Updated  
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

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 1    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.