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N84m at stake as Globacom unveils Battle Of The Year dance competition


Nigeria’s indigenous telecommunications large Globacom has unveiled the Glo Battle Of The Yr (BOTY) dance competitors.

The sum of N84 million can be distributed among the many winners in six classes with the general winner representing Nigeria within the Worldwide Battle Of The Yr dance competitors in Japan in 2022.

On the unveiling that happened on Thursday on the Sheraton Lodges in Ikeja, Lagos, Manorath Shukla of Advertising Division, Globacom, stated with the just lately concluded auditions for the Glo BOTY in Lagos, Benin, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Abuja, the telecommunications firm is now unleashing all of the limitless potential of Nigerian dancers who’ve emerged as regional champions.

“These winners can be taken to Lagos in the end in preparation for the semi-finals the place an general winner will seem. On this camp, a mentor program and workshop can be organized on Dance Entrepreneurship and Breakdance.

“A number of dance and showbiz icons from all over the world have already come aboard this undertaking, together with Kaffy, Paco Lee, Pinky Debbie, Izzy Odigie, Massive Flo, Maxbuck. Dunamis, Frank Okwara. JC Jedor, Poxy (Cameroon), Gidnasty (US), Menno (Netherlands),” he stated.

In keeping with Shukla, all the joy, frills and pleasure of the nation’s finest and most energetic dancers on the Glo BOTY competitors can be introduced collectively in a 13-series tv present that may air early subsequent yr.

He defined that the present would little doubt maintain viewers glued to their screens and on the sting of their seats as contestants compete on the vinyl for the N84 million prize in six classes of fascinating and ecstatic dance.

Shukla added that this primary dance get together of its sort was an additional demonstration of Globacom’s dedication to convey larger worth to its subscribers, the Nigerian leisure trade and promote the event of youth expertise throughout the nation.

He acknowledged that Globacom as a model has been constantly acknowledged as the most important promoter of leisure in Nigeria primarily based on its help for leisure initiatives together with Naija Sings, Dance with Peter, Glo X-Issue, in addition to its flagship reveals, Glo Lafftafest, Glo Campus Storm and Glo Music Fiesta.

Globacom team members with Simi and Franc Okwara at the event
Globacom workforce members with Simi and Franc Okwara on the occasion

Shola Mogaji, Senior Supervisor, Advertising Communications, Globacom, stated the Glo BOTY is a fast-paced, action-packed present the place one of the best dance groups and people within the nation compete to see who would characterize Nigeria within the worldwide Battle of the Yr- League.

He stated 13 judges would choose the dancers’ strikes, creativity and extra, whereas coaches would lead the dancers to the highest prize.

Mogaji acknowledged that dancers from throughout Nigeria, vying for the Battle of the Yr title, had the possibility to characterize Nigeria on the Worldwide Battle of the Yr.

Nonetheless, a complete of 1,491 entries had been acquired throughout all classes.

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