Monday, February 28, 2011

SINGAPORE DANCE DELIGHT VOL. 2

Recently I was invited to the "SINGAPORE DANCE DELIGHT VOL. 2" on Saturday, 26th Feb 2011. Well, I'll give you a brief intrduction of what it is about, see I so nice right? LOL.

Basically, Singapore Dance Delight Vol. 2 is is Singapore's edition of Asia's "fiercest" street dance competition! It is one of the rare recent events that has galvanized youth from all walks of life to come together in celebration of dance and what it feels like to be young!


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In recent years, dancing has deifnitely become a very popular and "hip" thing among people, especailly the younger generations! And street dance is one of the most popular ones among youngsters! The youths find dancing as a way to find community and a platform for them to express themselves as well as to showcse their talents.

They may be doing it for many reasons, be it for themselves, entertaining purposes or they simply love dancing to the max! Thus, Singapore Dance Delight Vol. 2 is here to act as a stage for these energetic youngsters and youths!

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When I arrived at the area were all the act happens, *SCAPE Level 4, this is the first thing that I saw, the stage of glory for the participants!

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Then, without wasting much time, I head straight to........ the waiting room! Where all the participants and contestants are getting ready for the show of their life!

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Look at all of them preparing! You can definitely see the efforts that they're putting in!!!!

Other than being busy with their preparations, the contestants are also being covered by the Media! Just look at those happy smiles that they all have on their faces! Worth the hard work!


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On top of that, F&N Sparkling Drinks is the presenting proud sponsor of Singapore Dance Delight Vol. 2! Thus, this booth was set up to quench the thirst of everyone present at the major event!

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They even have freebies for us! This is no ordinary keychain okay, apart being special-looking,
It is actually a wet tissue holder! Inside there are wet tissues and smeel like SARSI lorh! LOL.


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Yours Truly enjoying the free beverage! HAHA, so cheapo meh :p

Below are more snapshots and capture of moments, of the hard work and preparation that the contestants have put in while waiting for the stage light to shine on them!
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Definitely not wasting time and devoting all their attention and energy to rehearsals!

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What we all see is that short period of time like 2-3 minutes, when the contestants performed on stage. But how many of us actually can feel and realise the amount of hard work that they've put in to prepare the great performances for us?
To me, this time round it has been rather an eye-opener. Not only am I being exposed to such great event, I am also able to interact with the different individual dancers and being blended into the environment, I am able to feel their passion for dancing and the amount of perspiration they've perspire.

What is it all for? It's for their dream, the dream that they want to pursue.
Nobody has ever said that it'll be an easy journey for them. Yet, these group of youths do not give up, instead they got together in this event and strive to aim for the top, the position to represent Singapore to compete against the worls'd best in Osaka, Japan.
The stakes are high, thus the great effort. Kudos to them!


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Been waiting long for the actual dance battles?! Here are some feasts for you eyes! Enjoy!


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HAHA! The purple hat that you see belongs to JiaQiWoo's!
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The mad funny Emcee who kept us entertained throughout the whole night!

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For half of the groups, competition was being held in sheltered area due to the unforseen rain, however, that did not dampened the spirits and will of the youths, to achieve their dreams!

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Herlequinn showing off their great and unique moves on stage!

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Last year's Singapore Dance Delight VOL. 1 Overall Champion! Back for more action this year!

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The huge crowd which turned up at the event to support the youth dancers!

Below are some video footages I caught on camera, let's watch how the dancers rock the stage!







Aren't it exciting?! They do deserve a round of applause right?! *claps claps*
Sadly, despite all the groups giving very outstanding performances that night, only 20 made it to the FINALS and they are (not in any particular order) :
1) Go Go Funky Rangers (Indonesia)
2) B. O. T. S. (Born To Swag)
3) The Basic Five
4) Sickin Freak
5) Flair Brothers
6) I. DOT. M. (I DOT M)
7) The Zoo Thailand
8) Free Frago
9) Househead
10) Sonic Vibe
11) Team Elite (Phillippines)
12) Major Jam
13) Fantastic Forze Crew
14) Size-Zero
15) Burning Bums (the only couple group)
16) Rough Addicts
17) F4C Starts
18) Joyce and The Boys (Defending champion)
19) Harlequinn
20) Hit the Speed Limit


Congratulations to all of them! And I wish them good luck in the finals! Give it all your best and no regrets! GAMBATE!

The FINALS will be held at Wave House Sentosa, 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island on March 12 2011, 7 p.m. Only one team will be conveted the chance to compete in Japan. Admission to the finals is through ticket only. Tickets could be purchased from O SCHOOL (Tel: 6509 0016) for $20 (till 8 March 2011), and $25 (from 9 March 2011 onwards).

On top of that, all these will not have been possible without :
Sponsors from F&N SPARKLING DRINKS
PRODUCED BY O SCHOOL
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Last of all, I will like to thanks OMY for inviting me to this event! It has certainly been an eye opener for me! Additionally, OMY also gave us a $10 Xing Wang Taiwan Cafe voucher and a $3 loaded TAPZ crad! Thanks a lot!

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THANK YOU OMY!!!!! AND GOOD LUCK TO ALL CONTESTANTS ONCE AGAIN!

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