3 Days of Dance, Music and Hip-Hop Culture in Amsterdam

What can you expect? Check out the full program of Red Bull BC One 2017

On the 21st of September the tickets sale for the Red Bull BC One World Final on 4th of November in Amsterdam sold out within 90 minutes.

However this doesn't mean all hopes of attending the World Final in beautiful Amsterdam are gone.

This year the World Final side program starts Thursday November 2nd with a full range of dance battles, workshops, lectures, music programs, parties and plenty of opportunities of winning last minute tickets that give you access to experience the Red Bull BC One World Final in person.

Undoubtedly the highlight of the World Final Side program will be The Last Chance Cypher. On Thursday November 2nd the 33 winners of worldwide Cyphers will battle for one final top 16 spot in the World Final line up.

More battle action is expected at the 2nd edition of the Continent Battle, the new Power & Tricks Battle and many Cypher jam sessions on Friday November 3rd.

Besides fierce battle action from the breakers gathering from all over the world the World Final side program is also filled with Music, Art and an everyday Stand Up Styles featuring Hip Hop Freestyle, Popping, Locking, House dance and Waacking, making the Red Bull BC One World Final in Amsterdam a three day experience full of Culture, Creation and Competition.

Full program Red Bull BC ONE 2017 - 02, 03, 04 November

Thursday 02 November - WESTERUNIE

16:30 - 18:00 hrs
Workshop: "How to freestyle in dance"
Three world-renowned urban dancers present a workshop focussing on the art of freestyle in dance and creating crossovers between different styles. Dancers of any style are welcome.
Teachers: Deydey, Frankwa (France), Majid (Germany)

18:00 - 19:30 hrs
Workshop: "From Footwork to Power"
Red Bull BC One All Stars Roxrite and Lil G give an all-round workshop handling B-Boy Footwork, Powermoves and the transitions in between.
Teachers: Roxrite (USA), Lil G (Venezuela)

20:00 - 22:30 hrs
Last Chance Cypher
33 Cypher winners from 30 countries compete for the final top 16 spot in the World Final.
Judges: Ronnie, Roxrite (USA), Taisuke (Japan), Pelezinho (Brazil), Lilou (France).
Hosted by Mario Bee (Holland) & Swifty (UK), DJ Smirnoff (Russia)

Thursday 02 November - TRANSFORMATORHUIS

16:00 - 19:00 hrs
Jam Session & Last Minute Ticket Battle
Open floor and jam session featuring special dance-off moments where you can get your hands on the last available World Final tickets. DJ Smirnoff (Russia)

19:00 - 19:30 hrs
Official opening & World Final top 16 draw
Come to the official opening and witness the draw for the top 16 bracket live. Who will battle against who on the world podium? The opening and draw are open for public.

19:30 - 22:30 hrs
2 vs. 2 Hip Hop Freestyle Battle
Hip Hop Kingz one of Holland's largest hip hop dance events presents an exclusive battle with an international judges and battle line up. This battle is open for participation.
Judges: Joseph Go, Dedson (France), tba.
Battle Guests Majid & Frankie D (Germany), Luciano & Jeems, DJ's Konichiwa Crew (Holland)

Friday 03 November – WESTERUNIE

16:00 - 18:00 hrs
Workshop: "Beats & Choreography"
In a room full of dancers and 4 beat makers Red Bull BC One All Star Neguin and Juste Debout founder Bruce Ykanji take on the challenge to coach the dancers and beat makers in a session where they put dance choreography and music together.
Teachers: Neguin (Brazil), Bruce Ykanji (France)

18:30 - 19:30 hrs
Lecture Naughty by Nature hosted by Sway
American Hip Hop personality and BC One commentator Sway Calloway sits down with iconic golden-era Hip Hop group Naughty By Nature for a deeper look into the group's 25 year career and contributions to Hip Hop culture.
Guests: Naughty by Nature (Treach, Vin Rock, DJ Kay Gee)
Hosted by Sway Calloway (USA)
Please note: Max. 70 persons, door will close when full.

