DreamPlay, City of Dreams Manila’s DreamWorks-inspired interactive play space, celebrates its second year anniversary with another “King Julien’s Dance Off” competition open to all children’s dance groups from around the country. Following preliminary screenings, eight finalists will vie for the top prize worth over P100,000 at the Grand Finals on August 27.
The contest is open to all kids’ groups between the ages of seven to 14 with eight to 12 members each group, and can be composed of all boys, all girls or mixed. Interested kiddie dance groups must download the entry form from the City of Dreams Manila website: www.cityofdreamsmanila.com/dreamplaydanceoff and submit a two-minute dance video entry with an English song from any DreamWorks movie until August 16 for the qualifying round.
On August 17, DreamPlay management team, in the presence of a DTI representative will review and deliberate each qualified entry to determine the top eight grand finalists. The final eight groups will be announced the following day on City of Dreams Manila website and DreamPlay Facebook page. The finalists will also be sent an official e-mail confirmation.
Criteria for judging during the qualifying round includes choreography – creativity, style and originality (40%), execution – timing, coordination and projection (30%), over-all impact – star quality (20%), and costume – tasteful and themed according to song choice (10%) for a total of 100%.
The eight finalists will each perform a five-minute dance number at the Grand Finals to be held in Chaos, City of Dreams Manila where only one children’s dance team will be chosen as King Julien’s Dance Off champion with the grand prize of P80,000 in cash, a DreamPlay trophy and a special invitation to perform in upcoming events at DreamPlay. The grand champion members will each be provided with an Annual Pass for unlimited DreamPlay access, a photo op with DreamWorks characters, DreamShop voucher worth P1,000 and Chez Gingy voucher worth P1,000.
The first runner-up will be awarded with the prizes of P25,000 in cash and DreamPlay trophy. Every member of the runner-up dance troupe will have a weekend pass at DreamPlay, a photo op with DreamWorks characters, DreamShop voucher worth P500 and Chez Gingy voucher worth P500.
Consolation prize for the other kiddie groups who qualified for the grand finals includes P10,000 in cash and a DreamPlay plaque. Each of their members can have a photo opportunity with the Dreamworks characters and bring home a complimentary DreamPlay ticket, DreamShop voucher worth P500 and Chez Gingy voucher worth P500.
The criteria for judging in the Grand Finals are choreography – creativity, style and originality (40%), execution – timing, coordination and projection (30%), costume – tasteful and themed according to song choice (10%), audience impact – stage presence (10%), and over-all impact – star quality (10%) for a total of 100%.
The distinguished panel of judges for the grand finals includes City of Dreams Manila’s Property President Geoff Andres, General Manager for Non-Gaming Operations Marlon Hirsh and DreamPlay Senior Manager Arnold Uriarte.
Terms and conditions apply, per DTI-FTEB No. 8572 Series of 2017. For more details and information, interested parties can call 800 8080, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cityofdreamsmanila.com.ph.