Michal Vach will be performing a modern dance called “Monologue” for the Czech Republic at Eurovision Young Dancers 2017.
It has been revealed that the Czech Republic’s Michal Vach will be performing a modern dance called “Monologue” in Prague next week for the Eurovision Young Dancers 2017 competition. The music Michal will be dancing to is also called “Monologue”, which was composed by Max Richter. His performance has been choreographed by himself and Lenka Halašova.
Michal Vach will represent the Czech Republic at this year’s Eurovision Young Dancers. Michal started dancing when he was twelve-years-old when he was a part of the Flash Dance Company. Two years later, he began studying at the Dance Centre Prague Conservatory where he joined the Baby Ballet Prague. Since the sixth grade, he has been a member of Ballet Prague Junior. In his dancing career, Michal has had the chance to work with famous choreographers such as Attila Egerhazi, Lidia Wos, Samuel Delwaux, Kevin Durwel, Marek Svobodník, Pavel Šmok, Vlasta Schneiderová. He also works with: Guy Shomroni, Jeanne Solan, Václav Janeček, Igor Vejsada, Veronika Iblová, Linda Svidró Schneider.
The fifteenth edition of Eurovision Young Dancers will see dancers from eight participating countries compete for the crown. This year, the event will take place in the Czech capital Prague on Saturday 16th December.
The eight participants are as follows:
- Czech Republic – Michal Vach
- Germany – Danila Kapustin
- Malta – Denise Buttigieg
- Norway – Anna Louise Amundsen
- Poland – Paulina Bidzinska
- Portugal – Raquel Fidalgo
- Slovenia – Patricija Crnkovič
- Sweden – Christoffer Collins
First held in 1985 a total of 37 countries have competed at least once in the contest, including Canada in 1987. The competition is open to young dancers who are aged between 16 and 21 years old. Each country is represented by either a solo dancer or a couple, who perform a routine of their choosing for the jury. The jury will select two acts to go through to the final round which is a 90 second dance off. Each dancer is given 45 seconds to perform and impress the judges, at the end of the performances the judges select the winner.