Friday, 19 August 2011
STELLA MWANGI TO FEATURE IN DANCE WITH THE STARS – NORWAY
Kenyan singer based in Norway Stella Mwangi has been selected to take part in a dance reality show called Skal vi Danse? (Shall We Dance?) – the Norwegian version of Dancing with the Stars.
In the show, Stella is paired up with a professional dancer, Asmund Grinaker in the show that will run late till October. Asmund, 31, is a Musician and teacher at the University of Oslo, Education and Teacher Education.
The two will compete with other celebrity duos made up of an athlete, politician, journalist, Reality TV star, footballer, Skier and Ski Jumper.
The other contestants include Rachel Nordtømme, Inger Lise Hansen, Noman Mubashir, Anna Anka, Lars Bohinen, Kari Traa, Rune Larsen, Atle Pettersen and Anders Jacobsen.
Stella told the organisers of the reality show hat the reason she opted to join the show is because “I want to learn how to dance and entertain,” adding, “I hope for a dance teacher who is patient and friendly, yet rigorous and requires discipline. I want to learn the most dance (moves) so I can blend it with my music and style.”
In the show the contestants will compete against each other and the pair with the least votes will be eliminated. Votes are cast by TV viewers and also a panel of judges.
The series has had high ratings in Norway, with an average of between 600,000 and 700,000 viewers.