WEEK 10 SEES PLOT TWIST ‘BALLROOM BLITZ MARATHON’ ON DANCING WITH THE STARS
CELEBRITIES AND THEIR OPPONENTS GO HEAD TO HEAD IN ALL-OUT DANCE OFF CHALLENGE
As the final draws closer tensions are starting to grow amongst the celebrities and the fight for the Glitterball Trophy is on! There is a twist to this week’s show with the addition of “Ballroom Blitz Marathon” which has been chosen based on a professional ballroom bout. In this special dance off all five celebrities and their partners will take to the floor for a 3 minute jive only to be eliminated one by one by the judges in a bid to be last the couple standing. The couples will all receive points in descending order which will be added to their score from the main show.
So it’s all to play for this week to stay out of the dreaded dance off!
The guest act this week is Cork born artist Lyra, who takes to the stage to perform Emerald, which was featured as the closing song on a recent episode of Amy Huberman’s ‘Striking Out’ causing a social media frenzy to hunt down the artist behind the song.
Denise McCormack and partner Ryan McShane will be channelling their inner Wolf of Wall Street dancing the Charleston to A Little Party Never Killed Nobody by Fergie.
Dayl Cronin in a surprising turn of events found himself in the dance off last week, narrowly dodging elimination. Can Ksenia Tzsikhotska help him to regain his throne on top of the leader board dancing the Paso Doble to Bomboleo by Gipsy Kings?
Aidan O’Mahony is returning with his partner Valeria Milova dancing to Cake by the Ocean by DNCE, as the competition begins to grow the duo will have to pull out all the shots to secure their place.
Aoibhín Garrihy and Vitali Kozmin continue to wow the crowds and let’s hope this week is no different. The pair will be heating things up dancing the Tango to Objection by Shakira.
Des Cahill is back but no one is safe! As the final draws closer tensions are starting to grow. Des will be jiving alongside his partner Karen Byrne to Do You Love Me? By The Contours.
Professional dancers dancing Cha Cha Cha to A Sky Full of Stars by Coldplay
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