Strictly Star Hamza can Wait For Scotland Home Crowd To Roar
Strictly Come Dancing winner Hamza Yassin has said he can’t wait to hear from the Glasgow crowd when the live shows come to Scotland.
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Hamza is hoping half of his Ardnamurchan community will turn up to watch him dance on the arena stage. The Sudan-born wildlife presenter said the villagers of Kilchon had been hugely supportive of him during the competition, which he won in December. Hamza told BBC Scotland’s The Edit he thought it was “going to be amazing” to return to Scotland with dance partner Jovita Przystal for five shows at Glasgow’s Ovo Hydro next week. I can’t wait to hear Glasgow roar Can do.” Hamza said, “I hope the home crowd will support both of us.
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In the final of the 20th series, Hamza won the audience vote, but he was particularly impressed by the support of his neighbors in the most westerly village in mainland Britain. Around 50 or 60 people – half the residents – attend the community hall each week. gathered to watch him compete and escort him to the finals. “Everyone was really proud and I’m proud of them for helping me through the whole journey,” he said.
Walk to Kilchoan on the peninsula of Ardnamurchan
Hamza had never taken dance lessons before participating in Strictly, but the villagers claim credit for bringing out their inner dancers on the community terrace. Half the village is coming [to the live show],” said Hamza “A section of the audience is screaming like mad.” Hamza, 32, moved to Kilchoan on the peninsula of Ardnamurchan next to the Sound of Mull in Lochaber more than a decade ago and has since worked as a photographer and documentary filmmaker. Made my career in
Work on TV programs including Countryfile
After moving to the UK at the age of eight, he gained a degree in zoology with a background in conservation and biological imaging and photography, before working on TV programs including The Animal Park, CBeebies’ Let’s Go for a Walk, and Countryfile. Dancer Jovita said they are loving the Strictly tour so far and have great memories from the TV show. “When I met Hamza I saw that he’s got it, and he’s got the moves, and he really had the potential to go that far and win the show,” she said.