Izraz, a dance crew from Serbia, recently won big at the World of Dance national qualifiers. For choreographer Predrag Dedic (Dedicate) and the crew members - Viktoria Blinova, Isidora Mandic, Elena Todorovic, Sofija Janjetovic, Kristina Stojanovic, Nikola Goloiad, and Gavrilo Jovic - this victory is more than a trophy. It's a result of hard work and dedication.
The Journey to WOD Finals: Honoring Roots
In an interview, Dedicate expressed gratitude for representing their nation on a global stage. "It's the biggest achievement for our crew. We come from Serbia, a country with few opportunities, so being qualified to compete against the world's best at the WOD Finals is an absolute honor."
Behind the Scenes: Two Months, One Goal
Despite having only two months to prepare, Izraz showcased an impressive performance. Dedicate highlighted teamwork and chemistry within the crew. "We understood each other's vision well; everything was easy-going. Good chemistry and hard work paid off."
Setting the Standard: A Milestone for Serbian Dance
For Izraz, this victory goes beyond personal achievements. It sets a new standard in the Serbian dance scene. Dedicate said, "It's definitely a milestone. We hope to inspire others to work just as hard."
Looking Forward: Goals for 2024
Izraz isn't resting after their triumph. Dedicate hinted at ambitious goals for 2024, emphasizing their commitment to pushing boundaries and achieving more success.
Epic Insights: Stay True in Dance
As champions, Dedicate advised upcoming dance crews: "Stay true to your movement and approach. Copying trends will only get you so far." It echoes Izraz's journey, emphasizing authenticity in the competitive world of dance.
The Grand Finale: A Global Celebration of Dance
Izraz's victory at the World of Dance Serbia is not just a win for the crew. It's a celebration of hard work, collaboration, and the power of dance to transcend borders.