Hip-hop powerhouse FCPC Baliktanaw from the team division sealed their supremacy on dancing as they were hailed the first “World of Dance Philippines” champion on April 7.
The team bested its two cofinalists after garnering a total combined judges’ score and text votes of 99.05%. They took home P2 million and an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles as prizes.
As the competition’s winner, the dance crew will also represent the country in the qualifiers round of “World of Dance USA.” FCPC Baliktanaw became known for its hip-hop dance routines with a uniquely Filipino flavor.
Upper division’s Luka and Jenalyn secured the first runner-up spot as they impressed everyone with their dance routines, which earned them a score of 96.38%. Junior division’s Ken San Jose, who scored 94.93%, was named the second runner-up. (Story/Photos by: K. Choa)