Madrid Swing Festival, learn to swing and dance the Boogie Woogie,etc. this 2011
Swing is a style derived from jazz involving some inconceivable dance moves for many and even more so here in Spain, thus the 3rd edition of the Madrid Swing Festival organised by the Blanco y Negro Academy which was born to help us better get to know this style of music, its world and related moves will once again be celebrated in the Spanish Capital.
From the 18th to the 20th of March the Blanco y Negro Dance Academy will be celebrating their third edition of the event in Madrid whereby international dance teachers will be giving their all to teach the art of dancing the Boogie Woogie, Savoy-style Lindy Hop, Shim Sham, the Charleston, and Balboa to wanabee groovers. Dancing teachers Marcus and Bärbl from Germany, Evita Arce and Michael Jagger from the USA, Sandrine and Nico From France and of course Juanjo & Silvia, the organisers of this event, and loyal fans and fanatics of this North American rhythm will be on hand to do just that.
The programme is as follows:
Friday the 18th of March
19:00 to 21:00 Intensive Lindy Hop course
21:00 to 24:00 Welcome Party/Lindy Hop, Balboa & Rock & Roll with DJ Swing Madrid
Saturday the 19th of March
10:00 to 18:30 Lindy Hop, Balboa and Boogie Woogie dance classes
22:00 to 02:30 Special Black and White Party with the Lindy Hop, Balboa and Boogie Woogie, in addition to live music including UMC Acapella, Yerik et les Pompettes en Folie, and DJ Swing Madrid
Sunday the 20th of March
Various places 11:00 to 14:30
Lindy Hop, Balboa and Boogie Woogie dance classes
16:00 to 19:00 Swing bus to discover Madrid Dancing in the Street
19:00 to 21:30 Happy Swing Dinner/Dance