Dwarf Festival – level 3

20-09-2017 15:00

Hundreds of people of all ages and sizes came to support and celebrate the achievements of people with dwarfism at a festival in South Africa.

Tug of war and a beauty pageant were among the fun and games. Bernadine Coetzer, the winner of the Miss Dwarf contest, said that you must not be ashamed of how you look and how you are, and that you must be all yourself.

Organisers hope that the festival brought awareness for equal rights and opportunities for dwarves.

Difficult words: tug of war (a contest in which two teams pull at opposite ends of a rope), beauty pageant (a beauty contest), awareness (more understanding).

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