The Juste Debout 2012 tour continued this weekend at Stockholm, Sweden as part of the Street Star 2012 dance festival, adding to the list of dancers competing at the world finals in Paris on 11 March.
Stockholm marked the fifth of the 14 international preliminaries for the international annual upright styles hip hop dance battles.
As the Street Star festival was a multi disciplinary dance event it also included the additional categories of a b-boy crew battle as well as waacking and vogue style battles in the line up, although the winners will not qualify for the grand final.
Juste Debout Sweden 2012 winners
Locking: Soul Sweat / Funky 4 Brothers (A-train & Markus) (Sweden)
Popping: SpazM and Baby Bang (Sweden)
Hip hop: Hugo and Jens (Norway)
House: Crazy Alliance (Belgium)
Breaking crew: Funk Fanatix (Russia)
Waacking: Swift (USA)
Voguing: Elena Ninja (Russia)
Video: Juste Debout Steez 2012 World Tour trailer
(Battle videos will be posted when they become available)
Juste Debout, or ‘just upright,’ when translated from French, is an annual street dance competition held in Paris in the disciplines of hip hop, experimental top rock, locking, popping and house dance.
The next international qualifier in the Juste Debout Steez 2012 tour will be Madrid, Spain.
Juste Debout UK will come to London on Saturday 25 February, the second year the event has been held in England.
Juste Debout 2012 International tour and dates
Find out the results from previous Juste Debout Steez 2012 international preliminaries below
Japan: Tokyo – Friday 6 January – view results
China: Wuhan – Sunday 8 January – view results
Singapore : Singapore – Presets – Saturday 14 January; Final – Sunday 15 January – view results
Canada: Montreal – Saturday 21 January – view results
Sweden: Stockholm – Presets – Friday 27 January; Final – Saturday 28 January – view results
Spain: Madrid – Sunday 29 January ** – view results
Finland: Helsinki – Saturday 4 February – view results
Netherlands: Amsterdam – Sunday 5 February – view results
Ireland: Dublin – Saturday 11 February ** – view results
Switzerland: Geneva – Sunday 12 February – view results
Poland: Szczecin – Sunday 19 February **
UK: London – Saturday 25 February – view results
Germany: Dusseldorf – Sunday 26 February – view results
France: Paris (City Hall) – Saturday 10 March
** denotes new countries added to the 2012 edition of Juste Debout