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R-16 Korea

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R16 Korea is an annual international b-boy tournament and urban arts cultural festival sponsored primarily by the Korea Tourism Organization and the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. [1]

32 relations: Art of Movement, B-boy Lilou, Breakdancing, Drunken Tiger, Gamblerz, Graffiti, Hip hop, Incheon, Jay Park, Ken Swift, Korea, Korea Tourism Organization, Korean Americans, Locking (dance), Massive Monkees, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Morning of Owl, Popin' Pete, Popping, Roxrite, Seoul, Seoul Olympic Stadium, South Korea, Street art, Streetwear, Subculture, Suwon, Suwon Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan, World BBoy Series, Youth subculture.

Art of Movement

Art of Movement (AOM) is a Seattle-based b-boy crew founded in 2002 by brothers Junior and Tony Orduna.

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B-boy Lilou

Ali Ramdani (1984), better known by his stage name Lilou, is an Algerian-French b-boy breakdancer.

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Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance.

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Drunken Tiger

Drunken Tiger was a Korean hip hop group that debuted in 1999 and has since released several albums and won numerous awards.

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Gamblerz (Hangul: 갬블러 크루), formerly known as Gambler, is a South Korean b-boy crew formed in 2002.

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Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.

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Hip hop

Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.

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Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.

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Jay Park

Jay Park (Korean name: Park Jae-beom, Hangul: 박재범, Hanja: 朴載範; born April 25, 1987) is a Korean-American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, record producer, model, choreographer, entrepreneur and actor.

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Ken Swift

Ken Swift (born Kenneth James Gabbert) is a second generation B-boy, or breakdancer, and former Vice President of the Rock Steady Crew of which he was a longtime member and key figure.

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Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Korea Tourism Organization

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is an organization of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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Korean Americans

Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.

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Locking (dance)

Locking is a style of funk dance, which is today also associated, but not to be confused with hip hop.

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Massive Monkees

Massive Monkees is a 28 member b-boy crew from Seattle, Washington that won the 2004 World B-Boy Championships in London and appeared on season four of MTV's America's Best Dance Crew.

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Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is a central government agency responsible for the areas of tourism, culture, art, religion, and sports.

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Morning of Owl

Morning of Owl is a b-boy crew founded in 2002 from Suwon, South Korea.

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Popin' Pete

Timothy Earl Solomon (born August 5, 1961), known as Popin' Pete, is an American dancer, choreographer, innovator, one of the originators of the "popping" dance style and member of the Electric Boogaloos.

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Popping is a street dance and one of the original funk styles that came from Fresno, California during the late 1960s–1970s.

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Omar "RoxRite" Delgado Macias (born April 6, 1982) is an award-winning competitive b-boy from San Diego, California.

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Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Seoul Olympic Stadium

The Seoul Olympic Stadium (서울올림픽주경기장) also known as Jamsil Olympic Stadium (formerly romanised as Chamshil), is a multi-purpose stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Street art

Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues.

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Streetwear is a style of street fashion rooted in Californian surf and skate culture.

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A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

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Suwon (Hangul: 수원, Hanja: 水原) is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea's most populous province which surrounds Seoul, the national capital. Suwon lies about south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city. Suwon has existed in various forms throughout Korea's history, growing from a small settlement to become a major industrial and cultural center. It is the only remaining completely walled city in South Korea. The city walls are one of the more popular tourist destinations in Gyeonggi Province. Samsung Electronics R&D center and headquarters are in Suwon. The city is served by two motorways, the national railway network, and the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Suwon is a major educational center, home to 11 universities. Suwon is home to football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings, which have won the K League on four occasions and AFC Champions League twice. The KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization also plays in Suwon.

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Suwon Gymnasium

Suwon Gymnasium is an indoor sporting arena located in Suwon, South Korea.

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Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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World BBoy Series

The World B-Boy Series is a b-boy championship series established in 2013 that connects nine different renowned solo international b-boy competitions worldwide.

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Youth subculture

A youth subculture is a youth-based subculture with distinct styles, behaviors, and interests.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-16_Korea

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