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Braincandies Large Live

May 5, 2023 @ 20:30 - 23:00

Braincandies Large Live

Do you remember the popular Braincandies from years back? They were wonderful events where many interesting topics were covered and a lot of fun was had. They are back for one time (for now) with Braincandies Large Live as a part of the Urban Dance Days.

Braincandies is a speaker event where people from different backgrounds interact with each other in a creative way, while sharing their opinions on important topics.

The Resilience of HipHop Culture

This Braincandies Live session is dedicated to the theme “The Resilience of HipHop Culture.” Over the past 50 years, HipHop culture has endured, with each generation building on the foundations laid by the previous one. It’s important for us as a community to work together to support each other and pass on knowledge and skills to future generations of dancers. The resilience of HipHop dance culture speaks to the power of community and inspires us to continue to grow, overcome challenges, and make progress as a culture. We invite 5 inspiring speakers to share their stories with the audience.

The evening program consists of 5 talks of approximately 10 minutes each, with interactive activities between each talk. The program and talks will be in English.


Ryan “Future” Webb  – The Driving Force: Tradition Bearing in Street Dance Culture

Ryan Webb, a dancer with years of experience in various dance forms, embarked on a mission to connect with people and communities of origin. He learned the importance of being a Tradition Bearer through mentorship and realized the need for a full commitment to culture, community, and people.
Join Ryan as he takes you on a journey through his life, dance, culture, and lifestyle.

Oher speakers

– FRIEDA FROST –  HipHop Movement: Bridging the Gap between Dance Culture and Academic Research

– PAULO NUNES – Beyond the Dance Floor

– KEVIN PARADOX – Moving through time

– CARMEN VERDUYN – The pedagogy of HipHop

Participating audience

At Braincandies large Live, the audience is also an active participant, making this a group effort rather than a task solely on the shoulders of the speakers. We have fun, inspire each other, and share unconventional moments with new people. Five speakers share a message on the theme “The Resilience of HipHop Culture,” and 50 people in the audience are encouraged to interact with each other through various creative activities.

  • Afterwards, there will be a drink at Kameleon and an afterparty in the Theatercafé of Parktheater (included in the ticket price)!
  • The programme is in English


Parktheater Eindhoven
Elzentlaan 50
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