/R E P E A T -- B2DU and Mr. Big(+) Present: The Next Big Thing(+) Bboy Festival/

    Bboying like you've never seen it before. A Dance, a Culture, now also a

    TORONTO, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - The Next Big Thing Bboy Festival is here and
it's bringing a flood of Canada's most talented bboys/breakdancers to Metro
Hall Square on August 29th from 5pm to 11pm. This Festival will feature an
all-star city versus city Bboy battle with Toronto's dope flavour against
Montreal's raw and explosive talent. The winning team will take home a $7500
cash prize and this momentous title in the name of their city.
    Back to the Underground and Mr. Big have teamed up to bring all elements
of hip hop culture together at this massive outdoor event. And best of all,
it's free!
    This competition has a degree of organization unlike any bboy event in
the world. With a specialized scoring system and computerized tabulation
program, this battle represents the elevation of bboying from dance, to an
organized sport. B2DU captured the true essence of the dance while creating a
comprehensive and accurate judging system. This event is a benchmark in
international Bboy history.
    The NBT Bboy Festival is not just the largest scale bboy competition ever
held in Canada; it is also a celebration of the positive aspects of Hip Hop
culture. The NBT will engage our youth with a chance to be a part of the truly
positive essence of Hip Hop. We are taking back our culture and celebrating
its roots.
    A long list of Toronto talent will be performing at this event including
DJ Starting from Scratch, Mathmatik, Concrete Mob, Theology 3, and many more!
The NBT Bboy Festival will also have a special dance performance by the bboy
crew Twisted Anklez. There will be multiple competitions and dance floors
around the festival so expect non-stop action and jaw dropping talent.
    This event brings together Hip Hop like you've never seen it before. You
do not want to miss The Next Big Thing Bboy Festival.

    Back to the Underground has become known for their success carving an
industry from the grassroots culture of bboying. These pioneers create ground
breaking youth educational programs and spectacular events such as Bboy Unit
Canada. They are quickly becoming known for their innovations and
accomplishments revolutionizing the urban dance community in Toronto.

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For further information: Media enquiries contact Jon Reid,
jonreid@backtotheunderground.com - (647) 891-0787

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