Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Freestyle Urban Dance Festival in Meknes

The 14th edition of the International Festival of Urban Cultures will take place from the 4th to 17th of September in Meknès. It is the initiative of the Association "Espoir Jeunesse Morocco Freestyle Urban dance", this event will take place in several areas of the city of Meknès

Organised in partnership with the French Institute and the town of Meknes, this edition will see the participation of more than 800 national and international artists and athletes. The program includes competitions, workshops, training courses, meetings, artistic residencies and a socio-sportive and cultural caravan.

Professionals from Morocco and elsewhere were invited to supervise the workshops and trainings. They will also take part in the juries of the different competitions scheduled during this edition.

The artists participating in this festival, considered the biggest artistic event in the category "Competition" for urban cultures in Morocco, compete in several categories, including hip-hop and breakdance, djing, graffiti, freestyle, beat box and rap.

The "Espoir Jeunesse Maroc Freestyle Urban dance" Association, founded in February 2008, has as its main objective the supervision and training of young people in the field of urban cultures.


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