Joseph Liu (刘翔俊)
won the first prize
American Tri-Continent Latin Dance Competition
On August 6th, the Marriott Hotel in Broadway Times Square
in New York, the 2022 Empire Latin Dance International
Competition officially kicked off.
This is one of the three most important international dance
competitions in the United States.
Joseph Liu, a 7-year-old Chinese-American boy from Cantiague
Elementary School in Long Island City, New York,
participated in the competition for the first time.
This is the first time in his life to participate in an
international dance competition, and it is also the second
time in his life that he has performed in a large public
His First Public Performance was
On National Day in 2021,
as the youngest volunteer to sing the national anthem at the
thank-you dinner for Mayor Adams' campaign.
In order to participate in the competition, he gave up the time he should
have played in the summer vacation, and found a Latin
teacher for hard training before the competition.
Entering the dance floor, he completed two cha-cha dance
competition performances. After completing the participating
dance performances, he won the applause of the judges and
the audience and won the first prize.
During the entire competition, he showed composure and
composure beyond his age.
Like a little gentleman, he showed his competition
performance steadily and powerfully.
The VIP guests gathered at the event, star-studded, and
attended by hundreds of Latin dancers, scholars, referees,
media reporters, business association leaders, and people
from all walks of life from five continents.
In this summer vacation, although he sacrificed the happy time to play, he
got the exercise and progress of perseverance and
concentration, etiquette and self-cultivation.
After the competition, he sincerely thanked his grandfather
and parents who raised him, his teachers who taught him, and
two sisters who accompanied him when he grew up.
Joseph Liu plans to continue to train hard in his spare
time, strive to show his artistic performance on a bigger
stage, and exercise his will and emotional intelligence
through dance and competition!
Joseph Liu (刘翔俊)荣获美国三洲拉丁舞竞赛一等奖