- The Saint Benilde Romancon Dance Company emerge victorious at the All Generation Championships (AGC) World Final in South Korea last October 27
- The dance group bested eight other competing teams from other countries
- They showcased their hip hop routine during their performance
A dance group from the Philippines ruled an international dance competition held in South Korea last October 27.
The Saint Benilde Romancon Dance Company of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde bested other dance groups from different countries in the All Generation Championships (AGC) World Final in South Korea to win the title.
Composed of 15 members, the Philippine dance group showcased their hip hop routines in a stellar performance; earning a total score of 9.245 to emerge at the top over eight other teams.
Thailand’s Redemption finished at second place while Waack Out Loud from the same country landed at the third spot.
According to a report, the Filipino dance group was invited by AGC Founder Austin Jiseong Heo to join the 2019 AGC after seeing them perform in an international dance competition.
It was also reported that Romancon Dance Company, which is mentored bu Xernan Alfonso, is a multi-awarded dance group. They are the 3-peat winner of the Hong Kong Challenge Cup Dance in 2016 to 2018.
During the closing ceremonies of the competition, the Filipino dancers sang the Philippine National Anthem to honor the country.
“Slayed the world stage! Thank you everyone for all the support! We are more than grateful to represent the country, the College, and most of all the art of dancing,” the dance troupe expressed on its Facebook page upon winning the dance competition.
The Benilde Office of Culture and Arts, on the other hand, expressed their pride for their students saying: Philippines Represent! Congratulations to your well-deserved victory Saint Benilde Romancon Dance Company– Champion at the All Generation Championship Final! Your triumph brings so much pride to our country, to the college, and to arts!