20:00 - 22:30 hrs
Funk Buddies 2 vs. 2 Locking & Waacking Battle
Waacking & Locking authorities House of Vineyard & Ghetto Funk are calling Lockers & Waackers for another hot edition of "Funk Buddies". This battle is open for participation.
Locking Judges: Willow (France), Yuki (Japan), Ruben Chi (Holland).
Waacking Judges tba.
Hosted by Ambiance & Faizel Playfair (Holland). DJ's Rob Manga (Holland), Hooch (UK)

22:30 - 04:00 hrs
Pre-Party: In Funk We Trust
Kick of the weekend with a funky feelgood party hosted by House of Vineyard, Ghetto Funk and Amsterdam's freshest dancers. DJ's Rob Manga (Holland), Hooch (UK), Fleg (USA).
Ticket info will be announced soon.

Friday 03 November – TRANSFORMATORHUIS

16:00 - 18:00 hrs Jam session & Last Minute Ticket Battle
Open floor and jam session featuring special dance-off moments where you can get your hands on the last available World Final tickets. DJ Fleg (USA)

18:30 - 19:30 hrs
Continent Battle: Team Holland Selection
Open selection for Breakers from Holland to represent their country in the Continent Battle
Judges: tba
Hosted by MC Mario Bee (Holland). DJ's Fleg & Lean Rock (USA)

20:00 - 21:30 hrs
Continent Battle: The Americas vs Europe vs Asia/Africa vs Holland
The worldwide Cypher winners are grouped together to battle in teams representing the continents. A national team from the hosting nation Holland joins the action.
Hosted by MC Mario Bee (Holland), DJ's Fleg & Lean Rock (USA)

21:30 - 22:30 hrs
Samsung Rulebreakers: Powermove & Trick Battle
B-Boy Kid Colombia invites some of his respected Power and Tricking friends to compete in a battle dedicated to those breaking the rules of gravity. This battle is open for participation.
Judges: Kid Colombia, Carlos (Holland), Lil G (Venezuela), Cico (Germany)
Invited guests: Lil Kev (France), Stuart (Venezuela), Flexholik (Germany), Pocket (Korea).
Hosted by Sambo (Belgium). DJ Nobunaga (Holland)

Saturday 04 November – WESTERUNIE

15:00 - 19:30 hrs
Bonnie & Clyde in Amsterdam: 2 vs. 2 All Styles Battle
After Bonnie & Clyde on Safari The Notorious IBE and Delphine "Deydey" Nguyen of Zamounda bring the Bonnie & Clyde all styles battle to the Red Bull BC One World Final. Battle guests: Bruce Ykanji, Clara, Sarah Bee (France), Hurricane (USA)
Judges: Neguin (Brazil), Nedda (Holland), Majid (Germany).
DJ's: Frankwa (France), Hooch (UK). Hosted by MC Swifty (UK)

20:30 - 22:30 hrs
Screening World Final
Watch the 2017 Red Bull BC One World Final on the big screen before going into the last and big celebration of the World Final at the official afterparty.

22:30 - 04:00 hrs
Official Afterparty
Witness how Amsterdam gets down for one last final celebration of Hip Hop.
Ticket info will be announced soon.

Saturday 04 November - TRANSFORMATORHUIS

15:00 - 18:00 hrs
3 vs 3 B-Boy Battle
Bring two friends and battle for crew bragging rights on the day of the World Final.
Judges: Jurskee (Holland), Nabiky (France), Focus (Finland).
Hosted by Sambo (Belgium), DJ Rebel (Holland), DJ Scream (Ukraine)

16:00 - 19:00 hrs
Perfect Beat Challenge
In the Perfect Beat Challenge Beatmakers are challenged to produce a beat in 60 minutes. All participants work with the same sample pack and get one hour to come up with a killer beat.
Judges: Y'skid, Killing Skills (Holland), Oer Beats (Poland). Hosted by Mario Bee (Holland)


20:00 – 23:00 hrs
Witness 16 of the best Breakers of the world battling for the ultimate title in Breaking.
Hosted by: Rakaa (USA)
Please note: access is only allowed witch entrance tickets.

Thursday 02 – Saturday 04 November - TRANSFORMATORHUIS

15:00 - 23:00 hrs
Digital Corner & Bullet Time, Photo-expo, culture market and lounge area.
Besides battles, workshops and lectures the Transformatorhuis venue will be accommodating cool activities such as a photo-expo by Stacii Samidin, a culture market and the "Digital Corner" which features a state of the art "Bullet Time" camera set up to capture your dance moves in an amazing next level visual environment.

How to compete & participate?
Registrations for battles & workshops can only be done on site at the Transformatorhuis.
Be on time so your participation is guaranteed.

Entrance Fee
All programming at the Westerunie & Transformatorhuis venues are free of charge.

Have fun!