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Lochee School of Irish Dancing is among the dozens of organisations in the running for a share of the £10,000 prize fund.
The dance group hope the money can kickstart their competition efforts south of the border.
Formed in 1979, the school currently boasts about 40 members aged between three and 19.
Dancers are mainly seen at Scottish competitions but teacher Mhairi Gillespie says any money from the Community Chest would go towards travel for a major competition in Stevenage in October.
She said: “We are one of only two Irish dancing groups in Dundee.
“We have dancers aged between three and 19 and they regularly participate in competitions.
“The last time we entered the Community Chest we managed to get some money and that was put towards costumes for the girls and boys.
“This time we are hoping, if we manage to get some of the money, to put it towards a trip to Stevenage in October for a competition.
“Most of our competitions are in Scotland so this would be a chance to go down south and compete.
“Irish dancing is so expensive with the costumes, the shoes and the travel. It’s not easy to fund it.
“We’ve been doing a lot of fundraising just now to help with the travel to that competition – so this would help us in a big way.”
Members have come and gone over the years, although the club still remains popular with youngsters in Lochee and other parts of the city.
For the first time in the club’s history, eight Lochee dancers will make their way to Killarney, Ireland, next April to participate in a world championship tournament.
Mhairi said: “Some of the money will also go towards new costumes for the competition in Killarney next year.
“Anything we get from the fund would make a massive difference to us considering how expensive it can be.”
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