Chez Ntemba International dance competition 2011 reaches climax over the weekend with the final contest pledging more money and fun.
To make it more competitive and ideal to watch, the organizers have raised the prize money from K12,000 for number one spot in each category to K20,000 and K10,000 for runners up from K5,000.
The competition runs in four categories, which are local music, rhumba, dance-hall and house music.
Adding more, the club has enlisted several top-notch urban artists which include Maskal, Dan Lu and Diwa, nthumwi Pixy as well as new kid on the block Armstrong to spice up and curtain-close the competition with finals slated for Saturday night at Chez Ntemba, Blantyre.
“We want our customers to have more fun, and being festive season we thought of bringing in artists that they like most to spice up the final dance contest. But this is not the end of everything because during the night there will more fireworks and surprises,” explained Chez Manager Jerromy Ndala.
With celebrated panel of judges comprising of Joy radio dj Marcus Pasanje, journalist Justice Mponda and MBC radio 2 dj Diktator, the competition would not be a display of skills but a party with celebrities as renown disc-jockeys Kennedy Nkombezi and 101 FM dj Boo expected to masterfully spin the turntables to the amazement of club patrons.
Ndala conceded that being final contest for this year, they will allow everyone to participate including those that had been participating in previous contests.
Since the dancing competition started last year, the club has given out over K6 million in prize money. This year it has spent K3.4 million down from K4 million spent last year.
The competition is held every Wednesday to allow imbibers display their dancing antics.