PRESENTED BY CARRIAGEWORKS
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR NICK POWER AKA B*BOY RELY
Platform 5 is Australia’s premier hip hop event bringing together the finest breakers, MCs, DJs and graffiti artists in a dynamic celebration of culture and community. Now in its fifth year Platform will showcase local, interstate and international artists from the freshest emerging talent to the pioneers of their form.
Under the direction of Artistic Director Nick Power, Platform 5 will feature an Australian Hip Hop Symposium, a national b*boy and b*girl competition, masterclasses lead by international b*boys Jacob ’Kujo’ Lyons (US) and Katsu (Japan) and b*girl & choreographer Valentine Nagata -Ramos (France). Plus a Secret Walls battle, as well as past favourites graff and popping comps.
SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER
Graff Comp, Next Generation B*Boy / B*Girl Battle, Open Tagging and Sketching Comp, Secret Walls, Freak The Technique B*Boy Battle, We B*Girlz Competition, International Judges Showcase and Popping Competition. FREE ENTRY
HOW TO TAKE PART
If you would like to enter:
• Next Generation B*Boy / B*Girl Battle
• Freak the Technique B*Boy Battle
• We B*Girlz Competition
• Popping Competition
Please email email@example.com with the name of the event you would like to enter in the subject line and your full contact details.
Please note, message from Platform 5 Artistic Director Nick Power – ‘Unfortunately Big Daddy Kane has cancelled his Australia tour at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances. I would like to send an apology to those who were looking forward to seeing him perform at the Platform 5 all ages gig which has now been cancelled.’
SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER
AUSTRALIAN HIP HOP SYMPOSIUM
Over the past 10 years community organisations, councils, art companies and government bodies have used Hip Hop artists to facilitate community cultural development projects with great success. This free symposium will provide a platform for Australia’s foremost Hip Hop community workers and artists to talk about their practice, process and projects. There will be 6 free panel discussions and 4 workshops with local and international master tutors. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
HOW TO TAKE PART
If you would like to attend the following workshops
• Katsu Masterclass
• Kujo Masterclass
• B*Girl Val International Choreography Lab
• Accessible Arts
Please email your name, contact number and the workshop you wish to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org
For regular updates and announcements about what’s happening at Platform 5 checkFacebook.
Free events on both days
Sat 6 Oct
Sun 7 Oct