KENZO (DA PUMP) / Winner of “SDK EUROPE WORLD BATTLE”
in Czech Republic, KENZO (DA PUMP) was chosen as the LOCKIN’ winner. This was the very first time an Asian dancer won this category.
With more than 3000 participants in total, winners of the best dance battles around the world and special teams of 5 members from each country among Japan, Germany, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Spain, Italy, US and UK competed in the WORLD TEAM BATTLE at “SDK EUROPE WORLD BATTLE.” The SOLO BATTLE took place on 7/4 and the TEAM BATTLE took place on 7/8.
Japan team consisted of HIRO, KITE, YASU, MOMOKA and KENZO was the first runner up after UK team, but it still proved that the level of Japanese dancers is good enough to compete in the international dance scene.