A CANVEY schoolgirl is celebrating her success after dominating dancing competitions.

Year Seven student Mirava Vekaria, who goes to Cornelius Vermuyden school on the island is an extremely talented Bollywood dancer.

She recently auditioned along with 200 other people from all over the world to earn a place to compete at the Bollywood Dancing World Championships, which were held in Chicago.

She came away with the British title, as well as earning second place on the world stage.

A school spokesman said: What an incredible achievement for such a young lady, and we are all extremely proud of her achievements here at Cornelius Vermuyden.”