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Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2002 6:56 PM
Subject: Easterhop, Paris, Herrang, Swing Bus, Swing City, Saint Petersburg
HEY, HEPCATS AND KITTIES! HERE'S WHAT'S CURRENT IN THE WORLD OF SWING!!
Are you still thirsty and intrested? You should be, it's damn hot in the
world of Swing - read this: Easter Bunnies mix up Swing Parties all over the
planet, Swing Bus sets new standards in deluxe travelling, Herrang Dance
Camp moved to Saint Petersburg and Zurich Swing City moved to Stockholm. Do
they swing in Paris?
1. Easter Hop 2002
2. Lindy Hop in France
3. Swing Bus 2002
4. Herrang Dance Camp
5. Swing City & World Lindy Hop Championships, Stockholm
6. Saint Petersburg Swing Dance Festival 2002
7. Swing Floor @ Club Silbando, Zurich
8. Swing Thing Classes Zurich
9. Swing Floor Parties Berne
11. Swiss Swing Agenda
1. EASTER HOP 2002
Welcome to the very first crazy double EASTER HOP SWING PARTY on Saturday
30th of Mach 2002 at the Kulturzentrum Dynamo, Zurich! Two great swing
bands: "ROUND CORNER" and "SWING GIGOLOS" will play 4 U! Expect some
energetic black holes and occasional imploding supernovas, plus yummi easter
Dress strictly in chic black & white for the first part(y), absolutely no
colours allowed. After midnight, everybody has to redress completely, using
crazy Colours for the second part(y), no black/white allowed at all!
Entry fee is 30 CHF, 25 CHF for students. - Doors open at 21:00, live bands
start at 22:00. Don't be late - stay late!
For more info head to http://www.easterhop.ch - reserve your tickets today!
The ultimate EASTER WORKSHOP from 29th of March until 1st of April 2002 with
Lennart Westerlund happens at the same place! Daily classes in Lindy Hop for
Beginners-Intermediate from 14:00-16:00, for Advanced from 16:00-18:00.
Sign up under mailto: or call +41 1 350 45 58 or
+41 1 260 43 66 Monday thru Friday 15:00-17:00. More infos under
2. LINDY HOP IN FRANCE
Don't miss the wonderful LINDY HOP WORKSHOP on 6th and 7th of April 2002
with an ultimate Swing Party on Saturday night in Paris! Teachers will be
Ursula Ledergerber & Lorenz Ilg (Lindy Hop, Charleston) and Franck Balbin
(Shag & Balboa). Sign up today on http://www.multimania.com/comilvousplaira
or mailto: or call +33 1 48 57 04 98.
Alternatively on http://www.lesswingzazous.fr.st or
mailto: or call +33 6 87 75 38 87.
>From 4th till 11th of August 2002 there will be the wonderful Salsa and
Lindy Hop Workshop at the unforgettable 'Chateau de Ligoure', close to
Limoges. Don't miss opportunity and reserve the dates today! Infos at the
same contacts above.
3. SWING BUS 2002
The preferred transport of Europe's leading dignitries is now on offer to
the general public! SWING BUS 2002: With a bus packed with the Rhythm Hot
Shots and friends, a swing band and a whole host of swing dancers, you can
be sure that this is the number one European tour you don't want to miss!
Starting in London, leading trough Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Hamburg,
Copenhagen, Stockholm and finally reaching Herrang. With only about 30 seats
left, don't be the one left standing on the corner. SIGN UP today!
For more information check http://www.herrang.com/swingbus/ or contact
4. HERRANG DANCE CAMP
HERRANG Dance Camp - now in Saint Petersburg! Actually, this isn't strictly
true - but you were excited for a second, weren't you? However, amidst
ever-increasing requests to have no more darkness, instead have white nights
only, this option is now being considered for 2003. To find out the latest
on the Swing World's swingiest camp the locals dub the 'Land of the
Loonies'... head to http://www.herrang.com/
5. SWING CITY & WORLD LINDY HOP CHAMPIONSHIPS, STOCKHOLM
After Herrang Dance Camp, stay in Stockholm for SWING CITY and the WORLD
LINDY HOP CHAMPIONSHIPS! - The hottest Swing Festival of the year, Swing
City, has had it's early-bird registration! Don't delay, ring today: +46 8
543 40 58 or
mailto: , http://www.herrang.ch/swingcity .
6. SAINT PETERSBURG SWING DANCE FESTIVAL 2002
Don't miss the unique opportunity to travel, after Swing City Stockholm,
directly by a ferry boat to Helsinki, Finland, party - a good substitute for
sleep - and continue your trip by Bus to Saint Petersburg, right into the
heart of emperor Peter the Great?s old russian capital. Founded in May 1703
on in those days swedish land (!!!), the city has now expanded into a 6
million people metropolis. In co-operation with the Lindy Hop scene in Saint
Petersburg, Lennart Westerlund will also be organizing an extended weekend
swing camp, the Saint Petersburg Swing Dance Festival. The camp will start
with a swing party on Wednesday evening August 14, and will continue until
Sunday August 18. Every day (Thursday-Sunday) will have 3-4 hours of
instructions and the teacher staff will include Rusty Frank, Diane van
Haaren, Janice Wilson, Rob van Haaren plus some dancers from TRHS in Lindy
Hop and Marie Nahnfeldt, Frida Segerdahl, Sakarias Larsson and Hasse
Mattsson in Boogie Woogie.
