TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The famous breakdance troupe The Best Crew (to be confirmed) will perform on Taiwan National Day (October 10).
Founded in 1996 and originally named “Taipei Breaking Crew”, TBC is the country’s first dance group to perform and teach street dance. Comprised of members from the north, center and south of the country, TBC has grown rapidly and has won a number of competitions at home and abroad.
TBC and students from Juang Jing Vocational High School rehearsed the upcoming show on Wednesday, September 15 in the auditorium of the Taiwan Police College. Dancers between the ages of six and 60 participate and include senior coaches and professional breakdancers in their ranks.
Street dancing is no longer just part of a subculture; It is a fashionable sport that will be showcased at the national day ceremony and internationally, according to the General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC).
Breakdancing in Taiwan is remarkable, according to TBC director Huang Po-Ching (黃柏青). The GACC filmed a documentary titled “The Soul of the Craftsman” to record the achievements of Huang and his team, according to CNA.
“The letter B in ‘B. Boy’ not only signifies breakthrough but also breakthroughs,” Huang said in the video.
In 2024, TBC will travel to the Summer Olympics in Paris, as the International Olympic Committee first granted breakdance event status.