When a man posted on Twitter that he was about to go outside in nothing but a red leotard, white tights, and a pair of slippers while carrying a yellow children’s potty, he could never have imagined what would happen next. Read the full story and see the pictures here.
Photo by Andrew Eccles.
Ballet has long been considered an elitist art, especially in a country like the Philippines where a lot people live in poverty. But a group in the capital Manila are now promoting the art by giving children from disadvantaged backgrounds a chance to become professional ballet dancers. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.