June 2, 2018 6:16 pm
Updated: June 2, 2018 7:28 pm

Dancing in the park at Montreal’s Jardins Gamelin

WATCH: Montrealers put on their dancing shoes Saturday afternoon and swayed to the music at Jardins Gamelin for Canada's National Ballet School's annual Sharing Dance Day.

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Montrealers danced their hearts out under sunny skies at Gamelin Gardens Saturday afternoon as they took part in Sharing Dance Day.

The nationwide, multi-generational event is organized by Canada’s National Ballet School.

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The aim is for Canadians to discover dance and the joy it brings.

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“It’s an event that welcomes every Canadian of all ages, of all abilities, to come and enjoy dance with us,” said event organizer Cécile Ferandier-Sicard.

Participants learn a choreography, either by watching a video-tutorial, or taking part in local workshops ahead of the big day.

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Global News’ Kim Sullivan was emceeing the event, but admitted that she does more dancing than talking.

Some passersby, stopping take a look, couldn’t help but shimmy along.

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