Mona Berntsen

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Mona Berntsen
Born Jar, Bærum
Nationality Norway
Occupation Dancer
Known for Winning So You Think You Can Dance Scandinavia

Mona-Jeanette Berntsen (known as only Mona) is a Norwegian hip-hop dancer,[1] who is known as the winner of So You Think You Can Dance Scandinavia. She is a member of the street dance/hip-hop dance crew Cre-8,[2] with So You Think You Can Dance Scandinavia contestant Daniel Sarr, Dansefeber contestant Alexandra Joner as one other members. Leader of the crew is choreographer Maria Karlsen. Cre-8 got to the semi-finals in Norske Talenter (series 2).[citation needed]

Berntsen's mother is from Morocco, while her father is from Northern Norway.[2]

Dansefeber[edit]

Week Partner Dance Music Result
1 Endre Jansen Afro "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"—Michael Jackson Safe
2 Lyrical jazz "Hangin' By a Thread"—Jann Arden Safe
3 Locking "Rock Steady"—Aretha Franklin Bottom 3
Results show solo "Ring the Alarm"—Beyoncé Knowles
4 Endre Jansen Jive "Bye Bye"—David Cerra Safe
5 Ole Petter Knarvik Hip-hop "Ice Box"—Omarion Injured

So You Think You Can Dance Scandinavia[edit]

Week Partner Dance Music Result
2 Sergio Junior Afrocuban Rumba "Echa Pa'Lante"—Thalía Safe
3 Showdance "Hit & Run Holiday"—My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult Safe
4 Salsa "Meñique- Mañigua (DJ Duste Remix)"—DJ Duste Bottom 3
Results show solo "Fall Out"—Method Man
5 Ronni Morgenstjerne Hip-hop "Run (I'm a Natural Disaster)"—Gnarls Barkley Safe
Afro-pop "Thorb"—Janet Jackson
6 Daniel Kouvinen Tango "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)"—Grace Jones Safe
Contemporary "It's a Man's Man's Man's World"—James Brown
7 Samba "It Had Better Be Tonight"—Michael Bublé Safe
Lyrical jazz "It's Been Awhile"—Staind
8 Lindy hop "Swingin' the Blues"—Count Basie Winner
Mynte Lagoni
Emma Hedlund
Jazz "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'"—Nancy Sinatra
Final solo "Hmm Hmm"—Beenie Man

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pedersen, Ole-Tommy; Ane Teksum; Charlott Lokland Pettersen (29 May 2008). "Mona Jeanette vant dansefinalen". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Gulbrandsen, Ragnhild (17 February 2010). "Danser med stjernene". Budstikka (in Norwegian). Retrieved 23 February 2015.