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.