Israeli teen dance team wins gold at international competition in Spain

Shimsoni, Modi’in, at night. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – An Israeli teenage senior dance team won gold in the hip-hop commercial mega crew category of the 2022 Dance World Cup (DWC) finals in San Sebastian, Spain, reported The post of Jerusalem.

Nirit Dance Studio Chopskicks in Modi’in won for their hip-hop performance titled “Zombieland”.

The Dance World Cup — also known as the “Dance Olympics” — took place from June 24 to July 2. Its competitions take place in the ballet, modern, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, tap, song and dance, street/hip-hop and national genres.

According The post of Jerusalem.

The 23-member team trained five hours a week to prepare for the DWC, said one of the dancers, Tzofi Rubenstein, a 15-year-old high school student from Modi’in.

Rubenstein’s mother, Ziva, told the Job“Dance is very much linked to Israeli culture. The innovation and creativity of Israeli modern dance has made it a respected leader around the world and now, with Chopskick’s victory, Israeli hip-hop is on the global map.

Israel’s senior and junior teams have together won 18 medals at the DWC.