IN PHOTOS: Universal Motion Dancers, Manoeuvres, Streetboys lead ’90s dance concert

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IN PHOTOS: Universal Motion Dancers, Manoeuvres, Streetboys lead ’90s dance concert
It was a throwback moment for the kids of the '90s as 3 of the country's biggest groups gather together for one dance concert

MANILA, Philippines – Dance groups led by the Universal Motion Dancers, Streetboys, and Manoeuvres got together for a dance concert that paid tribute to the era that produced some of the memorable dance crazes of the 1990s. ([WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: ’90s dance icons)

The concert title 90’s Dance Concert Panahon Ko ‘To was held at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City on Friday, January 31, with other dance groups such as the Abztract, Kidz at Work, BMG Dancers, and SOP Dancers joining in the fun.

The crowd at the concert all revved up to see their favorite dance groups

Lei Bautista, known as a member of the band Prettier Than Pink and rapper Andrew E were also present as they performed some of the songs that made them popular in that era.

Andrew E

 Lei Bautista

The Manoeuvres took the audience back in time as they kicked off the hits that they popularized with their moves.

The Streetboys proved that they could still pull off acrobatic moves that they’re known for.

The members of the Universal Motion Dancers, who were among the first to have film careers during their time, got everyone grooving.

The Image Dancers also graced the concert.

A segment was dedicated to members of the dance groups that ventured to other fields in showbiz. Michael Flores and Joshua Zamora of the Manoeuvres, Wowie de Guzman of Universal Motion Dancers, Vhong Navarro, and Danilo Barrios had their own solo moments onstage.

Michael Flores made it big as a cast member of the defunct show 'Thank God It's Sabado' or TGIS.

Joshua Zamora also made it big beyond Manoveures via acting and dance teacher.

Danilo Barrios started in movies and TV shows.

Wowie de Guzman did movies and was paired with Judy Ann Santos in their early years.

Vhong Navarro ventured into acting and hosting.

But it was not just the dancers from the 3 groups who took the spotlight. The crowd cheered as Dingdong Dantes and Arthur Solinap went onstage. Dingdong and Arthur, who are cousins, were part of the Abztract Dancers when they started their showbiz careers.

Dingdong Dantes

Arthur Solinap

Arthur and Dingdong together onstage

Wowie de Guzman, Dingdong Dantes, and Vhong Navarro together.

Former Sexbomb dancers Rochelle Pangilinan and Jopay Paguia were spotted in the concert to support their husbands. Rochelle is married to Arthur Solinap, while Jopay is married to Joshua Zamora.

Jopay Paguia and Rochelle Pangilinan

The 3 groups got together for a dance showdown to the moves they popularized in the ’90s and the audience danced with them.

Samantha Lopez, known as Gracia, and choreographer Geleen Eugenio also graced the dance concert.

Geleen Eugenio is one of the country's top choreographers and did some of the dance group's famous moves.

Samantha Lopez

The dance concert culminated with all groups present as Joshua, Vhong, and James thanked everyone on behalf of their groups for coming to the concert.

– Alexa Villano/Rappler.com