The fifth edition of Rome Hip Hop Parade, the festival dedicated to hip hop and street culture, opens on 20 June. Featuring hip hop dancers from all over Italy, an Italian rap competition, a writing (graffiti) competition, and this year Parkour - running through the city overcoming obstacles such as walls, stairs and slopes, just like they do it in the action films. There will also be the breakdance finals to find the Italian crew who will take part in the world finals in Germany in October.
The festival takes place in different places and at different times from 20 June until 26 June. A full program can be found on www.estateromana2002.it or telephone for information 3462153489.