EMOVES 2017 – Day 3
We started with a bang and we end with a bang! About 1500 artists and participants from over 40 countries came to Eindhoven for more than 15 events at 8 different locations throughout the city: The Berenkuil, Effenaar, The Student Hotel, 18 Septemberplein, the Hoogste Tijd, MU Art Space, AreaFiftyOne Skatepark and Klokgebouw. Urban Culture & Sports took over the city!
World Bboy Classic
The World Final of the international B-Boy Championships World BBoy Classic took place in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. From 12.00 till 18.00 there was a last chance qualifier, including the Kids qualifier and B-Girl qualifier.
The duo’s from the last qualifier, the duo’s from earlier qualifiers from all over the world and the GREAT 8 battled against each other in last evenings SOLD OUT world final at Effenaar, Eindhoven. It was packed and the level was crazy high! If you missed it, watch the livestream here!
The winners of World Bboy Classic 2017 are:
- Menno and Shane from the Hustle Kids (the Netherlands)!
Step in the Arena
Once again, a perfect day for Step in the Arena with perfect weather. The artists finished their work and the Berenkuil is officially transformed! The vibe was good, the drinks and the food were there and everybody was relaxed. We can proudly say that it was a successful edition of Step in the Arena!
The Dutch Breakdance League (NBL) was born from the growing need for structure in the Dutch breakdance battles for kids under 18 years. Throughout the whole country there are several rounds where the young generation of dancers can join. Yesterday was the turn of Eindhoven. It was a packed edition with 120 kids competing!!
The winners of the NBL x EMOVES edition are:
- Under 12, category B: Sep
- Under 12, category A: Jayden
- Under 18, category B; Thimo
- Under 18, category A: Toby
- Crew, category B: Break squad
- Crew, category A: Fresh Allstars
Perfect Beat Challenge
A sample package, 1,5 hour and a good luck! This is how you have to make a new beat at the Perfect Beat Challenge. Perfect Beat Challenge consists of several national and international qualifiers. The final is at the Notorious IBE Festival 2017 in Heerlen, the Netherlands. At the Eindhoven edition, there were 16 participants.
The winner of Perfect Beat Challenge is:
- Rah Chigga
Poetry Circle 040: Onuitgesproken
In words, sentences and stories, Poetry Circle supports the professionals and develops the talent of young poets, rappers and other language lovers. They took the audience to another world with their special edition: Onuitgesproken.
The line up was sick and on point: Henk van Straten, Veronique Efomi, Dave James, Iris Penning, Sabina Lukovic and many more. The headliner of the evening was UnorthaDOX.
We wanted a lazy afternoon and lazy it was! Relaxed vibe, some chill music and a drink. It was a perfect atmosphere in The Student Hotel to recover from all the excitement during EMOVES.