Lunar Block Party
Lunar Block Party
29
Jan
Past Event

Lunar Block Party


When

2.30pm - 7.30pm

Where

Pier Street Underpass

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Price

FREE

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The Pier St Underpass is about to erupt in an epic day of dance battles, roving performances & Tik Tok workshops at the Lunar Block Party!

The Lunar Block Party is back to bless the streets of Sydney this Lunar New Year with the movement of some of Australia’s best dancers and b-boys. The Pier Street Underpass will be transformed into an exciting dance floor celebrating both the Lunar New Year and the Hip hop and Street Dance Culture in a family friendly event. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to attend and get down as our DJs spin all Saturday afternoon into the night. So prepare your dancing shoes, learn some new moves and grooves and get ready for a full day of dance and performances! Come for the...


TIK TOK DANCE WORKSHOPS

Learn some new moves and grooves with our experienced instructors from Dancekool to up your Tik Tok video level.


SHOWCASES

Be entertained with our lineup of amazing dance showcase, featuring some of Sydney’s best dance crews , with a variety of dance styles ranging from Popping, Hiphop, Dancehall and more!


MUSIC

Live DJs throughout the day, playing the dopest tracks. You’ll be able to get down with your favourite breakbeat, or party with your latest Hip Hop tracks.


STREET DANCE BATTLE

Check out the very best Street Dancers that Sydney has to offer. Competing in various categories and styles, these dancers will freestyle to music randomly selected by the DJ and will have to wow both the audience and judges to make their way to the top and with the trophy.


JUST DANCE

Groove along to interactive video dancing with the Dancekool Crew on a 6 metre screen.


Presented by Darling Harbour, Dancekool Studio, Da Block Party Crew RYUGI 〜流儀〜 and Ryugi Wear.


EVENT PROGRAM

Just Dance

  • 2.30pm Just Dance 
  • 3.30pm POP up mini workshops 
  • 4pm Just Dance 
  • 6pm Mini Workshops 
  • 6.30pm Just Dance 


Block Party Main Stage and pop up 

  • 2.30pm Freestyle Football Showcase and Workshop
  • 3pm Work In Progress Kids Battles 1 
  • 4pm Showcase 1 (local crews and DanceKool Crews) Tik Tok Workshops 
  • 4pm Chinese Garden Pop Up and roving to Main Stage 
  • 4.30pm Tik Tok Workshops 
  • 4.30pm Yin Yang Showdown Breaking Battle 1 
  • 5pm Tik Tok Workshops 
  • 5.30pm Little Hay Street Pop up and rove to Just Dance 
  • 5.50pm Yin Yang Showdown Breaking Battle 2 
  • 6.30pm Showcase Section 2 & FREE STYLE FOOTBALL 
  • 6.50pm Yin Yang Showdown Breaking Battle 3 
  • 7pm Steam Mill Lane POP up and roving to Main Stage 
  • 7.20pm Finale Showcase 
  • 7.30pm Yin Yang Showdown Breaking Battle Finals


Prizes

Start practicing your dance moves in front of the mirror at home as we'll be handing out award medals for the Kids Battles, PLUS the coveted Lunar Block Party Battle prize - a custom designed deck to hang on the wall! Here's a playlist to get you grooving.

PERFORMER BIOS

Tommy K – Redbull Freestyle Footballer

Tommy-K began his freestyle journey in 2014, and has been on an upward trajectory ever since. In his first competition in 2016, he placed 4th in Australia and his skills only continued to grow from there. He placed 2nd in Oceania the same year and was named Australian Champion in 2018, reaching Top 24 at the World Championship in Poland later that year. Tom, based in Sydney, is creative and passionate about the sport and the community and loves helping young freestylers achieve their goals through private coaching, community meet-ups and freestyle football events.

MC – Mistery

Mistery has been one of the main people involved in the development of the Australian HipHop scene since its formative years in the early 1980s. Initially introduced to HipHop culture as a Bboy Mistery then began writing rap lyrics and also expressing himself visually as a graffiti writer. Mistery still maintains his Bboy roots and although he no longer competes in any of the high level competitions he still maintains his connection to the scene as a host, judge and coordinator of many of the major events, such as; R16, Battle of the Year, Freestyle Sessions and Uprock.

DJ Iron Icey

Iron Icey has been deep in the Hip Hop culture since 2000 primarily as a B-Boy. From the beginning his passion has been digging hidden gems in most funky music genres. Being a part of the dance scene and traveling to the biggest international dance events for the past 20 years inspired him to spin the decks in order to share the grooves that make you move. He is known and appreciated in the scene for DJing at mainly urban dance gatherings and competitions. DJ Iron Icey will bring the heat with awesome tunes and remixes you might have never heard before!

Dancekool

Dancekool is the first and finest street dance studio in Sydney. Founded in 2002 as the only studio focused around Hip Hop. Their experienced international family of instructors have learned from the best and have taught and performed all over the world. All have extensive expertise in Hip Hop, Popping, Locking, Breaking, House and Street Jazz and are ready to teach you how to be a great dancer! 

LUNAR NEW YEAR

CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE TIGER

Head to Darling Harbour for an Asia-inspired extravaganza, featuring countless events including fireworks, a block party, mahjong, outdoor movies, lion dancing, dance battles, workshops and more!

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