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International And Local Dancers To Meet At Breakfast Jam’s 7th Edition

Breakfast Jam is an annual break dance event held in Uganda that brings together participants from East African countries and the rest of the world. It aims at cultivating a positively enriching break dance culture in Africa. This initiative empowers participants socially and economically by elevating them with practical skills, knowledge, inspiration and experiences on an inclusive platform.

For 6 years, this dance competition has been an event that has been showcasing talents in the field of dance and it is back with the 7th edition.

“This year’s event will have six major competition categories namely Seven-2-Smoke break dance battle, Solo Adults break dance battle, Solo Kids break dance battle, Solo B-Girl break dance battle, Solo Popping battle, and Group battles. Many of the competitors have worked from regional competitions, and special guests will join from across East Africa and beyond.” A representative from Fresh Lane the organizers told Chano8.

We were also informed that the competitions slated for Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of November at the Wandegeya, Kampala based YMCA will have international guests in attendance as well.

 “DJ Snuff from Northern Ireland is a renowned Belfast borne DJ. He has collaborated with the Break-Fast Jam before and worked with major artists across the world, including Snoop Dog, will be deejaying at the two day event and Soon Enough, from Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a dancer who has been the head organizer of the internationally celebrated Floor Wars, which is the biggest break dance event in Denmark.” The representative from Fresh Lane added.

The event will not only feature break dance activities, but also graffiti art displays, a panel discussion, music performances, as well as a photography exhibitions and entry fee is only Ug Shs 5000.

Check out what happened last year at the 6th edition (photos by Gloria Batuta/Chano8)

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MC Jora (In red) applauding one of the dancers

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Uncle Walter Ruva (in a hat) getting awarded

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The winner of the Kids B-Boy battle Ndawula (second left) being awarded

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Break Dance legend Antonio Buka (who was among the judges) was there with his daughter too

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There was exhibition of different cloths which revellers bought

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Lugaflow artistes Abramz (left) Mark from Fresh Lane the organisers (2nd right) and Jora MC the MC (right) awarding one of the winners

 

 

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