Lao dancer, Mr Phayviboun Silimongkhoun or C- LiL, from Lao Bang Fai dance group, came in first and second place in two categories at the World Street Dance 2016 competition held recently in France.
C- LiL won the first place in the Power Move Battle and 2nd Place at the One on One Battle, demonstrating his B-boy dance style to dancers from the world.
This competition gave contestants the opportunity to join a prestigious line-up through a qualification round, which took place on December 3 in an urban village.
The World Street Dance 2016 attracted approximately 1,700 spectators and featured performances by 30 artists per day.
A member of the Lao Bang Fai, Mr Anousa Phothisan, told Vientiane Times that he appreciated a Lao dancer like Mr Phayviboun could achieve so much at the competition.
World Street Dance 2016 included dance experts from around the world who joined in the annual battle to showcase their dance talent.
He said Mr Phayviboun started his dancing with Lao Bang Fai when he was twelve years old and for ten years has continuously devoted his time to improving his dance skills and talents alongside the group.
For this success, he thanked the French Embassy for their encouragement and cooperation as well as Lao Bang Fai for providing a chance to young Lao people to develop their skills and talents to showcase before the world.
A genuine success at the World Street Dance 2016 was accomplished not only through love and unity, but also having fun, he explained.
Mr Phayviboun urged Lao people to follow his successes at various global dance competitions and cheer him on from near and afar.
More details about the World Street Dance competition can be found on their Facebook page World Street Dance.
Source: Vientiane Times