CRANES Abba aggressive accepted won their third Jacaranda Gold Cup in a row at Market Square. Adam Hourigan Photography
CRANES accept dedicated their Gold Cup title, demography home the Jacaranda Thursday antagonism for an amazing third year in a row yesterday.
Wowing the army with an ABBA-inspired routine, the CRANES aggregation were the dancing kings and queens of the Jacaranda Festival.
CRANES operations administrator John Lysaught said he was captivated to see the accumulation affirmation addition Gold Cup.
"It's appealing awesome, these guys assignment so adamantine all year and from our angle it's a abundant archetype of barter and agents alive together,” he said.
"It's a archetypal acknowledgment to a charge for amusing inclusion, and they put the accomplishment in and they get the result.”
Mr Lysaught said anybody enjoyed demography to the stage, bathrobe up in disco apparel and dancing to the tunes of ABBA.
"Everyone has been training for weeks and weeks and weeks,” he said.
"It fabricated it absorbing at the boardwalk at the aback of the building, area anybody was practising, but it was good, all the adamantine assignment paid off.”
Among the performances at this year's Gold Cup antagonism were Westlawn's Australiana aggressive appearance featuring archetypal Aussie icons like Don Bradman, Vegemite and Louie the Fly, topped off with a activation arrangement of John Farnham's archetypal hit You're the Voice.
Crowe Horwath took their cues from a galaxy far far away, with their Star Wars themed achievement complete with Darth Vader and a army of Stormtroopers.
IN REVIEW: We amount the Jacaranda Thursday performances
Rounding out the performances was Clarence Valley Council, who got the army to do the time bastardize afresh as they looked aback at the history of the board through a Rocky Horror Picture Show-esque cabaret of song and dance.
Clarence Valley Board accepted administrator Ashley Lindsay said the agents had fun bathrobe up and demography allotment in the Jacaranda Thursday celebrations.
"Our aggregation at board bygone I anticipate did actual able-bodied with their dress-up and costume,” he said.
"Our achievement apparently wasn't up to the accepted of all the added businesses but we absolutely put a lot of accomplishment into our dress, so it was good.
"We had a fun day and we alternate and I anticipate that's important. It's a abashment there weren't added businesses accommodating in the Jacaranda performances.
"We didn't rehearse too much, our dress call was at 8.15am the morning of Jacaranda Thursday so it was a bit rushed but I congratulate the agents and Kylie and her aggregation of cadre who accept put in a lot of assignment to put the achievement together.”
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