Ghanaian Chronicle

HEROES ARE 2012 STREET DANCE CHAMPIONS

Date published: September 20, 2012

It was all joy and heart-warming as HEROES dance crew were officially declared the Malta Guinness Street Dance Season 5 champions on Friday 14th September at the National Theatre, following several hours of ecstatic display of sizzling dance moves among the final four dance crews that threw fans into fever pitch excitement.

Aside winning the cash prize of GHC 15,000, HEROES dance crew will bypass the Pan-African and go directly to the international stage. Ghana’s number one Street Dance Crew HEROES, will be heading to Bochum Germany in October to fly the flag for our Nation high as they compete against the world’s best street dance crews. This exciting new twist to the show has been made possible by five incredible years of street dance talent being nurtured by the Malta Guinness brand.

Following a nationwide hunt for Ghana’s best street dancers in June, hundreds auditioned, hundreds supported and hundreds of moves were showcased out of which 18 talented dance crews were selected by our celebrity judging panel comprising of Reggie Rockstone, hiplife godfather; Beatrice Aurther, ‘the’ renowned creative designer and K.O.D (Kofi Okyere Darko) a trendy presenter and Talent Manager extraordinaire.

The 18 dance crews went through a series of rigorous but exciting competitions and were finally pruned down to top four out of which HEROES emerged Ghana’s number one street dance champions. This year, fans from the Facebook page were also able to vote for and root for their favourite dance crew online.

Commenting on the event, Agnes Essah, Marketing Director at Guinness Ghana Breweries said, “We are thrilled for HEROES crew who definitely stunned us with their street dance moves at the National Final.  This year’s National Final was one of our best yet and we are delighted with how the fifth season of Malta Guinness Street Dance has been concluded. We call on all Ghanaians to support HEROES as they represent Ghana in Germany in October.

Malta Guinness Street Dance is sponsored by Ghana’s number one malt drink produced by Guinness® Ghana Breweries Limited, Ghana’s Only Total Beverage Business and a subsidiary of Diageo plc, the world’s leading drinks producer.  Malta Guinness is adored by thousands across the nation for its great taste, finest quality natural ingredients, vitamins, and nutrients that provide real goodness and give you that ‘Top of the World’ feeling.

Speaking after the event, the thrilled HEROES crew could not hide their excitement and promise to lift the flag of Ghana high at the international stage in Germany. One Spirit Dance Crew placed 2nd position.

 

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