Switzerland is hosting the world’s fastest 3x3 basketball tournament. On August 8 in Lausanne, during the national Red Bull Half Court final, 16 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams will fight for a place in the world final in Russia, where they will compete with streetballers from the world over.
Sunday, August 8 in Lausanne-Vidy will be a day of streetball festivities. The Red Bull Half Court stops in Switzerland. The 3x3 international basketball tournament is expected to attract 15,000 participants hailing from more than 20 nations from all over the world. The winning teams will take part in the world final in St-Petersburg.
The event celebrates the whole streetball culture. That includes not only basketball, but also cultural entertainment like music, dancing and art. On the day of the event, the audience will have the pleasure of watching performances by various artists. Rappers and local heroes Comme1flocon and Shaim will each perform some of their tracks, while dancer Perla Perlson will show her moves and artist Serge Lowrider will add his vintage splashes of colour.