2014 So You Think You Can Dance contest starts

The 3rd season of the Vietnamese version of the popular international reality television show” So You Think You Can Dance” has been kicked off.

Choreographer John Huy Tran (2nd, L) and winners of last contests at the press conference. (Photo: Sggp)

Organizers said the audition round of the dancing competition will take place in eight areas including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Can Tho, Bien Hoa, Nha Trang, Hai Phong and Da Lat.

100 best dancers will be selected for the semi-final round.

The judges are renowned dancers and choreographers, including John Huy Tran, Tuyet Minh, Chi Anh, Viet Thanh and Viet Max.

The jury will whittle hundreds of contestants down to 20, including 10 male and 10 female dancers, for the final round that will be held in Ho Chi Minh City and broadcast live in 11 weeks on HTV7 from October 18 to January 3.

The winner will receive VND400 million (US$19,000).

Contestants aged 16-30 are all welcome to participate in the contest.

By Nhu Hoa – Translated by Kim Khanh

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