“It’s such an important event for the culture, there have many competitors who have gone on to achieve great things” – DJ Semtex
Following a record-breaking year, DMC World are back with their 2018 World DJ Championship Finals. Sponsored by audio specialists Rane, the legendary event will take place on Sunday, 7 October at ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL (note venue change from KOKO) in Camden, London.
With years of practice, months of national competitions and hours of back-to-back battles, DJs from around the globe will take part in this historical event to win the coveted title – a huge accolade in the DJ world. With its international status, the competition will see thousands of beat-enthusiasts descend on KOKO to witness the crowning of this year’s champion.
Revellers at last years finals witnessed an incredible victory, as records were shattered by DJ Rena of Japan, who became the youngest ever winner at just 12 years-old. Battling DJs who first touched the decks before he was born, the maestro wowed judges with his mechanical mastery and entertaining performance; the future looks bright for this young talent who returns this year to defend his title.
Previous champions will be returning to the event to showcase their cultivated skillsets. 2011 DMC World Champion and “master of his craft” Chris Karns will be demonstrating his skilful versatility, whilst 4x DMC World Champion Mr Switch and DMC UK Champion JFB will combine their expertise to perform an accomplished set together.
The DMC finals aren’t just about the professionals however; for the first time in its 33-year history, portablist competition for event attendees will also take place throughout the day, with the final taking place on the main stage in the evening and judged by the world champion DJs. the winner will go home with a unique signed Numark PT01 Turntable – a must have for any DJ enthusiast. Mr Switch & Fong Fong also return once again with their fan-favourite workshop – allowing aspiring turntablists to try their hands at DJing and learn from the elite players in the game.
Having previously been held at Wembley Arena, the Royal Albert Hall and Brixton Academy, the DMC World Championship 2018 promises to continue to unite turntablists, selectors and beat junkies of the world in one place for a thrilling night of outstanding artistic talent.
- The DMC World DJ Championship returns after a world record-breaking 2017.
- Youngest ever champion DJ Rena returns to defend his title.
- Sponsored by American pro audio equipment manufacturer, Rane.
- Ticket link: http://bit.ly/2OhoDGW