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#Dance 2015: Showcasing South African Dance with Indian Flair

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With the aim of promoting cultural awareness and raising funds to educate disadvantaged children, Kumari Roanna Bala has devised an entertaining two-hour dance programme entitled ‘#Dance 2015’ which will feature Bharatanatyam, modern and contemporary dance forms, hip-hop, break and film dance. Venue: Thekweni College, 262 D’Aintree Avenue, Asherville Date: 25 April 2015 (Pic: Kumari Roanna Bala founder of TruRo Productions)

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JOMBA! 2014 – A witness to beauty and power

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The Centre for Creative Arts 16th Jomba! Festival started at UKZN’s Sneddon Theatre (Howard College Campus, Durban) with a memorable and profound experience. Not only did we listen to festival instigator and artistic director Lliane Loots say what is on every one’s mind regarding the paucity of funding for artists and specifically for dance companies, but we experienced, with mind-numbing clarity, the way in which art serves us as human beings. The exquisite performance of 'Beautiful Us' and 'Dominion' from Joburg-based Vuyani Dance Theatre reminded us that when contemporary dance is at its best it is truly a universal language that speaks to the heart.

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Hip Hop stars dazzle Sprite Finale

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Sprite 2014 Hip Hop Winners 

From Left to right; Graffiti winner: Charles Keylock aka “Riot”; Fan winner: Shavon Etches; Emcee winner: Luthando Dekeni aka “Lolli skoko sase nyanga”; Dance winner: Benny Chiloane; B-ball winner: Andile Zulu; Snr. Brand Manager for Sprite: Hlukani Rikhotso and C-Live as MC for the event.

On 2 August 2014, Zone 6 in Soweto played host to a celebration of hip hop culture: the Sprite Uncontainable finale. With C-Live as MC, the event was jam-packed with everything hip hop – from live performances by emcees and dance crews to the insane NBA Memphis Grizzlies Dunk Squad, pro skateboarders and, most importantly, the contestants bringing their A-game as they battled it out.

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Review Contemporary Dance: Fragile – Telling Stories, Painting Pictures

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Flat Foot Dance Company celebrates 11 years of existence this year. But, as Artistic Director Liane Loots pointed out, the future looks fragile. With many dance companies disappearing due to lack of funding, the essential role played by the artist in our society is seriously threatened. Featuring two dance pieces, ‘Fragile’, at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, was a reminder that the language of dance is universal, powerful and necessary

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