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Best dancers of Land of Fire named

16 February 2017 [17:35] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

The Rashid Behbudov State Song Theatre hosted Baku Open Dance Cup 2017, which brought together the country's best dancers, Trend Life reported.

Participants of all ages competed for the honoring titles in the nominations: hip-hop, house, break dancing, dance shows, folk, oriental dances, etc.

The event was followed by Azeri Dance Starts - 2016 Awards.

"Sevinj" dance group presented "The Best Debut", Denis Ramazanli, member of "Buta" ensemble was named "The Best Dancer of the Year", "Best dance group -2016" is  "Zirve" team, while "Best choreography"  was shown by "Karabakh" dance group.

Ulviya Hasanova became the winner in the nomination "Best member of the Jury", while dance group "Aruz" was named the best for "The successful debut"

The full list of winners is the following:

Show Dance:

Small group – Baby –"Zirve"
Formation – Baby – ""Lyaman"
Small group – Child – Jam SS (choreographer Veronica Talibov)
Formation – Child –"Zirve"
Formation – Child – "Trio"
Formation – Juniors –"The Legend"
Miniproduct – Jam SS

Hip – Hop Show:
Solo – Child – 1 place –Yusif Jafarli, Jam SS
Small group – Child – Nero Kids

Solo – Child – "Buta"
Duet – Child –"Buta"
Formation – Child –"Aruz"
Solo – Juniors –"Buta"
Duet – Adults –"Buta"

Small group – Adults – "Zirve" (choreographer Aysu Chebiyeva)

Belly Dance :
Solo – Adults –  Elena Sultanova

Miniproduct – Smiles

Folk Style:
Small group – Child – "'Zirve" (choreographer  Farid Aliyev)
Formation – Child – "Aruz"
Duos – Juniors – "Azeri`s Crown"
Small group - Juniors – "Zirve"
Small group - Juniors – " Lyaman"
Small group - Adults – Mantre (Iran)
Miniproduct – "Ganja"

Folk Etnika:
Solo – Child – "Buta"
Duos – Juniors –"Azeri`s Crown"
Formation – Juniors – musical theatre school "Smile"

President of the Azerbaijan Dance Association Aziz Azizov praised a great performance of hip-hop and Azerbaijani and Iranian national dances by participants from the Iranian cities of Tabriz and Tehran.

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