More info on http://www.herrang.com/russland/
7. SWING FLOOR @ SILBANDO
SWING FLOOR @ SILBANDO, Zurich's hottest, weekly swing party will have have
its regular SWING FLOOR PARTY on Saturday 9th June at Club Silbando,
Geroldstr. 5 (close to Hardbruecke) in Zurich. As always, her Majesty, the
Queen of England, will be in attendance (there will also be a crash course
starting at 8:30 pm followed by the Party which will start at 10:00 pm and
go until the last tired legs leave the floor. The important thing is the bit
about the Queen).
To find Silbando check out: http://www.swing.ch/silbando.html
8. SWING THING CLASSES ZURICH
The new 'The Swing Thing' classes start soon!
Next Lindy 1 starts on Monday 25th of March 2002, 18:30-19:30. After this,
next Lindy 1 will be on Friday 15th of May 2002, 19:45-20:45.
Lindy advanced with Jonny starts on Tuesday 16th of April, 19:00-20:00
at Wasserwerkstr. 89, in the pillar of Kornhausbrücke.
Swing Kids (Lindy advanced) is always on Mondays from 20:30-22:00
Free Training (2-5 CHF per Person) always on Tuesdays, 20:00-22:00,
in the pillar of Kornhausbrücke.
All of the classes are held @ COLOMBO DANCE FACTORY, Heinrichstr. 267,
8005 Zurich (Tram 4 or 13 to Escher-Wyss-Platz).
Please register at mailto:
9. SWING FLOOR PARTY BERNE
Next SWING FLOOR Party in BERN will be on 30th of March 2002 at Club Viento
Sur, Lerchenweg 33 (right off Laengasse vis a vis Uni-Tobler). This event is
now every 4th Saturday of the month (27th of April, 25th of May 2002) in
this wonderful venue - an old chocolate factory exhibition hall! The crash
course goes from 20:30-21:30, Lindy routines from 21:30-22:00. Lindy Hop
Party from 21:00-0:30.
For more upcoming events in Bern check http://www.lindy-hop.ch/
11. SWISS SWING AGENDA
As always, we welcome any COMMENTS or FUTURE EVENTS concerning anything
SWING. We rely on you helping us help you. If you have events in your area,
let us know and help you spread the word. mailto:
For your convenience, the SWISS SWING AGENDA here below - feel free to get
more infos and events on http://www.swing.ch/events/ :
(Feel free to spread the compiled information, but please don't forget to
mention SSDS and http://www.swing.ch/ as the source.)
29.3.-1.4.2002 Easter Workshop with Lennart Westerlund @ Dynamo, Zurich
mailto: or http://www.swing.ch
30.3.2002 4th Easter Hop Party 2002 @ Dynamo, Zurich (CH)
http://www.easterhop.ch or mailto:
6.4.2002 Shag & Balboa Workshop with Peter & Susan Meier, Zurich (CH)
http://www.swing.ch or mailto:
6.-7.4.2002 Lindy Hop Workshop with Ursi & Lorenz in Paris (F)
mailto: or +33 1 48 57 04 98
15.-20.5.2002 15th Boogie Bären Whitsunday Camp, Landsberg/Munich (D)
15.-16.6.2002 'Lindy Hop on the Beach', in Montpellier (F)
6.-9.6.2002 9th Catalina Island Swing Camp, Los Angeles (US)
1.7.-7.7.2002 6th Beantown Lindy Hop Camp, Wheaton College, Norton MA (US)
29.6.-7.7.2002 Montreal Int. Swing Dance Festival, Montreal (CAN)
30.6.-6.7.2002 Herrang Swing Bus -
6.7.-3.8.2002 H E R R A N G - Most outstanding Dance Camp! Stockholm(S)
http://www.herrang.com/ , mailto:
7.-16.7.2002 ?? Bergen Dance Camp, Agotnes on Sotra, Bergen (NO)
1.-4.8.2002 Camp Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA (USA)
4.-11.8.2002 Lindy & Salsa in the Castle 'Chateau de Ligoure', Limoges
5.-11.8.2002 Swing City Stockholm 2002
9.8.2002 World Lindy Hop Championship 2002, Stockholm (SE)
12.-19.8.2002 Saint Petersburg Swing Dance Festival 2002, Russia
23.-25.8.2002 Swing Jam, London (UK)
4.-8.9.2002 2nd Indian Summer Swing Camp, Rob & Diane, La Honda CA (US)
28./29.9.2002 10th Swiss Lindy Weekend, Pratteln, Basel (CH)
18.-22.10.2002? London Lindy Hop Festival, London (GB)
26.12.-1.1.2003 Swing Out Northwest, Port Townsend, Washington (US)
Keep on swinging - 'bis dass di ganzi Waelt schwingt!'
Swiss Swing Dance Society, P.O. Box 464, 8024 Zuerich (Switzerland)
Swing Office: phone +41-1-350 45 58 Mo-Fr 15-17, fax +41-1-350 45 56
webpage: http://www.swing.ch/ email: