Izabella Arndt, age 9, of West Des Moines, the "2016 Li'l Miss Iowa", titleholder of the Miss Iowa Youth Program, and daughter of Daniel and Lisa Arndt.
Adopted at the age of 3 from China-Chinese Dance is an important form of dance for Izabella. She will perform a traditional Chinese Ribbon Dance. A dance that originates in ancient China. This dance uses sharp, rhythmic movements and a long colorful ribbon. The ribbon will dance with the dancer to tell a beautiful story of spring-a season of new beginnings and renewal.
Performing to "Flower Season", as choreographed by Chein-Ming of the Dance Vision and the Ballet Academy in Johnston