KULTTUURIKESKUS CAISA, NDJARA and ARTPRENEUR FINLAND rf present:
BATTLE OF THE YEAR NORDIC … A CHANGE OF DIRECTION FESTIVAL 2018
Organized in more than 20 countries, Battle Of The Year qualifiers is the largest and most recognized Breakin contest in the world. From April to October all the crews, B-boys and B-girls enter their national qualifiers. All the winners meet in November at the International Grand Final organized in Montpellier - France.
BBOY MENNO (Holland)
BGIRL NAGISA (Japan)
BBOY FOCUS (Finland)
BGIRL TAYA (Finland)
ALPHA EXTREME (Finland)
SARA GALAN (Sweden)
MARIA HUOTARI (Finland)
IVAN SKI (Norway)
A CHANGE OF DIRECTION FESTIVAL. 5-6-7.10.2018
On top of the international contest, A CHANGE OF DIRECTION FESTIVAL will present professional Hip Hop Theater creations, dance Community Theater project, workshops, Bboy and Bgirl 1VS1 battle, showcase competitions (Ethnic Dance and Street-Dance) , Hip hop 2vs2 and Experimental 1vs1 Battle.
Navid aka Spaghetti (Iran-Norway)
IVAN SKI (Norway)
START: 1ST- 30TH September 2018 @ www.ndjara.com
Hip Hop: 17:30-19:00 by P-Soul (Germany)
- Breakin: 11:30 – 13:30 Bboy Menno (Netherland)
- Afrobeat : 11:45 - 13:00 Sara Galan (Sweden)
- Hip Hop 2vs2
- Experimental 1vs1
Judges: P-soul, Alpha Extreme and Maria Huotari
▪ Showcase competition:
- Ethnic Dance:
Length: 2-3 minutes
Members: minimum 2 dancers on stage
Judges: P-soul, Alpha Extreme, Maria Huotari and Sara Galan
▪ Theater night:
REACTION 7, Artistic Director: Njara Rasolo
Choreography & dance: Sibiri Konate (Burkina Faso), Mbake Niang (Senegal), Gody Otieno (Kenya), Njara Rasolo (Madagascar), Edwin Mokaya (Kenya), Malick Ndiaye (Senegal).
Music: Cheick Cissokho (Senegal), Macoumba Ndiaye (Senegal)
Dance: Vakana Afro Performing Group (Finland)
➢ SUNDAY 07.10.2018
BATTLE OF THE YEAR NORDIC 2018.
Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/230772090937026/
NORWAY – SWEDEN – DENMARK – FINLAND – ICELAND
4-8 members per crew, each crew must perform a showcase (6 minutes maximum).
Prize: The crew winner will represent the “NORDIC COUNTRIES“ during International BOTY Final in Montpellier, France in November 17th 2018. (Flights, accommodations covered by organizer)