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Sitges Swing Dancing Festival 2013

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Start Date: May 4, 2013
End Date: May 6, 2013
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 am

Email: info@sitgesoriginalswing.com

Location: El Retiro Cine, Calle

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THIS IS 2012 INFORMATION, WHICH WILL BE ADJUSTED AS THE 2013 EVENT APPROACHES
Sitges 2012 Original Swing comes to town to experience the Jazz & Dancing of the 1930’s and 40’s.

Three wonderful days full of emotion, music & dance. With the opportunity to learn from talented teachers.

An experience to remember & treasure, with a unique opportunity to experience the swing scene in local surroundings.

Featuring national and international professors who teach classes with live music.

  • Classes, taught on Saturday and Sunday
  • Qualified teachers for all levels
  • Hair and make the 30 and 40,
  • Theme parties in the gardens of the Retiro : Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Live swing bands
  • Ricard Gili : Seminar on Jazz
    (Founding member of the prestigious Big Band Black Locomotive offer a

Mainly Lindy Hop classes offered in small groups, Boogie Woogie, Charleston and Air.

The Original Swing Sitges offers , a unique opportunity to learn the swing scene Catalan.

Registration can be done effectively through email info@sitgesoriginalswing.com or at sitgesoriginalswing.com.  The percise schedule for lessons is provided during enrolment (times are to be confirmed).

Parties
Different orchestra/band each night!

  • Friday, 4 of May (Palau Maricel & El Retiro Gardens) 15€
  • Saturday, 5 of May (El Retiro) 15€
  • Sunday, 6 of May (El Retiro) 15€

On offer: Three parties pack: 40€
PD: To assist to the parties it is necessary to be dying to dance SWING!


Choose Your Dance Level (all accepted)

Beginners It is thought for people who have never danced or have started to dance Lindy Hop.
Beginners –Intermediate Thought for people who started to dance Lindy Hop for 3 – 6 months.
Intermediate For those people who started to dance Lindy Hop for one year.
Intermediate –Advanded It is recommended to people who have more than two years of experience in Lindy Hop.
Advanced For those people who started to dance Lindy Hop for more than 3 years. Registration only on Lindyhop.cat dance school or the day of the event.

Here are the options to enrol for the “Sitges Original Swing Festival 2012”:

FULL PACK: It allows you to do all the morning lessons, the evening conferences and workshops and all the night parties.

MORNINGS PACK: It allows you to do all the morning lessons and all the night parties.

EVENING PACK: It allows you to do all the evening conferences and workshops and all the night parties.

PARTIES PACK: It allows you to do all the night parties.

Lessons

The Festival is divided in three parts: morning, evening and night. In each part of the day there are different activities. We show the

Morning: Four hours each day distributed in:

–      Lindy Hop

–      Fast Lindy and Aerials

–      Musicality (there will be live music)

–      Style for man and woman

The groups are reduced in order to guarantee the quality of the sessions. In these lessons there will be a translator to help to follow them perfectly.

Evening (conferences and workshops):

–      Boogie Woogie

–      Authentic Jazz & Charleston solo

–      Hairdresser

–      Pin Up make-up

–      Big screen to watch the football match FC Barcelona- RCD Espanyol
(the timetable of the match won’t be known until 15 days before the Festival)

–      Casino games

–      Seminar about “The evolution of the swing music”

–      Seminar about “The swing competition in the forties and nowadays”

–      Pilates on the beach

At night there will be competitions related in the seminars and workshops realised in the afternoon. Every competition will have prizes for the winners. Will one be you?

Night (three hours of dancing, competitions and good environment):

There will be three bands that they will let us live the best evenings at rhythm of swing. Every night we will be able to dance since 22h to 02h. And the first night we will drink a cava flute to welcome the S.O.S. Festival in the “Palau Maricel” of Sitges.

Festival Pack Prices
(subject to change : see site for latest & registration)

Full Pack Mornings Pack Afternoons Pack Level 0 Pack Parties Pack
Price 145€ 120€ 120€ 80€ 40€

 Retiro Social / Lindy Hop.Cat / Spirit of St.Louis
(subject to change : see site for latest & registration)

Full Pack Mornings Pack Afternoons Pack
Price 125€ 100€ 95€

*ATTENTION!!!  Discount availiable, you should come with the corresponding card.

Other Lindy Hop Dance Schools
(subject to change : see site for latest & registration)

Full Pack Mornings Pack Afternoons Pack
Price 135€ 110€ 105€

*ATTENTION!!!  Discount availiable, you should come with the corresponding card.

Quality teachers, from across the world, are availiable during this festival:

William & Maeva Truntzer Mauvais (Lindy Hop, Boogie Woogie)

Jb Mino & Tatiana Udry (Lindy Hop, Charleston Jazz & Solo)

Javier Molina & Encarny Villareal (Fast Lindy & Aerials)

Joan Pinós & Guillem Larrubia (Musicalitat)

Rosa Naudi (Authentic Jazz & Charleston Solo)

Aitor Leniz & Nuria Bonet (Lindy Hop)

Alex Mas & Ruth (Lindy Hop)

More information:

www.sitgesoriginalswing.com
ruth@sitgesoriginalswing.com



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Sitges Original Swing 2012 arriba al municipi per recordar els anys 30 i 40

La Societat Recreativa El Retiro acollirà el Sitges Original Swing que comptarà amb professors nacionals i internacionals que impartiran classes amb música en viu.

L’estètica, la música i el ball dels anys 30 i 40 arriba un any més amb el Sitges Original Swing, que se celebrarà entre els dies 4 i 6 de maig. El Festival, organitzat per la Societat Recreativa El Retiro, busca reviure l’esperit d’aquest ball amb professors internacionals i amb música en viu.

Més enllà de les classes, que s’impartiran dissabte i diumenge, i de les diferents activitats, com perruqueria i maquillatge dels anys 30 i 40, les nits de divendres, dissabte i diumenge se celebraran festes temàtiques als jardins del Retiro, amb la música en directe de tres bandes de swing. A més, Ricard Gili, membre fundador de la prestigiosa Big Band La Locomotora Negra impartirà un seminari sobre jazz.

El Festival està pensat per satisfer les necessitats de tots els ballarins, des dels que es volen iniciar en el swing fins a aquells més experimentats. Principalment s’oferiran classes de Lindy Hop en grups reduïts, Boogie Woogie, Aeris i Charleston. El Sitges Original Swing ofereix professors qualificats per a tots el nivells, en una oportunitat única per conèixer el panorama swing català.

Les persones interessades en participar disposen de diferents opcions d’inscripció, des del pack complet fins el de festes passant pel bonus de tardes o de matins.

La inscripció es pot fer efectiva a través del correu electrònic info@sitgesoriginalswing.com.

Més informació:

www.sitgesoriginalswing.com
ruth@sitgesoriginalswing.com

Organizers

Organized by :  Recreational Society Tel : info@sitgesoriginalswing.com Email : ruth@sitgesoriginalswing.com Website : http://sitgesoriginalswing.com

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Payment options: With PayPal from the website : REGISTRATIONS: http://www.sitgesoriginalswing.net/registration/ Cash, on Verdi street 98, dance school (Barcelona - Metro Fontana) in office time (Monday to Thursday from 10AM to 1PM & 7PM to 11PM)

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