download this complete scholarship list

 

 

Please Support Us

We are always grateful for the support that our sponsors and patrons offer the AHA Trust and the Alana Haines Awards.   

Sponsors/donations will be acknowledged in the Gold/Silver/Bronze Cash Sponsor page in program.

Recipients often cannot attend their scholarships unless airfares are paid for & some accommodation  provided, so all donations will contribute towards both airfares & cash awards.

 Please download the Award Sponsor/Donations letter below which outlines benefits to you.

2017 AWARD SPONSOR LETTER  

 

If you are interested in helping to ensure the successful future of the AHA Awards and to support the growth of these young and talented dancers, please don't hesitate to contact me now with any suggestions and how you can help AHA now and in the future.

Katie Haines

37 Hathaway Ave,
Karori, Wellington 6012  NZ 
Ph +64 4 9760581

For all Cash Awards/donations, please find Banking details here