TANGERINE PRESENTS UNITY DANCE EXHIBITION & BEATBOX COMPETITION 2017.
CELEBRATING OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY!!!!
FRIDAY JULY 14th – 5-11PM • FREE ENTRY
TORONTO!!!!! The Unity Festival Dance Exhibition & Beatbox Competition is back for 2017 celebrating 10 years of Hip-Hop, Dance, Spoken Word, MC’ing and Beatbox with special guests …
KEYSHA FRESHH • NEKKRAK • OBUXUM • BUCC N FLVR
and DJ’s ANDY B BAD + SOUL SECTA
UDOOU CREW (Hannia & Gloria)
UnStyLD & PHILLY D
On Friday July 14th we are very excited to host our UNITY DANCE EXHIBITION & BEATBOX BATTLE at UNDERPASS PARK, under the Eastern Avenue, Richmond and Adelaide Overpasses. The DANCE EXHIBITION features Toronto’s top youth nand professional street dancers in a number of different battles highlighting hip-hop, breaking, popping, and house, Our first round will focus on the community youth and alumni who have developed their skills alongside the guidance of Unity’s program faciliatators.
For the second round, selected mentors from various established dance crews will battle alongside their top students against other mentor/student crews. And for our last round, a number of the most well-respected crews including CASINO BOYS, TENSE IMAGE, ALIBINO ZEBRAZ, WAREHOUSE JACKS, and many more will face off against each other for the first time on Unity’s dancefloor.
Once again, BEATBOX CANADA, the most respected champion of the beatbox community will showcase the underrated art of vocal percussion with an epic battle between Toronto’s top beatboxers in a 1 vs 1 musical battle for 20 years and under. Battle judges are Unity Alumni PARALLEL (Sparx & Psyreine) and WORDOFMOUF (Killabeatz & Subconcious) will represent this art as a part of the human narrative and beatboxers as true musicians while inspiring young talent to pursue new ways of artistic expression through their performances.
RULES/HOW TO ENTER FOR BEATBOX BATTLE
– Must be a Canadian Citizen 20 years of age or under
– Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, age and city to register by June 1st, 2017
– Capped at 16 entries, first come first serve so email and contact ASAP!
– Open elimination at event, all participants will have 90 seconds to showcase their skills
– TOP 4 beatboxers will be chosen to battle for prizes
– Battles are 2 x 90 seconds rounds, 3rd place battle will happen as well
29 Lower River St.
SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS:
SUPPORTING: Tim Horton’s,
MEDIA : Clear Channel Canada, 93.5 Move
FRIENDS OF FESTIVAL : Gregory Signs, Pizza Pizza, Vibe Arts, Sketch, Beatbox Canada, R.I.S.E, Warehouse Jacks, Tense Image, Albino Zebrah, Casino Boys
FUNDERS – Canadian Heritage
LINKS TO OTHER EVENTS:
UNITY Festival 2017 – MC / Spoken Word & Graffiti Exhibition
UNITY Festival Concert 2017 • Main Source + More