Yutha Medai 2012 – Duo Dance Challenge for Youth is Anticipated to Craft more Dance Talents
Kuala Lumpur, 16th October 2012 – Yutha Medai is a new dua dance challenge for youth between 18 to 35 years old by Astro Vaanavil. This dance contest is produced to prove our local youth due power and triumph as the twin knights of the battleground. Yutha Medai dance competition will be the ultimate test for the youths to challenge each other to bring out the best and creative dance skiils.
Yutha Medai was introduced by Astro Vaanavil is to search versatile dancers or dance duos/pairs who could stage and perform various genre of dance. Identifying new dance talents amongst Malaysians for the year 2012 is all about creating a platform for youngsters to show their dance prowess and creativity through a nationwide contest.
According to Mr.Murugiah Vellay, Head of Indian Language Business, “Astro Vaanavil started dance competition in the year 2005 to identify local dance talents. The journey is continuing till now without failure. Various concepts and mechanism of the show made the show number 1 Tamil dance competition in Malaysia. Thanks to all our viewers who always had given positive remarks and unlimited support for this show. It is very obvious that the quality of local dance talents have improved tremendously after Astro Vaanavil introduced its dance competition. Besides dance competition, Astro Vaanavil also taking further initiative to develop our talent through other reality shows such as Vaanavil Super Star, kids dance and singing competition and so on.
The audition for this duo dance contest took place on the 22nd and 23rd September 2012 at Astro. The best 24 pairs were selected from more than 50 pairs who turned up for the auditions. Yutha Medai consists of Audition, Preliminary stages, Heats, Semi Final and Grand finale. Thus each pair has to work really hard to win the champion title with Rm80,000 cash prize. The Grand Finale will be on 15th December 2012 @ 8pm, ‘LIVE’ from Stadium Bandaraya, Johore.
As a First Malaysian Indian TV duo dance competition for youth. Yutha Medai will be remarkable treat for the viewers. In this show, the contestants will be tested with different type of dance genre and challenges to the the title Best Youth Dancers 2012. Thus don’t forget to catch this family entertainment with boundless excitement, energetic performance, charming performers and fine entertainment, on Astro Vaanavil, Channel 201 on every Saturday @ 9pm starting from 27th October 2012.
Producer: Satiaseelan Kasinadan
Director: Krishnan Arnasalam
Hosts: Bala Ganabathy William & Joy Rasan
Competition Flow & Prizes List
Audition - Top 24 pair will qualify to Preludes rounds.
The Preliminary stage shall consist of 3 episodes in which the pairs selected from the Audition Stage shall be divided into three groups (a group will consists of 8 pairs of participants). One group will be featured during each week. At the end of each week, 6 pairs of participants will be selected to compete in next stage; which amounts to a total of 18 pairs of participants qualifying for the Heats stage.
This Heats stage shall consist of 2 episodes. The selected 18 pairs from the Preliminary stage shall be divided into 2 groups. Each episode will feature 2 tiers of challenges. All participants from each group will compete in the second first tier of the challenge; only 6 pairs will be selected to compete in the second tier of the challenge. 4 pairs of participants from each group will qualify for the Semifinal stage.
At the Semifinal stage (which will consist of 1 episode only) of the Competition, the qualifying pairs selected from the previous stage will compete in both tier of the Semifinal stage. At the end of the second session, 6 pairs will be selected to compete in the Grand Finals.
A total of 6 pairs will compete in the Yutha Medai 2012 competition Grand Finals. There will be a champion, 1st runner up and 2nd runner up.
Champion: RM80,000 Cash + Additional gifts & gadgets
1st Runner Up: RM50,000 Cash + Additional gifts & gadgets
2nd Runner Up: RM30,000 Cash + Additional gifts & gadgets
Consolation x 3: RM10,000 Cash + Additional gifts & gadgets
Most Popular Duo: RM10,000 Cash + Additional gifts & gadgets