Choreographer Dharmesh to judge Sikkim’s Dancing Icon S2 finale

Gangtok, 24 Oct:

Popular Indian dancer and choreographer, Dharmesh Yelande,will be the judge for the grand finale of Sikkim’s Dancing Icon 2018 season 2 scheduled to be held on 26 Oct here at Manan Kendra. He will be reaching Gangtok on Thursday evening.

Sikkim’s Dancing Icon is being organised by Ranipool based Creative Illusion Dexterity Studio in East Sikkim. Top six dancers each in junior and senior categories will take on each other in the grand finale for the title. Dharmesh Yelande will be assisted by another talented dancer, Mingma D Lepcha, from Namchi, South Sikkim in the grand finale. The theme of the competition is ‘Say No to Drugs and Yes to Dance’.

Addressing a press conference here today, the event manager,Sangeet Pariyar, mentioned that this is the second season of the competition and around 550 dancers from Sikkim and its neighbouring hills and some other parts of the country took part in the auditions of the competition this time. He informed that auditions and other rounds of the competition were judged by Sushma Yonzon and Shristi Pariyar.

Mr Pariyar stated that Creative Illusion Dexterity Studio started Sikkim’s Dancing Icon last year to provide a bigger platform to youth to showcase their talent and further encourage them towards productive and creative path. He stated that the competition is an annual event of the academy and will continue to give exposure to talented dancers.

The dancing field has immense opportunities for dancers of Sikkim to make a successful career in it, he added. He also urged the people of the State to recognize the skills and talents in their children and to send them to academies to further hone their talents.

The competition has cash prize, music video and other gifts for the winners.