Urban TV launches UGX 1B “Dance Off” Competition

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    Vision Group Marketing Manager (Broadcast & Digital Platforms), Kenneth Oduka (R) displays the registration form dance crews across the country will fill in to register for "Dance Off". Also in the picture are (R-L) Mrs. Susan Kavuma Ebiau, Urban TV Content Manager, Eric Lubwama (L), Kunta Productions Production Manager & Abdul Abdanger, a veteran dancer/ judge and one of the #DanceOffUG judges.

    We at Urban TV yesterday announced our sponsorship of “Dance Off,” a reality TV dance competition produced by Ugandan production house, Kunta Productions. The TV show is set to start airing on Urban TV on 16th April, 2018.

    The sponsorship worth in excess of UGX 1 billion will see dance crews from all over the country tussle it out for a total of UGX 50m cash prizes, with the winners walking away with a whooping UGX 30m! The 1st & 2nd runners-up will bag UGX 15 & 5 million respectively.

    “There is something for everyone, which hasn’t been the case where it has been the winner takes it all,” said Urban TV Content Manager, Mrs. Susan Kavuma Ebiau.

    “We have been working on Dance Off for a very long time so this is something solid we are bringing to our audience who are young, energetic people who we know that love this kind of programming & content,” Susan Kavuma, who is also the Station Manager, continues. “You can expect the best of any dance show you have set your eyes on”

    Auditions will be carried out over four weekends, starting Saturday 7th April in Gulu for the northern region, Saturday 14th April in Mbarara for the western region, Saturday 21st April in Mbale for the eastern region & finally Saturday 28th April in Kampala. Physical locations for the respective auditions will be communicated in due course.

    Interested dance crews can however start picking registration forms from the Vision Group offices in the different regions, namely Arua One FM in Arua, Radio Rupiny in Gulu, Etop Radio in Soroti, Jengo Newspapers (commonly known as New Vision Newspaper offices) in Mbale, and Radio/ TV West in Mbarara. For those in Kampala, the forms can be picked from the New Vision Head Offices on 3rd Street, Industrial Area.

    Registration is free for all and crews are expected to come with their forms for the auditions. No crew will be allowed to audition without a complete filled out form.

    Those interested in participating in the competition as individuals and not crews will need to record themselves (phone videos are allowed) & post their clips to the Urban Television Facebook page; they can also tweet us with the clip & use the hashtag, #DanceOffUG

    “Dance Off” will air Monday to Saturday for 15 minutes at 7pm & on Sunday for 1 hour at 7pm.

    Viewers are set to go on a campaign to vote for the host of their choice from a host of personalities interested in being hosts of this season. Stay on the lookout for how you can participate in the campaign.