Since 1995 a community in Bratislava’s suburb called Rendez organizes the Rendez Jam – Baky’s Memorial Hip-Hop festival. Due to a bicycle event of Slovakia’s Foreign Minister Mikulas Dzurinda and his Austrian and Hungarian counterparts I arrived to Rendez at the very end of the Jam.

Nevertheless, the pictures appeared in several news portals including Saudi News Today, shingane.pe.kr and even in the Best Pictures of the Week sections of panorama.it and guardian.co.uk. The Guardian gallery is unfortunately not online anymore.

A breakdancer performs during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011.

A breakdancer performs during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011.

A breakdancer performs during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011.

A breakdancer performs during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A breakdancer performs during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A graffiti artist works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A child watches a graffiti artist working on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011.

A graffiti artist works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A graffiti artist works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A graffiti artist works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011.

A graffiti artist works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011.

A graffiti artist (R) works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Graffiti artists work on their artworks during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Graffiti artists work on their artworks during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A graffiti artist works on his artwork during the Rendez Jam hip-hop festival in Rendez, a suburb of Bratislava, Slovakia, 25 June 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC