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In South Korea Nigerian dance group wins 7000 dollars

A dance crew from Nigeria, Supreme Task, has emerged best in performance category at the 2016 Korean POP World Festival held at Chanhwon Sport Park, South Korea, winning 7000 dollars.

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Supreme Task

At the event there was a total of 15 finalists from various countries such as Nigeria, Nepal, Russia, Malaysia, Mexico and the United States.

Other countries that participated are Vietnam, Sweden, Israel, Italy, India, Indonesia, Japan, China, and Hungary.

According to a statement by the Director of Korean Cultural Centre, Mr. Han Sungrae: "80 contesting teams from 65 different countries had earlier participated in the preliminaries, categorised into Performance and Vocal and Nigerian team beat other contestants in the performance category."

"The Supreme Task Dance crew performed a Korean song `Fire' by TBS in the presence of about 20,000 people to emerge the best team in the performance category."

Supreme Task on stage play

Supreme Task on stage


The team is participating in the K-Pop World Festival in Korea for the second year in a row.

Last year, Nigerian team, Pacific Stars emerged overall best team at the festival, becoming the first African team to do so in the six years that the festival has been running.

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