The whole thing was born when Instagram star Shiggy posted a video of himself dancing to Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’ outside his car, alongside the hashtag #DoTheShiggy. Within days the social media star has spawned a new dance craze, with people all over the world hopping out of their cars to take part in the ‘Shiggy Challenge’. Now, Instagram and Twitter are awash with men and women filming themselves on the road as they dangerously put their car into neutral and dance alongside it.
Singapore’s annual dance movement ‘Got to Move‘ is set to return this October for the third time with ‘a refreshed format’ and ‘expanded programming’ for the public to appreciate dance. From 13 to 29 October, the ‘Got to Move’ initiative will offer over 220 dance programmes and activities across various dance schools, pop-up events around the island. As part of the activities in this year, dance duo ScRach Marcs will be having a ‘dance performance installation’ at various locations in Singapore.
Barely three months since their last concert in Singapore, popular Korean boy group EXO is set to return to the island again. This time, the group will be making a guest appearance at shoe brand Skechers’ “Sweet Monster K-pop dance competition 2017” on 10 June. Skechers Singapore published a Facebook post on Thursday (18 May) announcing details of the dance competition as well as an appearance by EXO, who are also brand ambassadors .
Recent graduates of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba School performing at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana in February 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)
The individual dancers are told they’re going to Vegas or they’re not. It’s straight to Vegas, and then when they get to Vegas, they have to do choreography there. What happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas, so what will that round be like?
@balletbeautiful/Instagram Like Miley Cyrus is to Moschino’s Jeremy Scott, or Kim Kardashian to Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing, runway models and fashion editors flock to Ballet Beautiful’s Mary Helen Bowers. The professional ballerina has developed such a loyal following of tightly toned, Celine-clad bodies, that she’s followed the pack to Paris. Bowers was a member of the prestigious New York City Ballet for 10 years (she started when she was 16), before becoming famous for transforming Natalie Portman’s body for the actress’ Oscar-winning role in Black Swan in 2010. @balletbeautiful/Instagram Bowers is the force behind Natalie Portman’s perfect pirouettes in Black Swan.
Anyone who’s handpicked by Beyoncé is guaranteed to be cool and Les Twins are no exception. The identical French brothers, also known as Larry and Laurent Bourgeois, are killers in both the dance and fashion departments. Over the past five years, they’ve become regulars at Paris Fashion Week, and today they made their Fall/Winter 2015 debut at Anthony Vaccarrello, dressed in head-to-toe Dior with Donatella Versace sitting in between them.