The spirit is giving the lindy hop performance troupes the opportunity to perform in front of a dance lovers audience in a breathtaking theatre.

The Swing Troupes Challenge is NOT a competition therefore there are no judges and no prizes.

It’s rather a performance where the dancers enjoy perform for the pleasure and the challenge of performing and the audience enjoys its work and its art.

CALL for TROUPES to enter the “Troupes Challenge”

  • Registering for the challenge is free.
  • The ticket to get into the Party is also free.
  • You’ll have facilities for preparing, rehearsing (the main ballroom), changing and getting ready.
  • Your showcase will be scheduled for performing at showtime (00:00) in either Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday evening.

If your troupe is interested in entering a TROUPES Challenge please fill the following BSF’19 Troupes Application Form (coming soon) and, in case we need you, you’ll hear from us.


Lluís Vila

barSWINGona organizer since 1998


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If you wish to register for one of the Swing Troupes Challenge please fill this ==>  Swing Troupes Challenge form



There is nothing that the White Chocolates like more than being able to dance, leaving themselves carried away to express the purest of each one of them. Rhythm, music, pleasure and, ultimately, fun, is what jazz causes them and what defines them as dancers.

Since 2012, they have been offering their best creations inspired by the Big Bands of the Golden Age of the Swing and for this Barswingona they have prepared a surprise


Giant Steps is a dance company working with rare and versatile jazz dance styles from its roots up to African-American vernacular dances and underground club jazz trends from the UK.

Respecting the numerous traditions of jazz dance, company’s main concept is to put these dance languages into a radical perspective of contemporaneity and express in jazz music creating a new dance language.

Giant Steps DG is curated by their choreographer Alina Sokulska since 2016, based in Barcelona and St. Petersburg and performing worldwide on jazz dance and music events.


The Blues Shakers, a Blues-dance company uninterruptedly active since 2015, has the main objective of promoting Blues dancing in Barcelona and in festivals around the world. Direction and choreography are prepared by Noemí Blue, director of Blue Move BCN, and its differential feature is the energy and attitude they transmit.


Cía Kahlo is a group of awesome dancers located in Barcelona. With Ksenia Parkhatskaya as a choreographer, they perform a wide range of styles of the Swing era.