The emision of The academy of ShowMatch (El Trece, at 22), yesterday, Tuesday, had an unexpected protagonist: Alice, the grandmother of Cande Ruggeri. At the age of 81, he dazzled dancing in the Marcelo Tinelli cycle and wants to join the contest.
In the competition of artistic disciplines of ShowMatch, last night the cumbia round began. The first couple to hit the track was made up of Angela Leiva and Jony Lazarte. Then, it was the turn of Flor Vigna and Facu Mazzei. And in closing, they arrived Cande Ruggeri and Nicolás Fleitas.
Alicia, Cande’s grandmother, had gone to the studio to encourage her granddaughter, but because of those things about the talks with Marcelo, she ended up going to the center of the floor to improvise a cumbia dance with Jony Lazarte; some classical dance with Hernán Piquín, and a few steps of malambo and flamenco.
Alice who, she said, She is a dance teacher, he dared to dance “La pollera amarillo” with Jony Lazarte -Angela Leiva’s partner in the competition- before her granddaughter Cande Ruggieri did her choreography in the competition. This is how grandmother Alicia and Jony danced:
“I would give half of what I have left to live to dance here“Alicia confided to Marcelo Tinelli.”I am 81 years old. and I dance like when I was 30“he added.
Fascinated with Alicia, Guillermina Valdés could not contain herself: “I am one more here,” Marcelo Tinelli’s wife began, “and I don’t like to order …”. “But please let Alicia stay,” he added.
Cande Ruggeri said that her grandmother will dance with her and with Nico Fleitas in the Salsa de tres rhythm which will soon be coming to the competition.
With a background as a classical dancer, Alicia was encouraged to do a demonstration on the track with Hernán Piquín. This is how the member of the jury and Cande Ruggeri’s maternal grandmother danced.
When Marcelo Tinelli asked Alicia if after choreographing Salsa de tres with her granddaughter and Nico Fleitas, she would dare to join La Academia, she, amused, replied: “I have to think about it: yes, I accept”.
Cande Ruggeri’s cumbia
After the attractive preview with her grandmother, Cande Ruggeri danced cumbia with Nico Fleitas and received the return of the jury composed of Ángel De Brito, Carolina Pampita Ardohain, Guillermina Valdés, Jimena Barón and Hernán Piquín.
“I love that you can share with your grandmother. And I liked how you and Nico danced: they always try to raise the level,” he said. Angel De Brito to Cande, and put 7.
With the secret ballot, Pampita Ardohain highlighted the advancement of the couple. “Cande is in her best version, you can see that she is more and more confident,” she said.
Guillermina Valdes He synthesized: “I didn’t see much cumbia, but it was a very beautiful dance.” His grade for the couple was 8.
“It was a more cheta cumbia, but it was very good,” he considered. Jimena Baron-. The choreography was a bit fast-paced, but it was excellent. “He rated them 7.
Hernán Piquín, in turn, he gave them 7, and said to Cande Ruggeri: “I love that you have incorporated her into your grandmother. I liked the dance and I liked the performance.”
Thus, the couple of Cande Ruggeri and Nico Fleitas obtained a total of 29 points in the round of cumbia that began last night at La Academia.
Marcelo Tinelli, along with Cande Ruggeri, his grandmother and Nico Fleitas, at ShowMatch. Photo LaFlia / Jorge Luengo.