By Cleo K Murungi (@Cleo_TheSphynx)
BreakFast Jam is an annual break-dance event originated in Uganda in 2011 to empower participants socially and economically. Each year events are organised in Uganda & Kenya and host participants from around the world to enrich them with practical skills, knowledge, inspirations and experiences on a neutral platform with the overall aim of cultivating a positively enriching breakdance & hip-hop culture in Africa.
Other activities include educational workshops & discussions, competitions, performances, showcases, exhibitions. This year’s edition of Break-Fast Jam finals will be on Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th 2016 at YMCA Wandegeya. Starting 2pm until 9pm each day. Entrance will be UGX 5000 per day and free for kids aged 10 and below. Along with the breakdance battles there will be performances & showcases in Rap music, dance, Djing, beatboxing/vocal percussion by several artists like; Ruyonga, St. Nellysade, DJ Aludah & Dj Crisio, Lady Slyke & Dj Nesta, Faizal Mostrixx, Dj Snuff, Moze Beatboxer, Dj Issa & Dj Isaac King, Spotlite crew, Kongoloko, Tandika Esaawa, Nilotika band, Byg Ben Omumasaaba, Mc Yallah, Ibra Buwembo, Party People, BBK bboys crew. And many more.
There will also be special guest crews from China, Poland Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda,DRC and DJ Snuff from End of The Weak (Ireland)will also be back.There will be a lot of merchandise on on sale from Kyendi Kyendi Clothing May Creations, Koz N Effekt and Joana Joojo.