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ROM BAK Battle 2019

Saturday 23, Feb, 2019


ROM BAK, the first international hip hop dance battle in Cambodia is BACK !!

Sponsored by Mutant Energy

SCHEDULE
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*FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 *

ROM BAK & FRIENDS (Tiny Toones Cambodia & KLAP YA HANDZ)
WORKSHOPS x HIP HOP JAM SESSION @ The DIB CLUB
STARTS AT 6PM - Free entry
CLASS FEE : Free. Donations are welcome with all proceeds going to Rom Bak.
- 6.30 pm : House dance class by Andrew (1h)
- 7.45pm : Screening of the short movie "New Land Broken Road" by Kavich Neang
- 8.15 pm : Hip Hop class by Niako (1h)
- 9.15 pm : Hip Hop JAM party + KlapYahandz concert + cypher
Klapyahandz - ???????????? artists and DJ will take control of the JAM !!

IMPORTANT: ALL DANCERS MUST COME ON THE 22ND TO OFFICIALLY REGISTER FOR THE ROM BAK DANCE BATTLE HAPPENING ON SATURDAY THE 23RD !!
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR:
- 2 vs 2 BREAK DANCE (8 duo groups)
- 2 vs 2 ALL STYLE (8 duo groups)
- ROM BAK STYLE (10 dancers maximum, 2 min solo to khmer hip hop music)
If there are too many dancers, a pre-selection will be organized.
Only the best will qualify!

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*SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 *

ROM BAK BATTLE - Pontoon Club - 7pm to 11.30pm
ENTRANCE FEE : Free. Donations welcome for Rom Bak.
HIP HOP DANCE BATTLE x KLAPYAHANDZ SHOWCASE x DJing by Kenny Chase
- 5.30pm : Sign in open for dancers who registered Friday the 22nd
- 6pm : Warm up and dinner provide by The Supreme - Burger Bar
- 7pm : OPEN TO THE PUBLIC + DJ Set + cypher
- 7.30pm : BATTLE STARTS hosted by 12ME ????????? and MC Lisha

3 CATEGORIES FOR MUTANT PRIZES:
- 2 vs 2 BREAKDANCE BATTLE
Winners: 350 USD Mutant Prize
Finalists: 175 USD
- 2 vs 2 ALL STYLE BATTLE
Winners: 350 USD Mutant Prize
Finalists: 175 USD
- ROM BAK STYLE
10 dancers maximum - 1 winner
2 minutes max solo to khmer hip hop music
Winners: 150 USD Mutant Prize

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*OUR GUESTS : 3 JUDGES *

NIAKO (Legion X - France) : Two-time Hip Hop World Champion at the International Juste Debout. Professional dancer with a career spanning 20 years in the best dancing companies in France. Winner of the best hip hop battles in the world and member of the Legion X crew. He regularly participates as a judge and teacher worldwide.

ANDREW "AGAME" MAM (USA & CAMBODIA): Dancer for 17 years, his style has evolved from his bboy roots to a unique, organic and expressive form of freestyle that reacts to music rather than genre. Member of the legendary bboys crew STYLE ELEMENTS. Currently in Phnom Penh, Andrew has spent the last 3 years in Los Angeles as a professional dancer, commercial actor, photographer and model. He has played with internationally known groups such as Jabbawockeez, The Groovaloos and more.

BBOY FRESHH (CAMBODIA) : One of the first street kids from Tiny Toones NGO, he is recognized as one of the best bboys in Cambodia. He traveled extensively with the first Tiny Toones tour in Asia and Europe and participated in several international battles. Two-time winner of the Rom Bak Battle in Cambodia, he is now a dance teacher and professional dancer, participating in the creation of other crews. He is one of the leaders of the Cambodian hip hop scene.



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