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Pinoy choreographer bags 2009 Grand Prize at Yokohama

Pinoy choreographer bags Grand Prize at Yokohama
By Walter Ang
April 6, 2009
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Rhosam "Sam" Prudenciado Jr. recently won the Grand Prize at the Yokohama Solo x Duo + competition of the Yokohama Dance Collection R in Japan. When he turns twenty-five later this year in July, it will be one of the biggest birthday gifts of his life when he collects on the prize: a six month scholarship to study dance in France.

Yokohama Dance Collection R was launched as a contemporary dance festival in 1996 and has become one of Asia's most prestigious contemporary dance events. In addition to performance competitions and showcases, it functions as a contemporary dance market that connects choreographers and directors from all over the globe.

Prudenciado was the official Philippine representative sent by Wi-fi Body Festival and Contemporary Dance Network Philippines. This year's Yokohama Solo x Duo + competition received 192 entries from fourteen countries. Prude…