JULY 28 | Banska Bystrica

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Youth is the Future is a dance project dedicated to kids and youth under 18 years. Main objective of the event is to educate and support young dancers both locally and internationally. Character of the event will allow for cross-border sharing of knowledge and will strengthen the international relations of participants form V4 countries and around the globe.

Program will offer a variety of workshops, discussions and performances dedicated to 4 hip-hop elements. Each part of the program will be led by a professional artist from Slovakia, Czech republic, Hungary and Poland.

FREE ENTRY FOR ALL.

Project supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.

Project supported byVisegrad fund.

PROGRAM

Project’s program guarantees entertainment for all participants, kids, youth and parents throughout the day. Each workshop will be led by local and international artists. Don’t miss a chance to learn more about the hip hop culture.

Dance workshops

DJ WORKSHOP

GRAFFITI WORKSHOP

MC WORKSHOP

DISCUSSIONS

PERFORMACES

LINEUP

International lineup will share their knowledge about their passion.

LACI STRIKE

us Handlova, SK

One of the most important name in slovak dance industry, founder of legendary Street Dance Academy with more then 15 years history. Choreograph as well as a dancer – Laci Strike. Also known as a coodinator and choreographer of many TV shows and commercials. He came up with 3 platinum DVD, did a slovak tour with SDA dancers and made 3 dance videos. He is regulary teaching workshops around Europe.and we are glad to announce he will be part of Youth is The Future and so he can share skills with you all guys! Do not miss it!

MATEJ A MICHAL ZVAROVCI

cz Prague, CZ
sk Banska Bystrica, SK

The most famous dancing brothers from czech-slovak dance scene, who started dancing in 1997 in Banská Bystrica. Later, they moved to Prague where they were teaching and dancing at BDS Academy. Today they are founders of B-ORIGINAl dance school based in Czech republic. Matej experiences a dance internship in Los Angeles. Later he took workshops in Brodway Dance Center (New York). Michal is one of the first Krump dancers.

PLASH

pl Krakow, PL

The first name from foreign hip hop industry, representing Poland. Producer and DJ as well as bboy – DJ Plash. He was a part of many events in Poland but he is also playing worldwide (freestyle session, Circle Prinz alebo Redbull BC One. He was sharing a stage with names as DeLaSoul, Dilated People or Mos Def. As he said, DJ Plash is HIP HOP 24/7.

SMIRNOFF

ru Saint Petersburg, Russia

Sergey Smirnov aka DJ Smirnoff is a bboy and DJ from St Petersburg /Russia/. Also known as a organiser, producer of “Mama Sugar” IHOW (Pro Waacking dancer) and part of 3S Dj’s Crew: Dj Mista Sweet, South Dj Scream, Soul Dj Smirnoff. Syndicate crew.

OTEC MIREC

us Bratislava, SK

Dancer, MC and big part of slovak dance scene. Recently practising mostly House dance along with Chicago Footwork, UK Jazz dance and Step. Otec Mirec is representing Slovakia worlwide and also dancing and collaborating with an american dancer King Charles. After many experiences, workshops, performances he also took a step classes at Tap On Barcelona (2017).

REN

hu Hungary

CHUCHU

pl Krakow, PL

Bboy Chuchu is a part of bboy crews Polskee Flavour and Funky Mason and running the Catch the Flava movement. Chuchu has been representing Poland in the worldwide bboy scene. He is also part of the rap duo called Chuchujesz. Chuchu is not only a dope bboy, but he got into MC-ing and music production in the recent years.

See you on July 28 in Banska Bystrica

Free entry for all.