Congratulations to 5 year old, Maya Phele Musson, for becoming the 2016 Junior Grand Champion at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles (USA). Not only was she the youngest competitor, but she is also the youngest grand champion in the history of the competition. She won four gold, one silver and one bronze medal in the modeling, photographic modeling, and group dance divisions.
Maya, who is from Makikeng (North West), is also the national champion and she is coached by her mom, Erin Musson. Erin, who is also the owner of a dance studio (Dance by Erin) and a dance instructor on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, says that she is extremely proud of Maya. Erin hopes that Maya’s success will give other girls the courage to pursue their dreams. Well done little Maya!!