The International Pole Championship was held last Saturday night at the National University of Singapore Centre for the Arts.
Organised annually by the International Pole Dance Fitness Association, the competition is into its fifth year, and was held in Singapore for the first time.
A total of 27 international contestants competed for medals in five categories, judged by 15 experienced dancers from all over the world.
TNP Photographer Ariffin Jamar captured pictures of the dancers in their graceful twirls and tricks.
Here are some pictures from the event.
The article related to these pictures was first published in The New Paper on December 2, 2013.