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21/07/2019 - 16:16

Vibrant Hue Hip-hop Festival - Urban Jam 2019 

On July 20, the opening ceremony of Hue Hip-hop Festival – Urban Jam 2019 occurred at the 3/2 Park.

The vibrant hip-hop dances on the opening night of the festival

The vibrant hip-hop dances on the opening night of the festival

Hue Hip-hop Festival, a series of featured festivities, hosted by Hue Tourism Department with the aim of generating healthy playgrounds as well as art spaces for the artists to show their talents. This event was also a chance for the locals and tourists to explore and grab a better understanding of the street-style yet unique genre of music like hip-hop.   

Hue Hip-hop Festival – Urban Jam 2019 is the biggest hip-hop-related event ever in Hue. This is also the best chance for the art aficionados to meet, exchange and indulge in the competitive performances of more than 500 domestic and foreign artists such as Korea, Japan, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, German, Czech Republic and Spain.      

Hip-hop and Popping competitions took place at Hue Hip-hop Festival 2019.

Besides the framework of the hip-hop competition, the organizers also hosted some other festivities such as skateboarding or DJ performing and teaching.

 Handing in the certificates to the judges and contestants

 Handing in the certificates to the judges and contestants

Mr. Le Huu Minh, Acting Director of Tourism Department said: “The festival contributes to affirm the appellation of Hue - the Festival City of Vietnam. Also, this event helps build up Hue image – the capital of festival, in the hope of changing the cultural brand into a tourism one which becomes a must-see destination for tourism.”

 Some photos taken at the first night of the festival:

The festival has offered the Hue youngsters the chances to show their passion for hip-hop.

The festival has offered the Hue youngsters the chances to show their passion for hip-hop.

 The festival also drawn the attention of the school-age contestants.

 The festival also drawn the attention of the school-age contestants.

Popping 1 vs 1 challenge

 Popping 1 vs 1 challenge

Two female contestants were no less competitive, challenging each other with the graceful movements.

Two female contestants were no less competitive, challenging each other with the graceful movements.

DJ plays an indispensable role in hip-hop festival

DJ plays an indispensable role in hip-hop festival

Skillful Popping movements

Skillful Popping movements 

 A foreign contestant felt the beats with his brilliant dance

 A foreign contestant felt the beats with his brilliant dance

The audiences indulged in the dance

The audiences indulged in the dance

By Duc Quang

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