Members of Soul Industry performing during Just Dance Vol 2 at the International School of Brunei recentlu. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

Lights, dancing and upbeat music filled the auditorium of the International School Brunei recently as the second edition of Just Dance kicked off.

Over 700 people were treated to a spectacular evening of dance performed by more than 100 passionate local dancers.

The vibrant and heart-felt show hosted by Generation Z saw dancers collaborating in different ways to get the message of environmental awareness across and to build momentum for positive change.

The first main performance to take the stage was by Soul Industry, bringing an electric stage presence to the show, charming the audience with their lively and upbeat performance.

Evolution Style Dance Crew performing during Just Dance Vol 2 at the International School of Brunei recently. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

Soul Industry is a strong team that consistently delivered their best strength, agility and balance in their show-stopping performance.

The group’s synchronisation with the music was a feast for the eyes.

Furthermore, next to take the stage bright in their cheerleading costumes and enthusiasm was Pink Vanilla.

The performers puts on a fun and energetic performance and impressed the audience with their magnetic dancing skills.

Dance Instructor Ringu of Pink Vanilla performing during Just Dance Vol 2 at the International School of Brunei recently. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

The dance moves included some elements of waacking but the dance break is where the really impressive moves come in.

Their movement effectively expresses the dramatic melody of the music. Hitting the fast beat song

The performers of Pink Vanilla’s high-energy spirit, big personalities and rhythmic moves were pure, irresistible fun. It was an exhilarating experience to watch Pink Vanilla dominate the stag

Expressive and bold, best describe the performance from Studio Eleve.

The audience was mesmerised by the emotive moves of the graceful performers dancing to ‘Heart Cry’ by Drehz.

Members of Elite Dancing Coaching in a guest performance during Just Dance Vol 2 at the International School of Brunei recently. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

The piece from Studio Eleve draws inspiration from their strong desire to raise awareness about environmental awareness through their expressive dancing.

The performers of Studio Eleve gave the audience a dramatic piece in the prelude before vowing them with their vigorous choreography.

The movement that best encapsulates the performer’s elegance is during the prelude, as they move like a tide within a large plastic. Highlighting the devastating effects of plastic pollution.

Their stellar performance not only impressed the crowd but also makes them think.

Members of Pink Vanilla performing during Just Dance Vol 2 at the International School of Brunei recently. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

Moreover, BruHooder’s fiery footwork and rhythmic beats light up the stage combining high-energy and electrifying performance through the art of urban dance.

BruHooders infuse their moves with visual enactment and symbolic gestures. Each dance piece had an element of surprise that kept the audience at the edge of the seats.

Besides that, guest performers ranged from colourful Bollywood dancing to the energetic beats of the Brazilian Batucada played by Kamaloko also performed on the stage.

Others simply brought a lively, upbeat atmosphere to the show. It was an evening to remember.

Members of Soul Industry performing during Just Dance Vol 2 at the International School of Brunei recently. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

Co-founder of Generation Z Jolin Ho said that the event’s objective is to inspire the younger generations to transform their passion for dance onto a live stage.

“Events like this aren’t just for fun, they’re also creating much-needed exposure for the emerging talents of the local dance community,” said Ho, adding that the event is also hoped to increase the visibility of the local dance scene.

Present as the guest of honour was the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry
of Culture, Youth and Sports Pg.Mohd Amirrizal Pg Haji Mahmud.

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry
of Culture, Youth and Sports Pg.Mohd Amirrizal Pg Haji Mahmud presenting a token of appreciation to one of the dancers during the event. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

The Bruneian | BRUNEI-MUARA

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