Star-studded, emotional and compelling – the 4th annual STARMOVES CHAMPIONSHIP on the 22nd of March 2014 in Hockenheim moved dance enthusiasts from all over Europe.
This year the judges chairs were filled by 6 dancers known and respected in the industry. The participants were judged by none other than starchoreographers Di Moon Zhang (I.aM.Me Crew), Hamza Haimami (Justin Timberlake), Roy Douan (Starmoves Head Coach), Kimbo Tran (Monrose, Schlag den Raab), Johnny Vongratsavai (Nexotic), and Shorty (Kelly Rowland).
Group Junior was once again taken out by the previous years winners WATS CRU (Die neue Tanzschule, Aalen). The judges were also impressed by Group Small winners Holodeck Skillz (Holodeck Dance Centre, Fulda) and Group Big winners Speak your mind (Campus Dance School, Pirmasens).
The Solo-Battles also didnt dissappoint. Participants demonstrated their talents in multiple rounds of fair and exciting battles !
In the Freestyle category Amelie Weijers (Tanzschule Mennigmann, Dortmund) earned the top stop for the Juniors while Fionna Callan(Rhyze Dance School, Seligenstadt) won first place in the Adult category. Because of her succesful interpretation of original Starmoves routines Leila Linn (Six-Step Dancestudio, Saarlouis) and Vanessa Giffo (Tanzschule Burger-Schäfer, Stuttgart) received gold in the Freestyle categories Solo-Starmoves Junior Level 1 and 2 respectively. In the adult round Tam Gücklhorn (Tanzschule Winkle, Kirchheim unter Teck) and Svetlana Samkowa (Dance ! Die Tanzschule, Bad Rappenau) took out the two top positions by wowing the audience and judges.
Many talented dancers made the day into a fair and exhilirating competition and made the fourth round of the championship an unforgettable experience. We already look forward to next years championship !