Six evicted in Ka Jive Dance contest


Six contestants were evicted as other six sailed through t o the next round of season two of the Ka Jive Dance Competition spearheaded by Times Group through Times Television.

The contestants battled it out at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe on Saturday.

The jam-packed Crossroads Hotel’s auditorium was the centre of attraction, as many fun lovers converged to have a feel of the Times Television’s brain child.


The patrons were swept off their feet as Martse, who spiced up the competition dished out his famous song ‘Mwano’.

But to the main business of the day, the 12 contestants left the audience amazed as they showcased their dancing skills.

It was an afternoon to remember for Lilongwe fun lovers.


The energetic and incredible dancing skills of the Incredibles, could not skip the judges’ attention, neither could the courage displayed by Takondwa Chitekwe, whose stage name is TKC TKC.

Turn-taking in Nyenyenye Dancing troupe’s performance, left the patrons amazed, so was the great dancing skills displayed by Adobe Dancing Crew.

It was clear a panel of judges comprising Ashley Phiri, Rodgers Siula and former Big Brother Housemate, Sipe, had quite a job on Saturday afternoon, of separating grain from chuff after sublime performances by the contestants.

Ashley, who was chief judge, summarised how the dancers performed:

“We had great dancers this afternoon. But at the end we had to choose the best and the best, we have chosen.”

Salama Dancers Crew, Incredibles, Young We Dance Crew, Adobe Dance Crew, Relapz Crew and TKC, made it to the next round.

The six are expected to battle it out in Lilongwe soon from which three will make it to the national finals.

Despite, being evicted, people were still talking about great performances by Element X, Mtola Dance Crew, VOC, Nyenyenye Dancing Crew and Amunandife Malawi and LC Blazers.

The winners, of the Airtel Malawi-sponsored competition are expected to get K1.5 million.

Meanwhile Airtel Malawi has partnered with Times Television in season two of Ka Jive Dance Competition.

The telecommunication company has sponsored the competition to the tune of K4 million.

Speaking after the symbolic cheque presentation ahead of the competition on Saturday, Airtel’s Brands and Communications Manager, Isabel Kachinjika said the sponsorship is one way of promoting talent.

“As Airtel, we believe in empowering people to be able to live their dreams. That’s why we have also been involved in this competition. Ka Jive allows people to be indentified and awarded for their skills,” said Kachinjika.

Airtel has also been sponsoring such competitions as Rising Stars and Trace Music competition, which also aim at promoting talent.

Kachinjika said she was impressed with how the competition has started this year.

“There is a lot of potential here. The performance was very good. The youth have a lot to offer and we expect more as the competition progresses,” she said.

Times Group’s Chief Commercial Manager, Dumisani Ngulube, said the company was happy with the support from Airtel.

“It’s exciting that Airtel has sponsored this competition. As a company, we have been working with Airtel for a long time. That’s a natural thing we expected from them. This sponsorship will motivate contestants to do even more as they know what they will get at the end,” said Ngulube.

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