YOUTH CAN DANCE – ANOTHER PLATFORM FOR THE NATION’S YOUTH DANCE TALENTS

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 July – Malaysian will once again be entertained by another entertaining talent competition with the launch of YOUTH CAN DANCE, an online dance competition opened to all Malaysian youth aged 15 to 35 years from any background, professional or amateur to participate and compete as an alternative platform to expose their talents to the industry. Lensa Creative, as the organizer is expecting more than 1,000 participations with the strong support from sponsor Tune Talk and other supporters such as Ministry of Youth & Sports, PUBLIKA (event venue), Red Bull (energy drink partner) and Kartell Record

Today, Malaysia’s popular rapper, Altimet and En Nazree Nassir, CEO of Lensa Creative witnessed by the CEO of Tune Talk, Mr Jason Lo and other partners has officially launched the competition at The Boulevard Red Zone, PUBLIKA, Solaris Dutamas.

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YOUTH CAN DANCE is an open competition for solo or group (max 7 persons) participation and officially starts from 8th July 2013 and ends on 31st August 2013. All contestants are required to uploadtheir video performance in YouTube and send an email to youthcandance@gmail.com with information such as name, MYKad, address, telephone, email, and YouTube link (performance video) and attach video file <5MB (optional)

All participations (video entries) will be viewed by the professional judges and the best performance will be shortlisted for the next stage. Among the professional judges of YOUTH CAN DANCE are Altimet (artiste), Khenobu (Red Bull BC One Cypher Malaysia 2013 Champion), Alam Wakaka Crew (Professional Dancer & Choreographer) and few more which will be announced soon.

“I’m very happy to be a part of this. I believe it’s one of the many positive outlets for our youth to express their individuality. It’s heartening to see the youth’s interests today in the arts being viewed more positively today than when I was growing up. Therefore it’s only right I throw my support behind this competition.” said Altimet as the Program Director of YOUTH CAN DANCE.

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The contestants are divided into 6 zones (Central, Southern, East Coast, Northern, Sarawak and Sabah) and top 3 contestants from each zone plus 2 wildcards shall advance to the finals scheduled on 21st and 22nd September 2013. The 20 finalists will have to perform LIVE on stage in front of the professional judges and audience at The Square PUBLIKA. There will be a carnival during the 2 days with many activities such as flash mobs, deejay demonstrations, graffiti exhibition and many more.

With the support from PUBLIKA as the official venue, it is expected that the response from the young generations will be very positive towards YOUTH CAN DANCE. As mentioned by Encik L Izwan Abdullah the Advertising & Promotions Manager of PUBLIKA Shopping Gallery “The shopping complex is constantly providing a platform for young talent and is glad to be supporting this event etc.”

The rules & regulations and more information on about the competition can be obtained from the Secretariat Office, Lensa Creative at (603) 62099858 or browse to www.facebook.com/youthcandance.secretariat and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/YouthCanDance.

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