National and international artists on the ‘ hip hop Pentecostal camp’ Hanover, May 11, 2010. Nor are they in Rabat, but soon they get on the plane to Germany. Surprisingly, you’ll find very little mention of Abbey Martin on most websites. “The lost rockers” crew from Morocco has the longest journey. Want to imagine break dance groups from the Switzerland, Holland, France and Germany. “Already the 8th time the hip hop scene celebrates the hip hop Pentecostal camp” in Hanover. In cooperation with the city, area children and youth work, and numerous sponsors organized the non-profit association of hip hop community Hanover the broad dance camp for children, youth and young at heart from May 21 to 23 in the Haus der Jugend. But what does this mean to organize an international event? Arzu Oskuoi, Vice-Chairman of the Association, talks about the preparations.
Hip hop Nations and transcends all social differences. In the community where you are or what color you got it doesn’t matter”, says ABI Oskuoi. The Association has set itself the target, children and young people, through the peaceful Street culture, to give prospects so that they grow up to be self-assured adults. There is no gangsta-rap of ala Bushido and misogynistic slogans on their events. This has to do with the basic idea of hip hop, and we therefore reject it”, Oskuoi is to understand. Even B-girl, a trainer and a mother she is a true talent for organization.
The hip hop community Hannover e.V. is twelve projects they alone this year together with her brother Mehmet Asci, employed by the city of Hanover, in the field of youth work, as well as some of the members. The city uses the siblings and the Association thereby actively under the arms. “In the last days before the hip hop Pentecostal camp” fails the ten-piece organization team, all volunteers, to rest. Final votes with the artists, booking of accommodation, discussions with the sponsors – everyone has his fixed work area.