Braun Battle of the Year is a breakdance competition. It first took place in Germany in 1990. In the 2013 event, 13,000 people came to Germany to watch it. It is not only a competition but a festival for the Hip Hop culture. You will see a week-long dance performance, parties, and workshops. In 2013, a 3D dance film was released by the same name. The movie was directed by Benson Lee and it was the biggest box office hit of the year.
The competition is all about creativity and innovation. The regional qualifiers are first selected and then the final competition took place. Participants from around the world participated in this competition. They had to perform a choreographed routine of six minutes long. There were five judges who judged the participants according to stage presence, synchronicity, and choreography. The six best crews competed in the final battle.
Braun is the exclusive partner of this competition. The dancers use innovative dance moves and take the dancing to a new level. They use flip, slide and spin motions with great athleticism and grace. The audiences loved their style and technique. The unique styles of the crews portray their personalities.
This competition teaches us about the Hip Hop culture and how a dance competition can help in developing teamwork, friendship, and creativity. Every year the competition is drawing more and more audience and the interest in learning about the Hip-Hop culture is also growing. You learn about some great dancing styles when you attend this event.