Held within the framework of Atatürk Commemoration Events, May 19 Youth and Sports Day, organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, “Izmir International Youth and Dance Festival” will ends with the dance competition held in Gündoğdu Square. Competing in the categories Hip hop, Popping, Breaking, House and Feel the Drum, the young people showed all their talent.
Organized within the framework of the events of the commemoration of Atatürk on May 19, Youth and Sports Day, organized by the Metropolitan Municipality of Izmir, the International Youth and Dance Festival of Izmir danced the city from May 19 to 21. Izmir dance lovers, who met in the program full of workshops, competitions and performances, showed great interest in the festival.
They competed in Gündoğdu
The festival, which began with workshops on May 19, continued on May 20 with the preselection of the competition. While 395 people attended the workshops, 385 people applied for the pre-selection of the competition. Among the dancers who showed all their skills in the eliminations, the finalists performed in the Hip hop, Popping, Breaking, House and Feel the Drum categories at Gündoğdu Square.
Özuslu: “Youth is energy”
Speaking ahead of the final on the closing day of the festival, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Mayor Mustafa Özuslu said, “Youth is synonymous with energy, change and renewal. Youth means rebellion, youth means protest… You have it all. You will oppose, you will rebel and you will change this country with dance and music” and received great applause from the contestants and the people of Izmir.
world famous names
World Hip Hop Dance Champion Paradox from the Netherlands, Russia Breakdance Champion and National Team Athlete Alcoholil, Russia Women Breakdance Champion and National Team Athlete Vavi, World Popping Dance Champion Soyuz, Turkey Champion Can TOHMA, Turkish Popping Champion Biser Mutlu, Netherlands House Dance Champion Tamara, Italy Hip Hop Dance Champion Chiara Ceres, Turkey House Dance Champion Burak Kılıç, National Breakdance Team Athletes of Turkey Jimmy King, Edwin and Jester, Timothy from Germany. Mc Cihan, Mc Foggy and Aydan Uysal animated the festival, with the music of DJ Udo (Germany), DJ Usta and DJ Dekhan and accompanied by Ayberk Çölok on drums.
Kazanmoments became clear
Volkan Arıcı competed in the hip hop battle category, Akay Üstünel in the Feel The Drum battle category, Noel (Netherlands) in the House battle category, Dope Dog (Russia) in the Breaking Battle category and Akay Üstünel in the Popping category battle. kazanwas. The Special Jury Prize Sina Cora kazanMemoir Leyla (Iran) and the Special Jury Prize İsmail Akça were awarded to Bboy Broccoli.