The ballet dancer whose popularity went viral when displaying Ballet dance in the rain is set for US scholarship trip

A celebrated Nigerian young boy whose ballet dance video went viral best known by name as Anthony Madu, said he will miss his family and his Nigerian ballet academy when he leaves for his scholarship in the United States in 2021.

The boy, who earned himself a scholarship with the American Ballet Theatre in New York, said the viral video has brought him a lot of opportunities. In an interview with the BBC, the young boy said:

“I feel very, very happy because the viral video has brought so many opportunities. Since then, I won a scholarship to go to the US in the year 2021.”

He said the classes have made him more active than he used to be. Anthony said: “What I’m going to miss here is my parents and my siblings. And I’m also going to miss our academy because I used to come here every day.

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