K-Pop and Dance Fans Bust a Move at K-Pop Takeover

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Hundreds of fans and dancers join MYX TV in the first ever K-Pop dance.

Hundreds of KPop and dance fans strut their music video-ready routines in Hollywood

Seeing their dedication and excitement as they danced alongside widely respected choreographers and dancers really made the K-Pop TaKeover all the more special to MYX TV... We are proud to have created that experience.

MYX TV, the premier Asian-American television network, united Korean pop fans and dancers alike by successfully launching the first ever K-Pop dance convention in the United States - K-Pop TaKeover! With the participation of audiences ranging from six to 48 years old, the convention consisted of twelve dance classes led by some of the dance world’s most trend-setting artists in the heart of Hollywood.
Participants learned the actual dance routines from K-Pop’s most well-known choreographers, Shaun Evaristo, Lyle Beniga, Mari Martin, and Keone Madrid of Movement Lifestyle and learned hip hop and pop to K-Pop remixes from MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew Season 5 winners, Poreotics.

“This event really showcased the popularity of K-Pop and the impact that the music and music videos have on their fans. Seeing their dedication and excitement as they danced alongside widely respected choreographers and dancers really made the K-Pop TaKeover all the more special to MYX TV,” shares Miguel Santos, Head of MYX TV. “We are proud to have created that experience.”

The event culminated with a showcase where students were the stars, performing the routines they learned throughout the day. Movement Lifestyle was represented by the S**t Kingz, of Japanese pop fame. Choreographers Lyle Beniga and Shaun Evaristo came in full flair with a Taeyang lookalike, re-enacting the Where U At music video. Poreotics ended the show impressing the crowd with their signature robotic dance style and creative routines.

"It was great to be a part of MYX TV's first-ever K-Pop Takeover! It was a pleasure working alongside MYX TV and Movement Lifestyle in helping inspire all those dancers and K-Pop fans in the Los Angeles area, " said Danny Batimana, Manager for the Poreotics. “K-Pop is taking over!”

Catch more upcoming events and show premieres on MYX TV.

ABOUT MYX TV®:
With its U.S. headquarters in Redwood City, California, MYX TV was developed by ABS-CBN International, a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’ largest entertainment and broadcasting company, through ABS-CBN Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary, ABS-CBN Global Hungary Kft. MYX TV is the premier music entertainment and lifestyle channel dedicated to the Asian American community, utilizing music, culture and entertainment. MYX TV can be seen on Channel 368 on Comcast’s Digital Preferred Tier in the San Francisco Bay Area and Central California and Channel 673 in Chicago, Cox Digital Basic Cable Channel 479 in Orange County and Channel 474 in Northern Virginia, MCV Cable Channel 16 in Guam and RCN Channel 464 in New York City, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, DC. It is available nationwide on DirecTV channel 2067. For more information, visit http://myx.tv.

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