The third Australian dancehall Queen and King competition will be held at Brown Alley, Melbourne, Friday 10th Feb 2017.
The competition draws out the best of Australias male and female dancehall talent, with dancers flying in from all over the country to compete for the crowns.
The Australian DHQK competition, is run in association with the International dancehall Queen competition and is judged by some of Jamaicas dancehall dance elite, representing DanceJa.
The Dancehall Queen winner will be invited to participate in the International Dancehall Queen Competition in Montego Bay!
Dancers of all genres are invited to test their skills in the style of Dancehall and compete for the title of Dancehall Queen and Dancehall King Australia!
A 'Dancehall Queen' was first just a name given to a dancehall fashion Queen.
The first title was won by Carlene Smith in 1991 at the once famous Cactus Night Club in Portmore, St Catherine Jamaica.
The Official competition was started in 1996 by Brian "Big Head" Martin. The Jamaican dancehall queen is now recognized as the official competition used to crown the hottest female dancer in the world.
The competition is now internationally known and attracts dancers from all over the world. This is one of the most anticipated calendar event in Jamaica, which is held at Pier One Montego Bay.
The first foreign winner was Junko Kudo from Japan, who won the title in 2002.IDHQ more info →