Shillong, Sept 30: Afro dancer Iamonlang Kharjana from the city has made it to the top 16 for the final round of Red Bull Dance Your Style, a global street dance event series.
This is the first time the dance competition is being held in India. After an all-digital qualifying round, in which over 1,500 dancers from around the country participated, the top 16 finalists were selected by a panel of international judges comprising hip-hop dancer Diablo, popper Kite, and dancer and choreographer Antoinette Gomis.
The finalists, coming from nine cities around the country, will now compete at the Red Bull Dance Your Style India Final on October 16, for a chance to be crowned the first ever national champion and represent the country at the World Final in Johannesburg on December 4.
In 2019, at the historic Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, France hosted the first-ever Red Bull Dance Your Style World Final with over 4,000 attendees.