Step in the Arena

This year the international graffitti festival Step in The Arena will celebrate their 7th Edition. What back in 2010 began as a festival where young and established talents could meet, quickly grew into the unique international festival it is nowadays.

On 4 and 5 June more than 150 artists from the Netherlands and the rest of the world are going to make their appearance in the Eindhoven Arena, the Berenkuil. Last year there were more than 10,000 visitors, young and old, who have enjoyed the cosy, creative atmosphere that Step in the Arena brings. In this a special word of thanks to the Municipality of EindhovenEindhoven 365, Lumens, 040 Projects, Montana, Boels, De Verfkampioen, Vincent Huibers, BAM, Jumbo, Sticker Koning, Adriaanse Autoverhuur, Blue Collar Hotel, 3BE, Decofiti, and Art Pure who made Step in the Arena 2016 possible. 

EMOVES 3, 4, 5 June 2016 Eindhoven
Step in the Arena and her side events are powered by EMOVES Urban Culture Festival Eindhoven. EMOVES is the largest Urban Culture Festival of the Netherlands. For three days in a row, the city is completely under the spell hip hop and breakdance, skateboarding and BMX, graffiti and street art. 

Together with the local urban scene, artists from all over the world take care of live shows and performances, demonstrations and presentations, master classes and workshops.

See EMOVES website for more information and the full program. Check EMOVES on Facebook and Twitter(@emoves040, #emoves040) for scoops, reactions and lots of photos and videos.

Dynamo and urban Art An essential part of Urban Culture in Eindhoven is Graffitti and Street Art and it triggers allot of youth and youngsters to be creative. This is exactly why Dynamo organises the international graffiti festival Step in the Arena and many graffiti workshops and demo’s throughout the year. Dynamo has proven to be a very suitable partner when it comes down to street art productions on walls of establishments both private and business. Years of experience and a huge database of national and international artists make Dynamo fit for any graffiti request and/or job.

Side Events Step in the Arena

Step in the Arena KidsBattle:
The Kidsbattle will be on June 1st. The participating children (from primary schools all over Eindhoven) will get a three week course involving tips and tricks about graffiti. This years theme will be: 'the skyline of Eindhoven'. The children will be challenged to think about te city and their famous buildings. The battle itself will be performed on the same ground as Step in the Arena itself: The Berenkuil.

EMOVES, Urban Culture Festival Eindhoven is made possible by: 
Municipality of Eindhoven, Eindhoven 365, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Cultuurfonds Strijp, Woonbedrijf, Dynamo and Madskills

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