Factory Kingz

School of breaking in Daugavpils

School

Daugavpils school of breaking "Factory Kingz" was established in 2006. Since that time some school graduates have been continuing dance career in seven countries: Sweden, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Scotland, Russia and Latvia. In 2016 "Factory Kingz" celebrated school's 10th anniversary with a special guest Ken Swift (Rock Steady Crew / 7 Gems / Breaklife) from the USA. Warm up cyphers, battles, workshops, panel discussion about the history of hip-hop culture’s development in the USA, graffiti session, intercultural communication between dancers, djs and guests from 10 countries from all over the world happened during those three days in Daugavpils.
On December 2016 Konstantīns Panama Zaics visited his native dance school “Factory Kingz”. Now he is a famous dancer in Russia after the project “Dance on TNT channel – 3 rd season”, but several years ago he was a talented student of “Factory Kingz” breaking school.
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On September 2017 “Factory Kingz” organized international hip-hop festival in Daugavpils dedicated to school’s 11 th Birthday with special guests the world “Battle of the year 2014” champions from Russia – Predatorz crew (Aslan & Beatmaster T) and graffiti art form founder in USSR (1985) – Vadim Krys Meikshans. Skills and knowledge of the highest level came to Daugavpils again!
Bura Deny Factory Kingz
Ken swift Factory Kingz
Panama Factory Kings
together Predatorz Factory Kingz 11th Birthday

Latest Achievements

Bboys and bgirls from “Factory Kingz” represent Daugavpils and Latvia in six countries: Poland, Sweden, Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.
2017
SEP

Factory Kingz 11th Birthday

  • Battles 3x3
  • Daugavpils(Latvia)
1 palce
2017
JUL

Outbreak Europe

  • Battles Pro 2x2
  • Banska-Bystrica(Slovakia)
Top 43
2017
JUL

"Górska Bitwa 2017"

  • Battles 1x1 U-15
  • Krynica-Zdrój(Poland)
2 place Oskar Joker
3 place GlebaShit
2017
JUL

"Puls hip-hopu jam"

  • Battles 1x1
  • Biala Podlaska(Poland)
1 place Tiger Leo
2017
MAY

"Riga Jam 2017"

  • Battles 3x3
  • Riga(Latvia)
1 place
2017
MAY

World speedway Grand-prix of Latvia

  • Show
  • Daugavpils(Latvia)
Show
2017
APR

"Bust A Move"

  • Battles 2x2
  • Vilnius(Lithuania)
1 place
2017
APR

"Breaking Masters"

  • Battles 5x5
  • Riga(Latvia)
1/2 final
2017
MAR

"Breakmania"

  • Battles 3x3
  • Ketrzyn(Poland)
1 place
2017
MAR

Baltic eliminations to "Battle of styles 2017" in Russia

  • Battles 1x1
  • Daugavpils(Latvia)
1 place Mini Max
2017
FEB

International "Vilnius street battle 2017"

  • Battles 1x1
  • Vilnius(Lithuania)
2 place Ksyusha
3 place Moras
2017
FEB

International dance show competition "Zvaigžņu virpulis"

  • show
  • Daugavpils(Latvia)
1 place
2016
DEC

International "Battle Of Est 2016"

  • Junior crew battles
  • Tartu(Estonia)
1/4 final
2016
NOV

Baltic eliminations to "NBC Battle Pro Belarus"

  • Battles 1x1
  • Daugavpils
2 place Mini Max
best bboy Gromkij Anton
2016
NOV

“Latvian Cup”

  • Battles 3x3
  • Baldone
1 place
2016
SEP

“Factory Kingz 10th Anniversary”

  • Battles 3x3
  • Daugavpils
2 place
2016
AUG

“Royal Summer Jam”

  • Battles 2x2
  • Preili
2 place Grey Wolf
best bboy Mini Max
2016
MAY

“Got talents 2016”

  • Show
  • Daugavpils
1 place
2016
MAY

“Polotsk City Day”

  • Special guest’s show
  • Polotsk (Belarus)
Show
2016
APR

“Breaking Masters”

  • Crew battles
  • Riga
2 place
2016
APR

“Breakmania”

  • Battles 2x2
  • Ketrzyn (Poland)
2 place
2016
FEB

“Zvaigžņu virpulis”

  • Show
  • Daugavpils
1 place
2015
DEC

“Open Circle”

  • Battles 2x2
  • Riga
1 place
2015
DEC

“Battle of Est 2016”

  • Crew battles
  • Tartu (Estonia)
2 place
2015
DEC

“Pop Clip 2016”

  • Show with grade 8
  • Daugavpils
2 place
2015
OCT

“Strictly Breaking”

  • Battles 1x1
  • Kaunas (Lithuania)
1 place
2015
OCT

“Daugavpils novada svētki”

  • Show
  • Daugavpils
Show
2015
OCT

“SmoKing 2015”

