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October, 11 2012 10:05:06

US winners to appear on Vietnamese show

 

Give him a hand: Melanine Moore and Marko Germar, winners of the eighth season of the US reality show So You Think You Can Dance, will perform for the Vietnamese version of the competition. — Photo Dong Tay Promotion
HCM CITY (VNS)— A performance by Melanine Moore, winner of the US's So You Think You Can Dance show in 2011, will open the final round of the Vietnamese version of the competition this weekend.

Two other former contestants from the US, Marko Germar (8th season, 2011) and Alex Wong (7th season, 2010); as well as the show's producer, Jeff Thacker, will also join the event to be aired on the HCM City Television (HTV)'s HTV7 channel on Saturday.

The competition's final round will have 20 finalists, including 10 male and 10 female dancers, who will perform solo or in pairs, items in several genres like ballroom, ballet, contemporary, Broadway, jazz, salsa, jive and hip-hop.

The judges and the audience's votes will decide those who will be eliminated during eight performance shows and eight result shows, and two male and two female competitors will enter the last round.

The contestants will pair off and fight over eight rounds, each of which will see the elimination of a male and female dancer each.

The winner of the first edition of the contest in Viet Nam will receive the prize money of VND400 million (US$19,000).

All the shows and the awards ceremony will be broadcast live on HTV7 every Saturday and Sunday until December 15.

The competition, organised by HTV and the Dong Tay Promotion Company, has attracted the participation of thousands of Vietnamese dancers, professionals and amateurs, from 16 to 30 years of age. — VNS

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