The world final of the prestigious Red Bull Thre3Style World DJ Championship will take place in Baku from September 1 to 6.
The six-day event will bring together the best DJs from 20 countries, as well as national winners of the championship's qualifying stages, a jury consisting of international DJ stars, and special guests.
Baku has hosted three national finals since 2012. DJ Twist was the absolute winner of each national final.
He will represent Azerbaijan at the championship in September.
Previous editions of the Red Bull Thre3Style World DJ Championship were held in Vancouver (2011), Chicago (2012), Toronto (2013).
The jury of the championship will be presented by well-known international DJs such as DJ Jazzy Jeff, Shortkut and Z Trip from the U.S., Canadian Skratch Bastid, and Krafty Kuts from Great Britain. Famous DJs Qbert, D Styles, Headspin, Four Color Zack, Karve, Shintaro will participate in the event.
Red Bull Thre3Style pits the world's best DJs in a competition that values technical skill as much as the ability to thrill a dance floor.
Competitors are judged on the dual platforms of technical ability and crowd reaction, and are given just 15 minutes each to prove that they're the best in the room. Judges work to a strict the criteria that also marks DJs on their originality in song choices, confidence performing and mixing prowess.
Thre3Style's is rooted in Canada, but the idea behind the competition is global: get people dancing, keep the party vibes coming and up your game until you're the DJ that brings the perfect set.