Lebanon Cypher – Red Bull BC ONE

For the first time since 2006, the most prestigious One-on-One B-Boy Championship, the Red Bull BC One, returns to Brazil. This year however, the event will be held in the beautiful city of over 7 million inhabitants – Rio de Janeiro. Just like last year, with qualification events across the globe, celebrated and unknown B-Boys have the chance to break their way into the Red Bull BC One World Final.

It is not the first time that the region welcomes such competitions, as they return in 2012 under the banner of Red Bull BC One, the ultimate breaking tournament around the globe, building on the tremendous success of Red Bull BreaKing last year. Lebanon B-Boys have a special rendezvous on May 12th at seven in the evening at Al-Madina Theatre, Hamra Street, as the best B-Boys in the country will compete for the local title.

A jury panel will assess the participants based on 3 criteria: technique, innovation and dance flow. It will include some of best breaking stars in the world such as B-Boy Cico, B-Boy Lamine, B-Boy Lil G. In every round, two B-Boys will have a one-on-one face-off before the Knock Out move and each participant has two chances to show off their slick, daring moves accompanied by the biggest of break beats.

It is happening on 12 May 2012 at the Al Madina theater in Hamra starting 7pm!


The event was awesome. I never imagined we had such a scene in Lebanon! quite remarkable!

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