September 14th, 2014

Episode Eight - Introduction To Jive

The episode opened with the families’ daily morning exercise routines to get them in shape. Thereafter, they proceeded to the Art of Choreography Class where they were taught about ‘Space’. Split into different groups, they were mandated to create a dance routine using all the elements of the dance taught. ...

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September 13th, 2014

Episode Seven - Wazobia Performance Show

The WAZOBIA dance show was introduced by the host, Osas Ighodaro. A short biography of the judges Comfort Fedoke, Jeffrey Page and Muyiwa Osinaike was played. Osas then invited her co-host, Laff-Up to give an insight into how the families were feeling before their performances. ...

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September 12th, 2014

Episode Six - Introduction To Wazobia And Family Profiles

Episode six opened with a preview of the thirteen families that made it into the Grand Audition show and the ten that eventually made it into the Maltina Dance All Academy. They are the Williams, Odigie, Oladapo, Maisamari, Utere, Unaka, Uzodinma, Dide, Nwaeze and Leonard families. ...

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September 11th, 2014

Episode Five - Grand Auditions

The much awaited dance battle began in earnest as the 13 families fine-tuned their strategies on how to gain entry into the Maltina Dance all Academy. Delectable host, Osas Ighodaro mounted the state of the art stage and welcomed the guests to the Grand Auditions ...

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September 10th, 2014

Episode Four - Welcome And Evaluation Workshop

The thirteen families selected from the different regions finally arrived in Lagos for the Grand Audition to compete for the ten reserved slots in the Maltina Dance All Academy. A whopping N10 million is at stake in the exciting family dance show. ...

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September 9th, 2014

Episode Three - Abuja Auditions (Northern Region)

The heavy downpour in the city of Abuja could not deter contestants who eventually crowned the auditions for Maltina Dance All Season 8 with impeccable performances to prove they are worthy of winning prizes on Day 1. The age 5-12 kicked started the audition followed by 30 and ...

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September 8th, 2014

Episode Two - Lagos Auditions (Western Region)

Contestants from the Lagos auditions showed their skills and expressed their intentions to win gifts during the first day of the auditions. Just like in Port Harcourt, the different age grades: 5-12; 13-19; 20-29 and 30 and above performed winning the same set of prizes ...

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September 7th, 2014

Episode One - Port Harcourt Auditions (Eastern Region)

Maltina Dance All season 8 kicked off with day one of the Port Harcourt auditions where the different age grades: 5-12; 13-19; 20-29 and 30 and above - danced for different prizes. The first prize winners took home a 5.5 KVA generator; the second got a home theatre system ...

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July 21, 2014

8 Finalists Emerge from Port-Harcourt MDA8 Auditions

It was a battle of talents and dexterity as hundreds of contestants took to the dance floor to compete for slots at the Maltina Dance All (MDA) season eight regional audition held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The atmosphere at the Atrium Event Centre, ...

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June 21, 2014

MDA 8 Begins With Explosive New Dance Style

In what is bound to be a very exciting year for Nigerian consumers, families and dancers, Maltina, the premium non-alcoholic malt drink from the stable of Nigerian Breweries plc has set the stage for season eight of the popular family dance show, Maltina Dance All (MDA) ...

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September 21, 2013

Briggs Family Wins Maltina Dance All 7

Briggs Family Wins MDA Season Seven After months of suspense, thrills, excitement and emotions, the Maltina Dance All (MDA) Season 7 ‘The Evolution’ came to a spectacular end at the grand finale which took place at the Convention centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos. The tension soaked finale was breathtaking as the five families that qualified for the finals were locked in a battle of wits for the grand prize of N6 million, a brand new car and the title of ‘Nigeria’s number one dancing family’.

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September 20, 2013

Final Eviction Showdown

It was a tension packed evening for the four families up for eviction as they battled for the two remaining slots to qualify for the live grand finale show. They all had two attempts to win the hearts of the judges. However, the judges’ decisions ends with the final eviction showdown as the eventual winning family would be decided by Nigerians through SMS voting.

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September 19th, 2013


Janell Burgess, the only female judge in the MDA academy, made a rather surprising entry by introducing the show. She welcomed the audience in a creative way to add spice to the show in place of the hostess, Osas Ighodaro.

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  • Have you noticed the signature handshake between Osas and Laf-up #MDA8academy

  • Notice how Osas blended so well with the Odigie family with her Fulani costume #MDA8academy!!!

  • Wow!!! The Uzodinma mom is on fire…she was commended for doing the entire sequence with her children #MDA8academy

  • Hmmmm, Judge Muyiwa danced Skentele during the Dide’s performance, how interesting!!! #MDA8academy