Hip-Hop dance festival held in Hanoi

A Hip-Hop dance festival and “Hanoi – All in One” dance competition are organizing in Hanoi from December 13-15.

Hip-hoppers, b-boys and b-girls and dance lovers have an opportunity to enjoy spectacular performances and participate in workshops, competitions and talks with Vietnamese and international well-known hip-hop artists during the 3-day long event.

The competition includes a wide range of styles primarily popping, power moves and footwork.

Storm Robitzky and Majid Kessab, two German b-boys and choreographers took part in the festival as members of the jury and also conduct a workshop.

Niels “Storm” Robitzky is an internationally renowned choreographer and b-boy. From 1991, his crew “Battle Squad” was one of the leading b-boy groups worldwide.In 1992 he and his crew won the "International Balle of the year". In 1996, he opened a dance academy in Berlin and was touring the whole world. He is working within the field of theater, performance and dance.

Majid “Magilla” Kessab is a choreographer and dancer. ith his experience in dancing New Style, Hip Hop and House dance he has become a well-known and established part in the German and even worldwide urban dance scene. He has organized many international workshops, won numerous dancing awards and worked as a member of jury committees. In 2014, he won the TV competition “Got to dance” and became hip-hop world champion at the Juste Debout Germany 2014.

The festival’s activities took place at 1900 Theater on December 13, Savico Megamall on 14 and will continue taking place at S.I.N.E Studio on December 15.

By Kim Khanh

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