Obviously the gross immodesty of the dancers is inappropriate, but the other points are less clear. Is there a shortlist for each category? Is this made public? Who are the judges? Are they all Ashkenazic? Did the public share the author's view that the prizes were given unfairly? Does this problem occur every year? Could it just be that this year the Ashkenazim happened to be more talented? Too many unanswered questions.
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