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AGENDA

THURSDAY 13th

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OUTDOOR DANCE

featuring Juli Aymí Cool Cats

from 18:00 to 19:00
at Casino’s Roundabout

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CRAZY TWENTIES PARTY

featuring Atomic Swing Five

from 18:30 to 02:00
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Dress Code: Only black and white colors (grey and silver are fine)

  • 18:30  Open doors
  • 19:00  Open Class by Xènia & Lluís on Partner Charleston: Introduction for lindy hoppers.
  • 20:00  Master Class by Ali Taghavi on Lindy Hop Fitness: Functional fitness concepts for safer and more elegant dancing. All levels.
  • 21:00  Master Class by Ksenia Parkhatskaya on Solo Jazz HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
  • 23:00  Band
  • 00:00  Showcase
Next to the beach - Barceloneta2

AFTERHOURS

featuring Juli Aymí Cool Cats

from 02:00
by the beach

FRIDAY 14th

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JUMPING AT THE OLD TOWN

featuring New Orleans Pussy Cats

from 12:00 to 14:00
at Pla de la Seu (Barcelona Cathedral)

 

Don’t be late!

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TEACHERS WORKSHOP

by Ali Taghavi

from 16:30 to 18:45
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Improving Communication: How to communicate so that your students get fully engaged, even if you teach difficult techniques.

CROSS DRESS PARTY

featuring Bumpy Roof Band

from 19:00 to 02:00
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Dress Code: Cross Dress. Jacks are dressed like Jills and Jills like Jacks! Don’t forget to spice it up and be sexy like devil…

  • 18:30  Open doors
  • 19:00  Open Class by Richard Hertel on Taking the Lead
  • 20:00  Master Class by Ali Taghavi on Musicality 1.0: Learn how to hear the phrase changes so that you can hit breaks of a song even if you’ve never heard it before. All levels.
  • 21:00  Amateur Jack&Jill: Prelims
  • 23:00  Band
  • 00:00  Amateur Jack&Jill: Final… and showcase!
Next to the beach - Barceloneta2

AFTERHOURS

featuring Juli Aymí Cool Cats

from 02:00
by the beach

SATURDAY 15th

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PAELLA & SWING

 

from 12:00 to 17:00
at Passeig de Calvell (with Rambla Poblenou)

 

  • 12:00  Outdoor Dance by the beach
  • 13:00  LIVE SWING with Le Pink Tzigane
  • 14:00  MONSTER PAELLA for those hungry dancers… a delicious and super size lunch!

Who can attend and eat the Monster Paella?

  • The Monster paella is included in the FESTIVAL PASS
  • If you have a PARTY TICKET you can buy the paella for only 9€ but you need to fill this form before Thursday 13th at noon and pay it at the registration desk on Thursday.

TEACHERS WORKSHOP

by Ali Taghavi

from 16:30 to 18:45
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Creating Exercises: How to create good exercises to help the students internalize the movements.

SWING GROUPS PARTY

featuring Shakin’ All

from 18:30 to 02:00
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Dress Code: Group costume, meaning the group of your friends and you decide a theme all dress in that style. Be original, be funny, be happy.

  • 17:30  Open registration
  • 18:30  Open doors
  • 19:00  Open Class by Alina Sokulska on Authentic Jazz (Al & Leon Shim Sham): Learn how to amplify the zone of your stylistic dancing comfort performing the usual shim sham steps in a way Al Minns and Leon James did it. The emphasis on this class is on the Style and Quality of the jazz steps. All levels.
  • 20:00  Master Class by Ali Taghavi on Musicality 2.0: Understanding accents, syncopations, musical riffs and more. Intermediate and up level.
  • 21:00  Pro Jack&Jill: Prelims
  • 23:00  Band
  • 00:00  Pro Jack&Jill: Finals… and showcase!
  • barSWINGona 19.5 edition picture!
Next to the beach - Barceloneta2

AFTERHOURS

featuring Juli Aymí Cool Cats

from 02:00
by the beach

SUNDAY 16th

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BEACH & SWING

featuring BALLASWING DJs

from 12:00
at the beach

 

Open Class of AERIALS for beginners by Roser & Ricard

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TEACHERS WORKSHOP

by Ali Taghavi

from 16:30 to 18:45
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Situation Handling: How to deal with difficult situations, students and partners.

VINTAGE GLAMOUR PARTY

featuring Doc Scanlon’s International All Stars

from 18:30 to 02:00
at Casino l’Aliança de Poblenou

 

Dress Code: Dress to impress. Vintage, Glam…

  • 18:30  Open doors
  • 19:00  Open Class by Alina Sokulska on Bebop: Get familiar to the rare jazz dance styles of the 20th century performed to the Be-Bop music. Alina will share with you her stlylistic searches of the dancing that could be performed to the postwar jazz music, including techniques of the early bebop dance of the 1940s, as well as UK Jazz dance styles of the London’s underground dancefloors of the 1980s. We will work on the musicality, speed and style that could add fresh attitudes to your both solo and partner dancing. All levels.
  • 20:00  Master Class by Ali Taghavi on Spins and Turn Training: Learn the detailed techniques for better turns and spins. This is a solo dancing training that will help you for both your solo and partnered dancing. Intermediate and up level.
  • 23:00  Band
  • 00:00  Showcase!
Next to the beach - Barceloneta2

AFTERHOURS

featuring Juli Aymí Cool Cats

from 02:00
by the beach

MONDAY 17th

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REIAL SWING

featuring Sant Andreu Jazz Band

from 11:00 to 15:00
at Plaça Reial

11:00  DJ
11:30  Open Class
12:00  SAJB band
13:00  Showcases
13:30  SAJB band
15:00  Goodbye! See you in barSWINGona 2018!

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