Address: Helsinki, Finland
Ho-Ho-Hop! Santa’s got something for you ;)
On 8-9.12. Father Christmas is bringing you an authentic swing dance workshops and a pre-holiday party to Helsinki.
For a homey Christmas feel we invited our dear neighbours from Tallinn and St. Petersburg to share mind-kicking skills with us.
The Saturday party takes place in Balderin Sali from 8 PM until 1 AM and is accompanied by the probably most authentic sounding swing combo in Helsinki: Elina Virtanen & Tomi Kettunen Trio.
- Katharina Matkevich & Johannes Gustav Varkki (Collegiate & St. Louis Shag)
- Kir Rodionov (Solo Jazz)
- Ita Puusepp (House for Lindy hoppers)
- Max Christiansson, Karri Rasinmäki, Tanja Wingerter (Lindy hop)
- 25e for any double (1h 55min) session
- 15e for any single session (55min)
- 15e Saturday Party only
- 20e Party + Taster (Intro to St Louis Shag)
Students and unemployed are granted -15% discount on workshop class prices.
Minumum level requirements:
Lindy hop: This level is open, but you should have taken at least a Beginners’ course and know basic figures.
Shag: These classes are meant for dancers who know the basics of Collegiate shag and have at least taken a Beginners’ course.
Solo Jazz / House: You should have some previous experience from Solo jazz OR been dancing Lindy hop intensively for at least 1 year.
Each class is pre-defined by a topic and are bought separately (25e / 1h55min). The workshops will take place on Saturday & Sunday in Fiesta Flamenca, Laivurinrinne 5. Spots are limited to ~20 participants per workshop.