As the largest growing urban arts event in the Nation’s capital and one of Ottawa’s fastest growing community events, the 13th Annual House of PainT Festival of Arts and Culture will celebrate hip hop under Dunbar Bridge in Brewer Park on August 25-28, 2016.
DJing, MCing, graffiti art and urban dance are the four pillars upon which House of PainT offers concerts, competitions, workshops and academic talks – elevating urban culture in Canada.
More than 200 graffiti artists, urban dancers, hip hop artists and DJs of all levels will gather underneath the Dunbar Bridge to celebrate and elevate hip hop culture. While thousands flock to House of PainT’s breaking competitions, live concerts, artisan booths and outdoor food from local vendors, the 13th Annual House of PainT Festival is bringing the DMC DJ Competition back to Ottawa on Friday, Aug. 26 at Brewer Park under Dunbar Bridge.
The Main Event on Saturday will feature Rock Steady Crew judging crew dance battles alongside feature performances by EPMD and A-F-R-O & Marco Polo on Sunday, Aug. 28 during the live concert. Hip Hop Brunch and the Knowledge Conference are part of the programming on Sunday, Aug. 28. Join us for five days of celebrating and elevating hip hop culture in our Nation's capital!