Saturday, December 29, 2012

Friday, December 28, 2012

MALAYSIA'S MOST POPULAR LINE DANCES & CHOREOGRAPHERS OF THE YEAR 2012


The most popular line dance of the year has to be one that is danced by most line dancers and the most popular choreographer has to be the one whose dances are enjoyed by thousands of line dancers. So where to find these information, if not from the dance lists of all major line dance carnivals, jams or parties that are available on-line in websites or social media like Facebook while a few were submitted privately to the author. A total of  18 dance lists were collected from parties which were well attended by line dancers. One list with inadequate information was left out.

The 18 line dance carnivals, jams and parties are:

LET'S DANCE FOR CHARITY 24.4.12
SOLIDARITY JAM 29.4.12
ESPLANADE LINE DANCE JAMBOREE 7.7.12
KCS LINE DANCE CARNIVAL 14.7.12
LET'S DANCE AGAIN 11.8.12
TAIPING SENTRAL LINE DANCE JAM 23.9.12
PARIT BUNTAR LINE DANCE JAM 7.10.12
SPS LINE DANCE JAM 14.10.12
IPOH RITZ GARDEN LINE DANCE JAM 21.10.12
STARDUST LINE DANCE JAM 10.11.12
5TH GOLD LINE DANCE CARNIVAL 18.11.12
BUKIT KULIM CHARITY LINE DANCE JAM 25.11.12
10TH UNITY XMAS LINE DANCE PARTY 2.12.12
DANCE FOR GOOD HEALTH, PEACE AND JOY 9.12.12
KG BARU LINE DANCE JAM 11.12.12
CHRISTMAS LINE DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA 23.12.12
NDNL COME DANCE WITH ME X-MAS LINE DANCE PARTY 23.12.12
CHRISTMAS LINE DANCE GET TOGETHER 24.12.12

After weeks of tabulation and counter-checking, the results are as follows:

MALAYSIA’S MOST POPULAR LINE DANCE FOR 2012

      Domino by Rachael McEnaney

MALAYSIA’S MOST POPULAR FOREIGN CHOREOGRAPHER FOR 2012

                        Rachael McEnaney

MOST POPULAR MALAYSIAN LINE DANCE FOR 2012

                        Gan Jit Pui by BM Leong

MOST POPULAR MALAYSIAN CHOREOGRAPHER FOR 2012

                        BM Leong

ME & MY BOY ann kristin sandberg


SHATTERED DREAMS karl harry winson


Monday, December 24, 2012

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER bm leong



Danced by the Leling Line Dance Group of Kuala Trengganu. Thank-you, Mr. GS Tan.

LOVE YA INSIDE OUT peter jones & anna lockwood

WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING bob francis

CHOTTO MATTE KUDASAI bm leong

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Saturday, December 15, 2012

RULE THE WORLD rachael mcenaney


LET'S DO THE SHAKE gs ang


Danced by the No Dancing No Life group. Thank-you.

RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER bm leong



Taught and danced by Tina Chen and her class of students. Thank-you.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER bm leong


Choreographed by BM Leong ( 121212 )
Phrased, 4 walls, easy intermediate line dance
Song : Rudolf The Red-nosed Reindeer by Christmas Party Allstars
SOD : AAB/AAAB/AAAB/AA(8)
Start the dance after 32 counts on the word ‘Rudolf’ of lyrics “ Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer….”





ALONG THE JOURNEY mary frances chua


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

NEW DANCE: CHOTTO MATTE KUDASAI


Choreographed by BM Leong ( Dec. 2012 )
32 counts, 4 walls, intermediate line dance
Song: Chotto Matte Kudasai by The Sandpipers
Start the dance after 32 counts.

RHUMBA BASICS
1-2           Step left to left side dragging right along, hold
3-4           Step right beside left, step left in place
5-6           Step right to right side dragging left along, hold
7-8           Step left beside right, step right in place

FORWARD STEP,HOLD, FULL TURN LEFT, HALF FORWARD RHUMBA BOX, HOLD
1-2           Step left forward, hold
3-4           Turning 1/2 left step right back , turning 1/2 left step left forward
5-6           Step right to right side, step left together
7-8           Step right forward, hold

CROSS, FLICK, CROSS, FLICK, CROSS, SIDE, CROSS, HOLD
1-2           Cross left over right, flick right to right side
3-4           Cross right over left, flick left to left side
5-6           Cross left over right, small step right to right side
7-8           Cross left over right, hold

HIP SWAYS RLR, HOLD, 3/4 TURN LEFT, BACK ROCK.
1-2           Sway hips right, sway hips left
3-4           Sway hips right, hold
5-6           Turning 1/4 left step left forward, turning 1/2 left step right back
7-8           Rock left back, recover onto right

FEEL THE SAMBA larry bass


HOME SWEET HOME vivienne scott, larry bass & fred buckley


Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Monday, December 03, 2012