This man’s back was ramrod straight. He looked impeccable. His partner was petite, nimble and gorgeous. They looked really professional. I must admit I used to slip my tongue between my lips when I was concentrating. This boy was the only one singing along to the Swazi National Anthem. But I caught him lip-synching. Great… Continue reading Strictly Come Swazi My Favourites
After a very ambitious set of moves, the man loses his footing and starts to fall, but his strong partner helps him regain his balance.
The judges are inscrutable. But these fans from Botswana know exactly what they like. But some people can get bored. Spot the difference between these two photographs of Mozambican spectators. Young dancers are very popular.
I am not a demon-on-the-dancefloor. I shuffle about like a grandfather (without cardigan or slippers I might add) when dancing at wedding celebrations. My mother tried to encourage me to learn ballroom dancing, saying how wonderful it would feel to be gliding around the dancefloor with a pretty girl in my arms. But I must… Continue reading Strictly Come Swazi Fun
Thank goodness for superglue. This lady’s gown matched her wig. With all the action, I was concerned the wig might fly off. We did have one incident when a hairpiece fell off and lay there on the polished floor, like a dead rat, being avoided scrupulously by all the competitors.
They were both gliding around the dance floor, waltzing to perfection. The tango was modern and jazzy, not the classical Argentinian style. Their foxtrot was smooth and flowing, but the damage was done during the quickstep. Their rotations, hops and runs must have jiggled something loose. I think this was the moment that her partner indicated… Continue reading Strictly Swazi Wardrobe Malfunction
These two contestants were competing at level one. They began shuffling around the dancefloor, with their eyes glued to their feet. Gradually they got into the swing of things and they loosened up. He kept his eyes on her, making sure he was following her lead. Then he made an error. I didn’t see what it was,… Continue reading Strictly Come Swazi Dancing Junior Competition