The road to the K1.5 million grand prize in the Ka Jive Dance competition with its slogan Tivine Zimenezi, continues with the latest seeing 12 evicted in Blantyre on Saturday.
According to Timescom Business Manager Heggar Kalowekamo, the eviction show in Blantyre held at Alpacinos Club 360, attracted 22 contestants but at the end of it all, only 10 made it through.
Kalowekamo said they were impressed with the turnout during the eviction show in Blantyre, which came barely two weeks after the eviction show in Lilongwe where six were evicted.
“There were so many events in Blantyre on Saturday but we are impressed with the turnout and the competition was stiff such that the judges had a torrid time,” he said.
He said people watched the best from the contestants adding that the competition is living up to its word of unearthing dancing talent but also offering a platform.
In season one, the competition was only held in Blantyre but this time it has extended to Lilongwe.
The judges on Saturday were Talumba Chirwa alias TC, Jean Chalungama and Panther.
Kalowekamo said the three judges unanimously picked six contestants namely Jay Squad, Dance Anomix, Three Two One Dance Crew, Ikuba, Twist Dance Crew and Fearless Crew.
And then later also gave a lifeline to Limbanazo Dance Crew, Rockstar Dance Crew, Danger Crew and Floor Steppers, who are last year’s runners up.
With Airtel Malawi, the main sponsors of the competition, Kalowekamo said two people won Airtel branded Smartphones from a draw conducted for people who bought data bundles to enter the competition.
He also said that those who bought tickets through Airtel Money also won various Airtel branded prizes after the draw was conducted.
“People can also vote for their favourite acts by sending an SMS with the name of the group to 57777 and stand a chance to win Airtel smartphones,” he said.
Kalowekamo said next up the show goes back to Crossroads, Lilongwe on November 28 before coming back to Blantyre on December 12 at Alpacinos Club 360.
Kalowekamo said the contestants in Lilongwe are battling at their own backyard likewise in Blantyre.
He said they will pick the best three each in Lilongwe and Blantyre who will then battle it out in the final.
Kalowekamo described the dance competition spearheaded by Times Group through Times Television as a lifetime opportunity for dancers to display their various dance moves to the nation with the show set to be broadcast live on Times Television
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