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Ghetto Kids Proud Of Their Accomplishment Despite Elimination
Triplets Ghetto Kids dance group from Uganda are living in Chelmsford and attending summer camp at Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell.

Ghetto Kids Proud Of Their Accomplishment Despite Elimination

Uganda’s famous dance troupe The Ghetto kids recently got eliminated on the finals of the Britain’s Got Talent. It has been a thunderous five nights of live performances in the semifinals of Britain’s Got Talent series 16.

However, it came to a climax on Sunday with Viggo Venn, a Norwegian comedy performer being announced the overall winner.

It should be noted that the public vote alone determines who is to win in the final. Viggo Venn wowed audiences hence the votes.

His win was accompanied with a cash prize of £250,000 (Shs1.6b) as well as a coveted spot at the Royal Variety Performance.

Uganda’s representatives, Triplets Ghetto Kids were unable to make top three as they came out 6th out of the top ten.

Mr Viggo got 22.5% of the votes, followed by Lilliana Clifton with 13.1% in second and Irish schoolboy Cillian O’Connor with 11.8% in third.

The rest included Malakai Bayoh with 11.3%, dancer Musa Motha with 10.9% and the Ghetto Kids followed with 10.1%, among others.

“We thank the Almighty God who has brought us this far. Without Him, nothing would have been possible. We also thank @BGT who have given us the chance to showcase our talent at the world stage. Finally, we thank y’all for your unwavering support throughout the competition,” a statement from the Twitter account of the Ghetto Kids reads.

The judging panel praised and acknowledged the group’s talent they exhibited throughout the tournament despite their loss.

“Seeing you makes me feel happy to be alive… You really are the pride of Africa,” judge Bruno Tonioli who gave them a golden buzzer that sent them to the semifinals said.

Judge Alesha Dixon said the Ghetto Kids brought a lot of joy for them this year. She further added that they had made Uganda proud. Simon Cowell the head judge advised the kids to make it an annual thing to be at BGT.

“This isn’t easy, you’ve got a few days to prepare something in terms of personality, talent, everything worked… For me by a mile, this was your best performance,” he said.

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