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First Steps Festival - November 20th and 21st
November 20 , Saturday

First Steps was born in 2011, in the city of Porto, as a dance event dedicated to children and young people with little experience in competition (battle).

With this model, it toured various spaces in Porto, including Lar Nossa Srª do Livramento, Casa da Música and the National Museum of Soares dos Reis.

In 2020, due to the pandemic situation, it decided to reinvent itself, became 100% digital and expanded its scope to music and painting, enshrining in a single event workshops and competitions in the fields of graffiti, breaking, mcing, beatbox, top styles and music production.

In 2021, the event moves to the capital, and still assuming a hybrid model, with some online and other in-person activities, it joins The Hood to hold a hip hop culture festival, on November 20th and 21st, with competitions, workshops and talks for “kids and adults”.



November 20th:

14:00 - 15:00: Graffiti Workshop with Crack Kids

15:30 - 16:30: Beatbox Workshop with River’

17:00 - 18:00: Rhythm and Poetry Workshop with Muleca XVII

18:30 - 19:30: Beatmaking workshop with K.Otic

20:00 - 21:00: Talk curated by Hip Hop Radio

21:00 - 00:00: Jam Pro Steps (open to all levels) from Breaking, Top Styles, Beatbox and Mcing

November 21st:

10:00 - 11:00: Hip Hop Freestyle Workshop with Deby

11:30 - 12:30: Breaking Workshop with B-boy Luís

15:00 - 20:00: First Steps Competition (open to beginner levels only) for Breaking, Top Styles, Graffiti, Beatbox, Music Production and Mcing (semi-finals and finals only)



Workshops: Link on the bio from the IG @livethehood page or via the First Steps website - entries limited to 15 people

Talk: no subscription required

First Steps Competition: entries closed



Breaking Jury: B-boy Titas, B-girl Chica and B-boy Herculess

Top Styles Jury: Gui, Lúcia Oliveira and Iggy

Graffiti Jury: Chure, Mariana PTKS and Third

Beatbox Jury: River’, Jewow and Pablo

Mcing Jury: Blink, Break0ut and SaoOneArt

Music Production Jury: Bambino, DMinor and Tom Freakin Soyer

Event Deejays: Dj Godzi and TheBboyWannaBeDj

Event Host: Wilson Core

Event Photographer: Maiur Narendra

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