Eugenia Khramtsova of D-Tension dance crew takes her turn during the three-on-three battle at the first-ever outdoor street dance competition hosted by the City of Surrey and Civic Plaza on Friday, June 28. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

City Centre

VIDEO: Dancers battle it out at Surrey’s first Street Dance Showcase

The city’s ‘grassroots dance community’ was welcome to showcase their skills at Civic Plaza

Surrey’s “grassroots dance community” was invited to showcase their skills at Civic Plaza on Friday (June 28).

The City of Surrey hosted its first outdoor Street Dance Showcase, which was open to youth under the age of 25.

Dancers showed off their breakdance, hip hop, b-boy and b-girl skills during the afternoon event.

A news release from the city said the event happened after “resounding feedback from youth to have an outdoor space to showcase their talent.

READ ALSO: Surrey’s Brotherhood dance crew silences all the ‘haters’ with another Vibe competition win, April 9, 2019

The goal of the showcase, according to the city, is to “support youth in postivie activities and peer-to-peer relationships, which is a priority for the city.”

The Street Dance Showcase included prizes, activities, a DJ and a food truck.

There were three-on-three battles between dance crews, as well as one-on-one battles during the afternoon.

SEE ALSO: Thousands of dancers to take to the Surrey Arts Centre stage, March 30, 2019



lauren.collins@surreynowleader.com

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram and follow Lauren on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Surrey-area associations gear up for hockey restart

But it’s not yet clear when city-operated rinks and rec centres will reopen

Proposed Marine Drive zone aims to make use of small lots ‘more efficient’

CR-3A zone discussed during White Rock’s first virtual public information meeting

Rugby practices to return to Lower Mainland fields this fall

B.C. Rugby announced its return to play plan July 7

White Rock calls for street-banner artists

Deadline to apply is 4 p.m. July 24

Surrey Mounties seize shotgun, ammo, after officers shot at with BB gun in Newton

Police say they were on foot patrol in the 6400-block of King George Boulevard when someone fired at them with a BB gun

The pandemic is widening Canada’s workplace gender gap

Gender pay gap is incentivizing fathers to work while mothers watch children, a new B.C. study has found

Investigation clears RCMP in incident where man fell from Langley overpass

‘Officers acted commendably and placed themselves at risk’ police watchdog report finds

Ex-Okanagan Mountie forfeits 20 days’ pay after sexual misconduct review

A former Vernon RCMP constable made sexual comments, grabbed genitals of male officer in two incidents 10 years ago

Rural Chilliwack residents asked to stay indoors, lock doors amid heavy police presence

Heavy police presence in rural Chilliwack neighbourhood as RCMP contend with ‘serious situation’

Man found dead on Okanagan trail identified as Hollywood actor

GoFundMe campaign launched for man found dead at summit of Spion Kop

3 people dead in Prince George motel fire

Fire personnel believe the blaze was suspicious although investigation in early stages

B.C. sets terms to review police, mental health, race relations

MLAs to recommend Police Act changes by May 2021

Feds announce $8.3M to deal with ‘ghost’ fishing gear in B.C. waters

Ghost gear accounts for up to 70 per cent of all macro-plastics in the ocean by weight

Most Read