2007 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 1st prize

Denis Darzacq

Agence Vu

01 November, 2006

Paris street dancers display their skills at breakdancing, capoeira and other personalized dance forms. Breakdance evolved as part of the hip hop movement among African American youths in New York City in the 1970s, and is arguably the best known of hip hop dance styles. Capoeira is derived from a Brazilian martial art. Although dances may involve a known range of positions or steps, they are unstructured, highly improvisational expressions of individual technique.

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Denis Darzacq

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