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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

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    Barcelona Swing Festival 2017
    20th anniversary

    Barcelona WEEK: April 8th – April 17th

    Barcelona WEEKEND: April 14th – April 17th

    Don’t miss it !!!

It’s coming

barSWINGona 2017 Outline

It’s Party Time !

The Hovering Clarinet

White Choc Show

A week of amazing parties with powerfull bands, spectacular showcases, and all in a unique, vintage, hardwood floor ballroom. From tuesday to monday !
And after the party there is always and afterhours …

The Best Top Teachers

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A lineup of 5 couples among the best top international teachers. You’ll get 10 hours of classes to really improve your dancing.

Isabella&Pontus, Maeva&William, Katja&Ali and TWO more couples (we are going to present their names soon).

Come and Enjoy Barcelona !

Showcase at Plaça Reial

Barcelona Skyline

Most of the Festival parties and activities are located in Poblenou district, close to the beach, but there are events scheduled in other beautifull areas for Barcelona such us Sants, Gràcia and downtown.

DATES

The most Important Dates of Barcelona Swing Festival are:

  • FESTIVAL dates:
    • barSWINGona festival: Will start on Thursday April 13th evening and will close on Monday April 17th at 3:00pm
    • barSWINGona previous events: >> NEW << There will be warm up events as of Sunday April 9th.
  • REGISTRATION:
    • Registrations opensComing soon…
    • LAST day registration: March 31st at midnight (if we’re not sold out before).

BANDS

SAJB

Sant Andreu Jazz Band

La San Andreu Jazz Band es una banda de jazz de la ciudad de Barcelona, formada por jóvenes (la mayoría entre 8 y 20 años) y bajo la dirección musical de Joan Chamorro. La banda nació en 2006. En palabras de su director: La San Andreu Jazz Band es un sueño hecho realidad. Es el…

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BJO – Barcelona Jazz Orchestra

The Barcelona Jazz Orquestra –Barcelona’s international big band- directed by Dani Alonso, is made up by some of the best jazz specialists in Catalonia. Considered as one of the best big bands in Europe, they regularly perform in prestigious festivals accompanying big names such as Benny Golson, FrankWess, Ann Hampton Callaway and Tony Hadley. They…

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Doc Int All Stars

Doc Scanlon’s International All Stars

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The Atomic Swing Five

Its becoming a tradition to have a band premiering in barSWINGona. The rookie band of BSF’2016 will be the Atomic Swing Five. It is a  formation leaded by the renowned, all-roads, powerfull and mellow singer Agustí Burriel sorrounded by 4 young yet solid musicians from the Barcelona classic jazz scene. AGUSTÍ BURRIEL: Vocal and Guitar. BERNAT…

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Shakin' All

Shakin’ All

Ready for a great dance party? Ready for a wild swing session?   Shakin’ All will lead you to vintage music universe, a land between Jazz, Blues, Rock n’ Roll and New Orleans Music. A funny concert, with the groovy songs of Louis Jordan, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Louis Prima…     Web site: http://shakinall.blogspot.com.es/  

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Bumpy Roof

The Bumpy Roof

The Bumpy Roof Band was born from the desire of several Catalan musicians to bring all the city of New Orleans and its melodies . In the hands of the French trumpeter Julien Silvand will offer a repertoire full of energy , where blues, classic New Orleans jazz and swing mixed with spontaneity and vitality…

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MASTERS

Isabella.

Isabella

Isabella Gregorio is a well-known international dancer. She teaches and performs around the globe, exhilarating students and audiences of all ages. Isabella is often mentioned as one of the top three followers of the world. She is well known for her crazy style and her great expression. Her professional career started in Italy 2002, with a…

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Pontus

Pontus Persson has been dancing continuously since he was 5 years old, actively competing (since the age of 6) and started teaching professionally as a 16-year old. After graduating, he moved to Stockholm in 2008 to evolve his dancing, being offered membership of the dance company, Harlem Hot Shots. He has since then been spreading…

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Maeva.

Maeva

Native of Montpellier, France, Maeva started modern jazz dance at the age of 4 years. A few years later she started participating in Rock Sauté competitions. After several years, Maeva was attracted by more rythmical dances like Boogie Woogie and the Lindy Hop. With easy and surprising abilities, Maeva rose through the ranks to become…

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William

William

William Mauvais,  born in 1988, close to Monpellier, France, William willy1started couple dancing in 2002, at the age of 14 years, when he followed his parents in their weekly dance class. William wasn’t predestined to this art, since he was practicing ‘Football’ (soccer) from the age of 6 years. He was chosen many times to…

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Katja

Katja Vintage is the new cool. From living the vintage life style to living on the vintage dance, the swing dance era has brought me a lifetime of joy and happiness. First, I fell in love with the clothes and the hair-dos. Dancing and teaching all across the globe gave me the opportunity to share…

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Ali

Ali

Ali. I have an idea! Most people know me as a pragmatic person who loves to try and apply new ideas. Often these ideas are based on my interest areas such as science, psychology, stand up comedy or one of my many educational audio-books. In our dance classes, it is not uncommon to find me citing…

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MCs

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Aurélien

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Lluís lindyvill

Coordinator

Since 1998 organizing barSWINGona.

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DJs

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CALL for DJs

  • Are you an Experienced swing DJ ?
  • Are you good enough to face the challenge of satisfying a high standards audience such as the barSWINGona users ?
  • Are you interested in DJ  one or several 45min slots during barSWINGona parties ?

If you answered yes to all the questions above, then please check the DJ terms and fill the following DJ Application Form and, in case we need you, you’ll hear from me.

Kisses,

Cristina.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why should I prefer barSWINGona to other swing events ?

  • Because we have 15 editions of experience.
  • Because barSWINGona parties are unique: for big glamour parties and moreover some parties including an after hours party.
  • Because, the teachers line up is just impressive.
  • Because it has probably the best ration quality / price of all swing events in Europe.
  • Because Barcelona, this mediterranean enchanting city.

Can I purchase the party pass and PARTY TICKETS in advance ?

Yes, you can purchase the PARTY PASS in advance as well as Big party tickets.
Check the PRICES section.

Single party tickets can only be purchased after the Early Bird deadline.

barSWINGona looks great but I have no money. Is there any way I can take workshops ?

You can participate as “alt-i-allo” exchanging your work for your free access to Parties, Workshops or both.

 

I do not dance but I’d like to be part of the barSWINGona festival.

You can join the organizing team as volunteer: volunteers do not get paid and cannot take workshop but they get free access to all events and share the festival from the organizers point of view and you’re invited to meals while you work and to the staff lunch.

COLLABORATORS

barSWINGona is organized by barSWINGona team under the supervision of BALLASWING  Associació in cooperation with:

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