City to host world dance titles

Sony B-Boy world championships come to Birmingham.


Hosted by hip-hop legends Crazy Legs and Afrika Islam, the 19th annual B-Boy Championships World Finals will see top break dancers, poppers and hip-hop dancers bring their best moves, routines and unique style to the stage! The audience are set to witness the most incredible action as the dancers go head-to-head, battling it out for the coveted world titles. The 2014 World Finals will be held in Birmingham in partnership with International Dance Festival Birmingham, the city’s power house of dance. The O2 Academy Birmingham will welcome 5,000 fans to the world’s number one dance competition for a weekend of awe-inspiring battles and shows on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th October 2014.

After international eliminations across five continents in countries including Japan, Korea, USA, Tunisia, Italy, Holland and Mexico, the most incredible dancers will take part in the ultimate battle! The greatest crews and soloists will come together from around the globe to display their raw talent, flavour and mind-blowing moves to impress a world-class judging panel made up of leading international pioneers and former world champions.

Crews and solo dancers from the UK and across the world have one last chance to compete for the remaining spots in the line up.

Sunday 26th October – WORLD FINALS
Witness the world’s greatest dancers battle on the ultimate stage! The best of the best will be vying for victory in each of the 4 World Title categories and there will also be a special live performance from legendary US hip hop duo DEAD PREZ…!

The weekend will also include dance workshops led by the world’s top dancers, which will be held at DanceXchange in Birmingham city centre. A variety of ticket options are available for the event including the new exclusive VIP Packages!

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