House of PainT festival or urban arts and culture, is the largest 4 elements hip hop jam in Canada. Graffiti – Breakdancing – Dj’s – MC’s. This annual Ottawa event, which happens under the Dunbar bridge hosts at one of the cities only legal graffiti art walls. This event brings artists of all urban expressions together to share their craft and collaborate with other arts. We celebrate Canada’s Hip Hop community, while giving artists a wicked platform to express themselves. Over the 4 day festival we host events like, a slam poetry competition, youth performances, a national breakin battle, wicked after parties, amazing mc and hip hop performances, and a huge mural wall! We also host many other satellite events including our knowledge conference which gives artists a chance to talk on panels, attend workshops, and listen in on keynote presentations.