Breakdance at Youth Olympic Games

Breakdancing added to Youth Olympic Games for 2018:

This is how it will work: Twelve male and 12 female dancers, ages 16-18, will compete over two days. Competition will be broken down into three events — men’s, women’s and mixed-team — with dancers facing off in a battle format that will be judged and scored.

Click PLAY or watch how to apply on YouTube.

Stage 1 has been completed. Here are those who qualified through to Stage 2.


dancing with robots

Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking are deeply concerned about AI, but the tech and its ramifications are poorly understood by the public. That disconnect prompted Blanca Li and her dance company to create a choreography for eight dancers called Robot.

Produced with Softbank’s robotics division and Japanese artists Maywa Denki, it attempts to explore “the interactions between [humans and robots], in an absurd and poetic way.” …


Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo.

Zurcaroh Acrobatic Group – THE REFUGE

The Austrian Zurcaroh Acrobatic Group was founded in 2009 by Brazilian Peterson da Cruz Hora.

Dance and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Click PLAY or watch an impressive performance on YouTube.

If you like that, watch a performances from the FIG Gala Helsinki – World Gymnaestrada 2015.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via Humberto Martinez)

Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics – Stick

Since Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics is not officially sanctioned by Federation International of Gymnastics, there are different formats to Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics outside Japan.

However in Japan, we have our own format and it has been performed at Japan National Athletic Meets; firmly establishing itself as Japanese Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics with a history of over 80 years.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. (2011)

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