16th February 2023, Mumbai, India – Elvis and Namrata, the pioneering duo of Kizomba and Semba in Mumbai, have achieved a historic feat as they become the first Asians to win the World Championship of Kizomba and Semba. The competition, known as the Olympiad of Kizomba, was held in Paris and saw the best dancers from around the world compete in the authentic category of dance styles.
Elvis and Namrata, who have been dancing since 2014, have spent years perfecting their craft and honing their skills under the guidance of some of the top names in the industry. Their dedication and hard work paid off as they beat some of the stalwarts in the competition, including talented Angolan dancers, to take home the coveted title.
Their journey to the world stage began when they won the Asia Qualifiers in Delhi, hosted by Muxima India. This win earned them the opportunity to represent Asia in the World Championship and put their skills to the test against the best in the world.
“We are thrilled and honored to have won the World Championship of Kizomba and Semba,” said Elvis and Namrata in a joint statement. “It has been a long journey, but the love and passion we have for dance have driven us every step of the way. We hope to inspire others and spread the knowledge of these amazing dance styles across the world.” – The couple added
The win has put Mumbai and India on the map as a hub for talented Kizomba and Semba dancers and has solidified Elvis and Namrata’s place as pioneers and leaders in the industry.
In conclusion, Elvis and Namrata’s victory at the Olympiad of Kizomba is a testament to their dedication and passion for dance and serves as a reminder that anything is possible with hard work and determination.