Etihad competition winner meets Katrina Kaif
The lucky winner of Etihad Airways’ ‘Next Stop Bollywood’ dance competition enjoyed a private lunch with the airline’s brand ambassador, Katrina Kaifa, in Mumbai.
The online dance competition ran through a custom-built Facebook application where contestants uploaded and shared their dance videos for public voting.
The three finalists were selected based on votes from the public, Etihad Airways and Katrina Kaif, and were announced at Etihad’s award ceremony held on May 20 at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.
French resident, Serge Ramahenintsoa won first place for his dance style and technique. He won a private lunch date with Katrina, a US $5,000 cash prize, two Pearl Business Class tickets to Mumbai, and accommodation in a 5-star hotel for five nights.
The runner up, Litty Wilson, living in Kuwait, received two Pearl Business class tickets from Etihad.
Chaya Fernando from Sri Lanka came third and received two Coral Economy class tickets to anywhere on the Etihad network across 67 destinations.
Katrina Kaif, said: “It was amazing to see so many talented people around the world share their passion for Bollywood dance through this competition.
“It was very difficult to make the final selection as the three winners displayed such unique dance styles and complete dedication and commitment in their videos. It has been a pleasure to be part of Etihad’s ‘Next Stop Bollywood’ dance competition, which allowed the love for India and Bollywood to be shared by fans in India and around the globe.”
The ‘Next Stop Bollywood’ dance competition web site received over 100 entries.