We are a creative company which specialises on hiphop and Irish dance.  



  • Style Dance Industry (SDI) is a project of F.U.S.E. ry, a non-profit production company which aims to promote good health and purposeful life through cultural arts.  
  • SDI works alongside Walter Ry and RAY for the equal integration of immigrants in the society in Finland.
  • Classes are held in Espoo and Vantaa and taught both in English and Finnish.
  • SDI was founded in 2007 by Ricky and Essi Lahtinen-Carranza.

Our faculty is composed of passionate, talented, qualified and most of all, friendly teachers.


Congratulations BTB won the "People's choice award" at the Sinag Maynila 2017.

 

The meeting of the ambassadors in London.  Philippine ambassador to the United Kingdom, Antonio Lagdameo, meets the ambassador of Filipino streetdance, Ricky Carranza. 

 

Congratulations BTB for being selected at the prestigious Solar Films' Sinag Maynila' Film Festival.  

 

We are looking for dancers to join the Suomi Team 2017 that will represent Finland at the World Championships, Hiphop International in August 2017, Phoenix, Arizona.  See more below.

 

Congratulations and huge thanks to Carol Panday of "Simply C" for a successful BTB event in London on 29 January 2017! See more below.

 

We hold free dance sessions and various dance-related leisure activities in Espoo and Vantaa

for economically-burdened families particularly for immigrants

to help them re-integrate in the society.  Please contact us to avail of these programs.

 

BTB script-photo book will be published and ready for distribution in Amazon soon. More info coming.

 

CASTING AUDITION:  Actors and dancers for  "Dance Boy" the movie.  Contact: info@styledanceindustry.com

 

CONGRATULATIONS !!!! Ricky Carranza's multi-nominated autobiographical documentary film "Beyond the block" 

has been awarded THE BEST DOCUMENTARY at the International Film Festival Manhattan in New York on 20 October 2016.

Earlier, it was NOMINATED for Best Documentary at the Long Beach International Film Festival on 3 September 2016.  

In August, the film was a FINALIST to BEST DIRECTOR and BEST DOCUMENTARY at the Hiphop Film Festival

in New York, 3-6 August 2016. 

 

 

 

Manila, Philippines, 12 March 2017 - Director Ricky Carranza delivers his "Thank you" speech as he receives the "People's Choice" Award for his autobiographical documentary film entitled "Beyond the block - the untold story of Filipino streetdance" at the Sinag Maynila 2017 "Awards Night" (Gabi ng Parangal).  The prestigious event was held at the SM Aura, Samsung Hall, Taguig, Metro Manila.  Beyond the block was among the 5 finalists chosen from the 60 films which were submitted to Sinag Maynila 2017.  Solar Films is the organizer of this annual exciting event.  

London, 24 February 2017. Courtesy visit of Filipino street dance ambassador, Ricky Carranza, at the Philippine Embassy, London, with his excellency, Philippine Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Antonio Lagdameo.  In the meeting, dance legend Mr. Carranza discusses his plans in reaching out to the Filipino communities in UK and the idea of connecting with the locals through dance.  Ambassador Lagdameo expresses his support to Mr. Carranza's plans and efforts.  Two days later, Mr. Carranza held a free dance workshop at FM Bar, London, organized by Carol Panday of Simply C Production company. 

 

Solar Entertainment's Press Conference held on 13 February at XO 46 Heritage Bistro, MOA.  Beyond the block documentary film is selected as entry at the 'Sinag Maynila' Film Festival which will be premiered on 9-13 March 2017. There were 5 entries chosen from 60 films.  BTB is the only documentary film in the line up.  The screenings will be in different cinemas in Manila: SM Megamall, Gateway, SM North Edsa and Glorietta.  Multi-award winning director, Brillante Mendoza (holding the microphone) is the Film Festival's chairman.  Filipino Funk dance pioneer, Heck Gatdula, of the legendary group "A&W Computers" is on the right (with BTB shirt). Kudos to BTB cast and production crew.  

Congratulations BTB team London headed by Carol of Simply C Production for a successful event held at Chelsea theater, London, on 29 January 2017.  Special shout out to Aldub MaiDen UK England Chapter for all the support and all the sponsors: Crystal Travel, Daddybaenatics, Mummybae, Smart PLDT, London Eyelash, Romulo cafe,, Alcan Mobile Commerce, Pinoy Radio UK, EU Radio Pinoy, DJ Kizzer, Fil-Events, Mr. Malcolm Conlan and Philippine Daily Inquirer.  Big thanks, likewise, to all the Filipino communities in London who supported the event. Get ready for more SDI  workshops and dance classes coming to London in the next few weeks!  Style Dance Industry in UK coming soon!!!  

We are looking for versatile, dedicated, team-player and passionate dancers, male and female, from 16 years old up to join the Suomi Team 2017 that will represent Finland at the World Championships, Hiphop International in August 2017, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

 The audition and training will be on Saturdays, 15:00-17:00 at SDI Espoo.  Interested dancers can try and come anytime until we have selected the final team.  Training/Audition begins on the 11th of February 2017 at SDI Espoo, Sepetlahdentie 2-4, Building B, Basement floor, Matinkyla, Espoo.  

 

Hurry!!! If you think you got what it takes to be a part of the Finnish national team 2017, contact us as soon as possible.  You may be the one who will represent Finland at the prestigious and much-awaited annual dance competition held in the USA.  Hiphop International is the creator of Randy Jackson's MTV's America's Best Dance Crew. 

"Beyond the block" documentary film nominated for Best Documentary at the Long Beach International Indie Film Festival, 31 August - 4 September, 2016
"Beyond the block" documentary film nominated for Best Documentary at the Long Beach International Indie Film Festival, 31 August - 4 September, 2016
The documentary film is about the autobiography of Ricky in parallel with the history of Filipino street dance culture.  The life of a hiphop dancer is the subject of this inspiring film.
"Beyond the block" is a multi-award-nominated film directed by Ricky Carranza
The documentary film is about the autobiography of Ricky in parallel with the history of Filipino street dance culture.  The life of a hiphop dancer is the subject of this inspiring film.
"Beyond the block" is a multi-award-nominated film directed by Ricky Carranza
The documentary film is about the autobiography of Ricky in parallel with the history of Filipino street dance culture.  The life of a hiphop dancer is the subject of this inspiring film.
"Beyond the block" is a multi-award-nominated film directed by Ricky Carranza

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