World Dance Academy presents
Afro Unity Battle 2020
The first afro dance battle in Denmark !!
A pure afro all style battle!
- Kidz afro battle 2v2 (up to 14 years)
- Adult afro battles 1v1 & 2v2 (14 years and up)
Two days filled with dance battles for kids and adults, workshops with international dancers, lecture, DJs playing the coolest and latest afrobeat and afrohouse music, unity and bridge building vibes bringing different cultures and people together.
All battles will be judged by competent judges from around the world, with prizes for the winners. Follow this event - we announce workshops, judges, lecture, concept and battle rules. So stay tuned!
PROGRAM D. 7.:
11.00-13.00: Afrobeat with E-Flex from Ghana
13.00-14.00: Free Afro Jam with Colosal & Felicia
14.00-21.00: Afro Unity Battle
PROGRAM D. 8.:
13.00-15.00: Afro House with Edgar Kxnsept
15.30-17.30: Azonto & lecture with E-Flex
* Program changes may occur. More info coming.
1: E-Flex (Ghana)
2: Switch (Sweden)
3: Kxonsept (Portugal)
Host: Felicia Cameron
Dj: DJ Colo
Hereby we reveal our first judge and workshop.
We have invited the wildest Ghanaian dancer all the way from Ghana. First time in Europe!
E-flex - the creator of most Azonto steps around the world!
He has created, among others, "Iamazonto" and "Dance 4 Change Ghana", choreographed for various TV programs, and won several awards such as "Best male dancer and best choreographer Ghana Dance Awards 2017", "5 times best choreographer 2009 - 2013 by Youthlink Ghana” and many more. In addition, he has starred in music videos for artists such as Bibie Brew, R2bess, Ice Prince, Becca, Joe Mettle, Tinny, and Shatta Waley. We are particularly proud to have E-Flex on board as we think it is important to share culture directly from the roots. Check him out on Instagram: @eflexgh
Afro house master Edgar konsept @kxnsept from Portugal, now living in London, is a versatile dancer, who have been dancing professionally since 16 years old. He is now working as specialist in African Modern Dance style called Afro House (Angolan Style), where he have been giving classes all around the world, teaching the foundation, and giving tools to everyone who wants to be introduced and grow in the style. He is the founder of “The Afro House Lab”, where he’s sharing he’s knowledge about afrohouse through tutorials, talks and more at he’s YouTube channel and membership platform patreon. Wanna learn from someone who really respect the culture and the afro house style, - then be there Sunday 8. March for Kxnsept afrohouse workshop.
Francis aka Switch, professional dancer, choreographer and dance event maker from Sweden. Through the past couple of years he has made a special mark in the afro dance environment, where he has taught workshops around the world, founder of Streetground Dance Academy, and hosted Solo Kingz 'n' Queenz & rookie afro-dancehall battle in Malmö, and many other dance events. He is active in the European battle scene and is th winner of Juste Debout Scandinavia 2013, semi-finalist in Juste Debout Paris 2013, Baltic Session In 2012 and many many more. He has also performed for various African and European artists, including Guru, Hermanos Bernal, Oceana, Play Back and more. We are proud to have him as one of the judges. Instagram: @switchofficial_
Free Afro Jam with Colosal & Felicia:
To set the mood for the battles, Rash Colosal and Felicia Cameron will start off with a free afro jam for everyone who would like to participate. That also includes the audience of the battles. So bring your friends, every level and age, to this free afro jam workshop, then we promise good vibe.
Rash, aka Colosal is from Dr Congo, been living in Denmark in 4 years now. He is a master in afrobeat, afrohouse and Ndombolo. He is a active battle dancer and is the winner of Woza Jam afro battle 2019 in Sweden. Colosal will also be the DJ of the battle. Check Colosal ig: @titan_colosal_rs
Felicia is a multi talented dancer, singer, entertainer, choreographer, afro eventmaker and afrobeat master. Come and feel her good vibe and smooth afrobeat steps at the free afro jam. Felicia will also be the host of the battle. Instagram: iamfeliciababy
This event is an coorporation with Global Kidz and supported by GAME's National Street Sports Platform, which with the support of the Nordea Foundation boosts street sports in Denmark. Read more here: http://adeidraet.dk Huge thanks to GAME, street sports and the Nordea Foundation.
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