Jabba Junior, a Kigali based dance crew is the winner of the mega dance competition dubbed "The FoneXpress Maneno Yote "Banjuka" Dance Competition. The event was held at Sportivew Hotel Saturday, August 6.
The competition organised by EA PRODUCTION and Sponsored by FoneXpress @ Nakumatt under "The Kigali Triology Party-3Parties in three days attracted 15 dance crews from Kigali.
Jabba Junior walked home Rwf1million rich; the group promised to use the money to set up a charity that will promote underground dancers in the country and the sick in hospitals but cannot afford to pay for their hospital bills.
Certified Sturz Crew came in the 2nd position, while the third place went to Young Family crew.
"We were looking for a creative crew, one with the energy and determination to win this competition from day one. We saw that in Jabba Junior," said Judge Dickson Gahima, a presenter on Contact FM.
Judge Remmy, a Ugandan professional choreographer said that all the other teams, though not winners of the competition, showed their resilience and was amazed at the level of dancing talent in the competition.
The organisers of the dance competition believe that they have achieved the objective of giving the many young Rwandans the platform to showcase their talents.
They also called on members of the private sector and the government through the Ministry of Sports, Youth and Culture to come out and support such initiatives.
On his part, Deejay Nano -one of the performing deejays at the event said that time had come for the young people to be given more opportunities to showcase their talent.
Maurice Ogutu, the FoneXpress "Maneno Yote" Manager in Rwanda promised more support to the initiative that will see a nationwide dance competition that will attract dancers from all provinces in the country.
The Kigali Triology Party is a concept of an entertainment event that takes place after every three months for three days in a row. According to the organisers, the next Kigali Triology Party would take place either late November, or early December.