Battle Urbanation BBoy

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Country and Region SenegalDakar
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
Festival Contact Information

Battle Urbanation BBoy
Association Kaay Fecc
BP 12 828 Dakar, Sénégal
Phone: (+221) 77 635 96 32, (+221) 77 652 87 68
Email: kaayfecc@gmail.com, or
kaayfecc@au-senegal.com

Festival Description

Association Kaay Fecc and the Africulturban collaborate with the Arts centre Blaise Senghor, and together organize Urbanation Bboy. The competitive breakdance festival takes place in Dakar, Senegal. This festival offers an artistic framework for local artists and of creating exchanges among the guests to encourage dialogue between the cultures of the region. This first edition, takes place in 2008 as a means to promote Hip Hop dance in Africa and the reinforcement of Southern cultural co-operation among the participating African countries—Burkina Faso, Guinea (Conakry), Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal. The winner of Urbanation Bboy will defend the colors of West Africa in Battle Of the Year/Allemagne (BOTY), championship of the world, which will take place on October 18, 2008 in Braunschweig.

Festival Dates June 5, 2010
Festival Links

http://www.kaayfecc.com/

Festival Events:

Participating Crews 2008:
  • Style de Ouf (Burkina Faso)
  • Black Killers (Guinea)
  • Farafina Club Crew (Mali)
  • La Halla KingZoo (Morrocco)
  • All Stars Crew (Nigeria)
  • Xtreme B Boys (Senegal)
  • Upper Ground Crew (Tunisia)
  • Saint 9 (Niger)

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