  • Battles 1x1
  • Uddevalla (Sweden)
1 place

Coach An-Juicy

An-Juicy Factory Kingz
Name: Andžejs Začiņajevs
Bboy name: An-Juicy
Dance career: since 1999
Dance style: Classic funky breaking based on music with having fun flavour
Crew: Depils Originals
Education: Master’s degree in Psychology, Pedagogy
Job: The leader of “Factory Kingz” and vice-principal in J.Pilsudski Daugavpils state polish gymnasium
Born: 19.03.1987
Main achievements:
The founder of “Depils Originals” breaking crew in 2006
The founder of "Factory Kingz" school of breaking in 2006
“Marija Naumova studio” 2006-2008 / Latvia
“Reebok Summer battles” 2009 / Latvia – 1st place
“North Sea Jam” 2010 / Netherlands – Latvian national team
“JJ-Street Baltic Session” 2011 / international crew – 2nd place
“Wirująca Strefa” 2012 / Poland – 2nd place
“Jammin” 2012 IBE Baltic eliminations to Netherlands – 1st place
“Sami Swoi” 2012 Baltic eliminations to Poland – 1st place
“What U Got” 2013 Baltic eliminations to Poland – 2nd place
“Tallink battles” on a ship 2013 / international – 2nd place
“Red Bull BC One” Baltic Cypher 2013 - special invitation
Choreographer on Daugavpils Theatre 2013 – ”Trīs sivēntiņi un vilks Vilmārs”
“Breaking Masters” 2014 / international – 2nd place
Skills: Judging events and giving workshops in five countries: Sweden, Poland, Belarus, Lithuania and Latvia

Classes/Timetable

Group Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Beginners 17.00-18.30
(First class – 04.09.2017)
- 17.00-18.30 - 17.00-18.30 - -
Hobby - 17.00-18.30 18.30-20.00 - 18.30-20.00 - -
Juniors 18.30-20.00 18.30-20.00 18.30-20.00
individual
18.00-19.30 18.30-20.00 - -
*01-31 July – holidays!
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Graduates of Fatory Kingz

Name (bboy name): Konstantin Zaics (Panama)
Date/place of birth: 1993 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2008
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2008-2013
The country of residence at the moment: Latvia
Crew: Depils Originals
Dance career: Choreographer, dancer, commercial dance projects
The main achievement in dance: Project on Russian television “Dance on TNT channel” 3 rd season – Egor Druzhinin team member
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: Morality, culture, faith in yourself, dance skills
Advice for young dancer: Respect elders and your roots, love your parents, search your own style and remember – “Bboy is a king of the party” (c) Mr.Wiggles
Name (bboy name): Aleksej Kuļa (Red Bro)
Date/place of birth: 1992 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2008
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2008-2010
The country of residence at the moment: Germany
Crew: Flying Steps Academy
Dance career: Professional dancer of Flying Steps Academy, commercial dance projects
The main achievement in dance: Joint projects with legendary Flying Steps crew
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: Foundation and philosophy, physical power, teamwork skills, found my own style and earned my bboyname
Advice for young dancer: Every time give 100% on a training! Train hard, fight easy!
Name (bboy name): Dainis Jackevičs (Bura-Deny)
Date/place of birth: 1993 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2007
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2009-2013
The country of residence at the moment: Latvia
Crew: Depils Originals
Dance career: bboy
The main achievement in dance: The ability to find the strength and inspiration to develop further
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: Respect, hardworking and being successful man not only in breaking but in everyday life; trips, events and new friends
Advice for young dancer: If you practice diligently, with interest you will become successful dancer
Name (bboy name): Oleg Kiričenko (O-Leg)
Date/place of birth: 1990 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2004
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2004-2010
The country of residence at the moment: Scotland
Crew: Flyin’ Jalapenos
Dance career: Choreographer, performer, dance teacher, independent dance artist working for many companies all over UK
The main achievement in dance: Won few competitions in Scotland and England, performed on the same stage with bboy Storm, travel around the world
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: Breakin’ foundation, musicality, controlling my energy, being positive, confidence
Advice for young dancer: It’s not about winning or losing, keep practicing and one day you will rich your goals. Meet new friends through dancing, socialize and simply have fun. That’s what it’s all about.
Name (bboy name): Ruslan Sergejevs (DangeRus)
Date/place of birth: 1992 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2005
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2005-2008
The country of residence at the moment: Sweden
Crew: Ruff Rugged & Raw / Crazy Rock Crew
Dance career: bboy, dance teacher, event organizer in Sweden
The main achievement in dance: Best bboy on a jam in Latvia 2005 (Kraslava), international trips, opportunity to stay and work in Sweden
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: An example to follow, lifestyle, friends and trips
Advice for young dancer: Keep on dancing while you are young kid and you will become happy adult
Name (bboy name): Nikita Gorbunovs (Zombie)
Date/place of birth: 1992 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2006
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2009-2011
The country of residence at the moment: Belarus
Crew: Tigerz
Dance career: bboy, dance teacher
The main achievement in dance: 1 place with Tigerz crew at “Chelles Battle Pro” Belarus eliminations to France 2015, 2 place at "Битва стилей"
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: Understand breaking in the right way (philosophy, foundation), love breaking
Advice for young dancer: Listen to elders and practice more
Name (bboy name): Jan Hrapan (Brilliant Janek)
Date/place of birth: 1993 / Daugavpils, Latvia
Dancing: since 2008
Time period at Factory Kingz: 2008-2012
The country of residence at the moment: Poland
Dance career: bboy, dance teacher
The main achievement in dance: Development of my personality
Got knowledge at Factory Kingz: Responsibility, working on yourself
Advice for young dancer: Study hip-hop culture, listen to the music, dance and be yourself

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