Goa bagged six awards at the recently concluded India International Dance Congress held recently in Bangalore. Held over a period of four days, IIDC, one of Asia’s largest Latin dance events, features all Asia championship, workshops, boot camps, performances and more.
The 2018 championship held from July 5 to July 8, in 29 categories saw over 200 contestants participating this time around from countries like China, Taiwan, Hong Kong etc. A team of Goan dancers also made their way for the big event, participating in the salsa and Bachata and solo dance categories. Riya Sharma bagged the first place in the female semi professional solo category while Akshay Anwekar took the third place in the male amateur solo category. Amit Rajput and Sakshi Kurtarkar emerged victorious in the all Asia profession division of the bachata category bagging the second place while the salsa category, Ankit Moraskar and Shamaj Nk took second place in the salsa amateur division with Shamaz also bagging second place in the amateur solo category.