HCM CITY (VNS)— World famous Cuban dancer Alfredo Torres Jureidini will be the fourth judge for Viet Nam’s Got to Dance 2013 contest.
After the preliminary rounds, organisers of the Vietnamese version of Got to Dance 2013 have announced a change from the original format featured on the Sky One channel in England.
Instead of three judges, the Vietnamese version will have four judges from the audition round onwards.
Alfredo Torres was born in Havana, Cuba, home to vibrant folk dances like Bele, Bomba, Brukkins and Conga.
Alfredo has been a passionate dancer since he was very young. He is accomplished in salsa, contemporary dances, classical ballet, Afro-Cuban dances, jazz, hiphop and dubstep.
He made the final round of the World Salsa Championships in Orlando (US, 2007).
He has triumphed at several other contests including the Fanta Salsa Festival in Sofia (2007, 2008), Black Sea Salsa Festival in Varna (2008), Black Sea Salsa Festival in Bourgas (2009) and World Salsa Meeting in Milano (2011).
His was part of the jury for the third edition of the Bulgarian Dancing with the Stars, and has choreographed for many programmes on Nova Tv and BTv (Bulgaria).
Alfredo has also taught dance and choreographed many events in the US, Britain, Japan, Spain, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Greece, Hungary and the Netherlands.
Organisers expect Alfredo will inspire and help contestants hone their dancing skills.
The audition round of the reality talent show for all amateur dancers will start at the end of this month. — VNS