Hiphop For Society is a immensely popular, community event organised by Breakdance Project Uganda(BPU). It takes place every year in January and brings together hundreds of people of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate creativity, talent and community spirit. The event is an exciting combination of live performances, interactive workshops, inspiring speeches, educational discussions, video screenings and photo exhibitions. BPU works in close collaboration with multiple local and international artists and organisations.
This year’s theme was ‘Dreams’ and featured artists and development specialists like; Anne Whitehead, J-Tight & Kakande, Caroline Nantume, Scooter Beatboxer, Interaid Uganda refugee youth, Julius Lugaya, Lilian & Key, Platform Uganda, Joana Jojo & In Movement alumni, Saint-NellySade, People Concern Children’s Project(PCCP), Vizurii Dance Crew, In Movement art for social change, Inspirationz dance company, Butterfly Uganda, Khamara Ashnan, Ruyonga, Jora & Young Artists Exchange Project(YEAP), Krump UG, Sylvester & Abramz.
“Sometimes when you have nothing, knowing that people know you exist makes a big difference in your life. It helps you to strive for something.” – Crazy Legs
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