The Great Indian Beatbox Festival
The Great Indian Beatbox Festival
The Great Indian Beatbox Festival will take place in Mumbai in December. Organised by BBXINDIA, the festival aims to “grow beatboxing culture in India, combine all the components of hip-hop and other art forms, and produce an extraordinary experience.”
The festival has three main components: the Indian Beatbox Championship (IBC) 2022, the Beatbox Music Concert, and a Beatbox Workshop. Last held in 2018, the forthcoming edition of the festival will include India’s first beatbox concert, a competition between the top 130+ artists in India, and beatboxing and acapella performances. Some of the local and international acts slated to perform include DVK, the winner of India’s Got Talent, along with Voctronica, Berywam, Mad Twinz and ball-Zee.
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The Great Indian Beatbox Festival is a festival of choice for those who want to experience music in the most unseen and unheard form. You will be fascinated by the artists as they demonstrate their ability to produce a complete musical presentation with their mouths that spans a wide range of genres and sounds.
At the festival, you will get to experience captivating beatbox and acapella performances by nationally & internationally acclaimed beatboxers, live music created right in front of you with different sounds and vocals, exhilarating beatboxing battles amongst top 200 artists from all over India and witness the emergence of the INDIAN BEATBOX CHAMPIONS 2022.
IBF 2022 aims to grow the beatboxing culture in India, combine all the components of hip-hop and other art forms, and produce an extraordinary experience.
If you’re ready to have your mind blown by the musical power of the human mouth, this event is sure to do just that!
How To Get There
How to Reach Mumbai
1. By Air: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai metropolitan area. It is situated about 30 km from the main Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) train station. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji has two terminals. Terminal 1, or the domestic terminal, was the old airport referred to as Santa Cruz Airport, and some locals still use this name. Terminal 2, or the international terminal, replaced the old terminal 2, formerly known as Sahar Airport. The Santa Cruz Domestic Airport is about 4.5 km from the international airport. There are regular direct flights to Mumbai from most major cities in India and across the world. Buses and cabs are easily available from the airport to reach desired destinations.
2. By Rail: Mumbai is very well connected to rest of India by train. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the most popular station in Mumbai. Trains to Mumbai are available from all major railway stations in India. Some important Mumbai trains of note are the Mumbai Rajdhani, Mumbai Duronto, and Konkan Kanya Express.
3. By Road: Mumbai is well-connected with national highways and expressways. Visiting by bus is economical for individual tourists. Government-run and private buses operate daily services. Travelling to Mumbai by car is a common choice made by travellers, and hailing a cab or hiring a private car is an efficient way of exploring the city.
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- Masks mandatory
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Items and Accessories to Carry
1. Temperatures in Mumbai can go up to 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Carry light, cotton clothes to beat the humidity in Mumbai.
2. Sandals, flip flops, and sneakers, keep your feet comfortable.
3. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations and the organisers allow bottles to be taken into the venue.
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