Dance com­pe­ti­tion to get Mdantsane mov­ing

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Lovers of dance can look for­ward to Kings and Queens of Street Dance Monti that will take place at Mdantsane In­door Sports Cen­tre on Oc­to­ber 6.

Or­gan­iser Lumko Dukashe said the com­pe­ti­tion was aimed at those aged 18 to 35.

“There is so much tal­ent in our town­ships and I just want to put it out there,” Dukashe said.

Dukashe was a pro­ducer for the five-time South African Film and Tele­vi­sion Awards (Safta) win­ning show Tsha Tsha in 2006, to­gether with his wife, Luleka, who is a two-time Safta nom­i­nee for cos­tume de­sign.

Those want­ing to com­pete, must up­load a video of them­selves onto the Face­book page “Kings and Queens of Street Dance Monti” and the videos with the most likes will qual­ify for the com­pe­ti­tion.

“We wanted to use the tech­no­log­i­cal and so­cial as­pect this par­tic­u­lar age group are fa­mil­iar with,” he said.

If you can’t up­load to Face­book, en­tries will also be ac­cepted on the day be­tween 10am and 12pm

DJ Slu­jah of Umhlobo Wenene FM, DJ Len­tor SA and DJ Set­man are but a few con­firmed to spin the decks. Win­ners will re­ceive a cash prize of R5,000.

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