In Celebration of Youth Culture, MTV Base Africa Launches ‘Dance Nation’

‘Dance Nation’ is a new series launched by MTV Base Africa to showcase South Africa’s explosive dance and music culture scene, as well as African house beats.

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On 17 June, the show ‘Dance Nation’ was launched on MTV Base Africa and will run every Friday from 17.30 to 18.00 CAT for 30 minutes. PHOTO/TWITTER

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA — MTV Base Africa is launching a new show titled ‘Dance Nation’ to celebrate youth culture and show off South Africa’s explosive dance and music culture as well as African house beats.

On 17 June, the show ‘Dance Nation’ was launched and will run every Friday from 17.30 to 18.00 CAT for 30 minutes. 

The first season of the show will feature eight episodes featuring players in genres such as gqom and amapiano.

‘Dance Nation’ will be hosted by South African singer Busiswa, choreographer Sne Mbatha, and DJ Miss Party, who has appeared on a number of reality television shows.

“I am so excited to be a part of Dance Nation season one,” Busiswa said.

“As an artist, I know how important it is to showcase fresh undiscovered talent to the world. This kind of TV viewing allows dancers, artists and creatives alike in the business of entertainment to draw ideas and inspiration for their body of work. I am on the show to further encourage our youth to believe in their talents and use them to create a better world. Dance and the arts are medicine for the people.”

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“Dance Nation” is being billed as an all-round celebration of a variety of dance styles and music styles interpreted by various societal and cultural expressions in the country. 

The show provides a unique look at how the various dances and music genres are interpreted by different social and cultural expressions in the country, explains MTV Base Africa.

“Youth culture is an important element of our programming initiatives and what better way to showcase the diversity of pop culture climate in Africa,” Paramount Africa senior vice president and general manager Monde Twala said.

“Dance Nation is not just a dance showcase, it is an honour of the legacy of dance expression passed on from generation to generation. This is a recognition of our evolution in influencing culture across the globe.” he added.

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