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Hip Hop vs Pantsula Dance Competition in Joburg 

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Publication

The latest dance competition in South Africa takes over Joburg City from the 8th of April 2017!

The inaugural HVP (Hip Hop vs Pantsula) Dance Competition is the platform where the latest sounds like – Babes Wodumo’s “Wololo” will meet Nasty C’s “Hell Naw”, Gqom vs Trap as Hip Hop dancers & Pantsula dancers compete for the prestigious HVP best dance competition.

Johannesburg, March 15th 2017 – The city of Johannesburg is the proud host of the most distinguished Hip Hop vs Pantsula dance clash that kicks off with the highly anticipated Auditions that will take place at the Johannesburg City Hall on the 8th April. HVP Dance Competition is aimed at contributing to the development and support of these 2 dance genres. This competition is destined to be the largest in the city’s history drawing dance crews from all over the country, coming to compete. The competition will cuimg_1511-1lminates in an All-Stars Showcase at the Finals to be held in May that will give the opportunity for dancers, parents and the public to attend a concert lasting 2 hours featuring the best dance talent South Africa has to offer. Two prize levels coming out of this event include: first place (R40, 000plus HVP CHAMPIONSHIP Trophy) and second place (R10, 000).

“Hip Hop & Pantsula dance has been part of our lives for many years and have survived the various influences that have taken over its music. Both these dance styles have grown every year and are now influencing different spheres of our lives. It is in this light that Kan Communications have teamed up with Club 10 to launch one of the most exciting dance competitions – HVP Dance Competition! We hope it will contribute immensely to the development of these two dance forms. We look forward to seeing various great crews with fresh moves at the HVP,” explains Kenna Mahlangu, founder and director of HVP Dance Competition.

BIG NAME AMONGST THE FRATENITY

Dancers will have a chance to perform in front of a panel of world renowned judges that includes Vukani Khoza, the owner of African Child Dance Studio, a renowned instructor and choreographer who has danced & choreographed for a number of local and international Superstar acts and the International award winning Hip Hop Dancer & Choreographer – Delta the Leo. “It’s an honour and a privilege to welcome such renowned dance legends as part of our competition Judges. This is proof that HVP Competition is a dance competition of international standards!” explains Kenna Mahlangu.

Participants will also have the opportunity to get tips from our international dancers and choreographers who are our judges.

ABOUT HVP DANCE COMPETITION

Created by Kan Communications, a boutique corporate communications company owned by Kenna Mahlangu and Neo Marumo-Mphaphuli. HVP Dance Competition kicks off in the city of Johannesburg this 8th April with a mission to contribute to the development of dance in South Africa, in Pantsula & Hip Hop styles. The event is powered by Club 10 Liquor. For more information about auditions please call (010) 276 0241 and/or email ikan@kancomms.com
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AUDITIONS!!!

DATE: 8 April 2017

VENUE: The Johannesburg City Hall

REGISTRATION TIME: 8am – 10am (No late registration)

SHOW TIME: 10am

ENQUIRIES: (010) 276 0241 and/or email ikan@kancomms.com

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MEDIA ACCREDITATION, INFO AND INTERVIEWS:

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Author:

Assistant Professor in the African Studies Department at Howard University. Professor of the course Hip Hop and Popular Culture in Africa. Researcher and photographer of hip hop in Africa.

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