They stormed the stage looking very colourful in their green and white costume. Their performance was drab, not even their use of a sweeping brush endeared them to the audience. It was a perfect score that must have impressed the judges, however the final contest was left strictly in the hands of the voting public. However, for their last performance at the grand finale, the Utere champ seemed tired but nevertheless, performed well till the very end. They competed with nine families who joined the academy on September 7. She later joined the dancing group. Theirs was a stellar performance eliciting whistles and cheers from the crowd. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

The excited lot that flooded the stage after the winner was announced, perhaps, thought they deserved to be in the spotlight as well. For the last battle to crown the champ, the Uzodinma ushered in the Hip Hop dance in their hippy black and white outfit. Previous Post Mourinho wants Didier Drogba. In an emerging sea of talents, it is difficult to grant everyone an equal chance in the spotlight. The audience dropped their jaws when the four-member family lifted the chubby female member with ease. The grand finale of Maltina Dance All Season 8, was an amazing display of electrifying dance styles.

Their costumes were no less attractive and colourful. The Odigies failed to hit the benchmark on a day that mattered most. Related Entertainment Nigeria West Africa. dacne

AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. Back flips, break dance, etighi and the new sensation, soki were all in the mix as the four families that reached the climax of the contest held the audience spellbound.

He proved equal to the task, showing that the sprinkle of grey in his facial hair was not a sign of weakness. In a bid to keep the anxious audience on their seats, Laff-Up engaged them in a question and answer session, and with the help of comedians, ‘Still Ringing’, the audience contained their anxiety. The academy is run by seasoned professionals who train the contestants throughout the competition. They did justice to the selected song: The age category saw Daniel Uche 18, emerge overall winner while Amarachi Clement 19 and Kelsi Dide 18 emerged first and second-runners up respectively.


In the 30 and above age category, which was extremely exciting, Mr. According to him, this was the best out of the four auditions he has attended in the garden city.

Through several nail-biting moments, they survived evictions and were eventually crowned the winner of the MDA Season 8.

We saw exceptional talents here. They were rewarded with astounding applause from the audience. For instance, during their hip-hop dance style presentation at the grand finale, they deployed a club setting with the mother of the house as the DJ.

The Utere family boogied down with their performance. The first day — which was the general session — was set aside for dancers from age categories; 5 — 12, 13 — 19, 20 — 29 and 30 and above, to compete for prizes ranging from Home Theatres, inch Flat screen television sets and 5. The show marked the end of a two-month journey into stardom for the Utere family.

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With the irresistible cadence of her voice, she welcomed the guests before the families stormed the stage in a final battle to win the coveted cash prize of N10 million. The MDA is also a strong platform that brings families together. Theirs was a stellar performance eliciting whistles and cheers from the crowd. One of the biggest surprises this year was a presentation by the instructors and judges.

The contesrants and second runners up will also get N3 million and N1 million respectively.

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However, Unanka were consoled with the second position while the Uzodinma family came third. And truth be told, they did very well and got their 10 minutes of fame, while the DJ allowed the music to play.

The fast paced malrina and pulsating beats was a beautiful blend of cultures such as the Arabs, Hindis, Africans and others.

They stormed the stage looking very colourful in their green and white costume. For the Odigie family, it was a tale of few cheers and claps from the crowd as they performed to Timaya’s ‘Ukwu’. Donning a red tracksuit with white polo underneath mzltina brown leather jacket, they thrilled the crowd but their first performance was more impressive. Another feat for which the Unanka family was conetstants applauded was one of the daughters who showcased her ballerina skills to further stun the crowd with her superb juggle of hats and tambourine.


The imminent scenario is that there are bound to be winners and losers.

They were rewarded with fabulous prizes. The Unanka family mimicked a club scene that presented their mom as a disc jockey. Muyiwa Contstants said it was a very interesting and entertaining 2-day audition in Port-Harcourt. Expectedly, the younger female wowed the crowd with her ballet skills, dancing with loops and rings, giving their presentation a theatrical rendition. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.

Their performance was drab, not even their use of a sweeping brush endeared them to the audience. For this year’s contest, the contestants went through rigorous and intensive lessons to master the Wazobia, Jive, Rhythm of Naija, Hip Hop, Pantomime and New Age dance.

For maltjna, in a reality contest, the first hurdle is to scale through the auditions stage, where judges are flippantly accused of bias opinions even when it is clear that some contestants lived the dream more as a wish than putting in the needful preparations. The African time factor was also experienced at the event. Articles and commentaries that sseason allAfrica. Dressed in a yellow and purple outfit, they wowed the crowd using their trump card, the chubby female member to their advantage, with their daring moves.

Perry Dan, a 53 year old photographer, emerged winner while Ndubuisi Agu 32 and Mrs. What we have witnessed today shows that Port-Harcourt people love to dance and they are proud of it. However, the Utere family emerged the winner of the MDA season 8. Though not filled to capacity, still the crowd was large enough to empty the buffet lunch, leaving a huge number with empty plates.

Odigie family once again failed to impress the audience.