OSHAKATI-The children’s dancing competition held as part of the New Era’s Fun Day marking its 21st anniversary on Saturday here infused life into two young dancers that won the dancing competition.
Sakeus Salom (10), and Lovisa Iyambo (13) won few New Era T-shirts and caps after showing off their hidden talents and displaying their energetic self. Salom told New Era, his voice full of joy, that he was very much grateful thanking God for giving him a talent, a chance to prove himself and for New Era coming to Oshakati.
“This was my first time competing with other children. I only use to do dancing practice at home with my cousin and I couldn’t believe my talent can go that far,” says Salom.
He goes that dancing is his passion. Not only this but he also wants to become a singer in the future.
“This was just a plat form for me to see where I stand because this kind of competitions, only come once in a lifetime.
I wanted to have a name for my self, to be someone known by the community and continue with my dreams as a singer after 10 years,” he says.
Ijambo who was smiling non-stop to her award, says although she was very much excited, that was not for the first time she is winning a price. “I have also dance at World Music Day celebration that was hosted in Oshakati this year, were I won a 50 dollar from Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Watagwana programme presenter called Pombili. This kind of obssessions are driving me nuts, every time, wherever I am, I just want to dance, even when I am eating,” she says with a smile on her face.
Since everything has been going well for her so far, and she has never lost any competition, in ten years to come she envisaged a great future ahead of her, being a professional and famous dancer.
“ I would love to work with Equipped Dance Academy, and want all the people to recognise me while I am still young,’ she signs off.