Lindy Hop Non Stop

August 23-25, 2024, Kraków (Poland)

August is the best time to visit Krakow for an amazing holiday swing feast, which is guaranteed by the 13th edition of our summer swing festival LINDY HOP NON STOP!

With great joy and excitement we invite you to:

🌴3 all night long parties with the best swing songs (2 parties with live music performed by excellent The Hop 'sh Bam Connection straight from Belgium!),
🌴 Lindy Hop workshops at four levels, in six-hour packages,
🌴 evening extra classes.

There will be non-stop dancing and smiles, meetings and chats with old and new friends, lots of sun and the best music in the world that will make your feet want to dance!

⭐ August 23-25, 2024 ⭐
⭐Krakow ⭐

🎉 The registration for Full Pass starts on 19th May at 6 p.m. CEST. 🎉

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Code of Conduct

Lindy Hop Non Stop is an intercultural space, a meeting place for participants from different countries, representatives of different cultures, religions and worldviews. We put emphasis on providing the best and safest conditions for everyone.

Please, be respectful to all dancers, organizers and volunteers.

The organizers make every effort to ensure the safety of the festival participants.

The safety of participants during the festival is ensured by organizers and volunteers.

It is forbidden to take any action that may pose a threat to the life, health or safety of people taking part in festival events.

Inappropriate behavior such as discrimination based on gender, age, disability, race, nationality, religion, appearance, sexual orientation, etc. will not be accepted at the festival.

If at any point you feel uncomfortable, or you have noticed an unacceptable behavior, please contact the organizers, volunteers or other people who are involved in the festival's service.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

You can contact us in person (find any volunteer or one of the organizers and talk about the problem) or by email.

Artists

Claudia Biggeri & Maxi Prado
Claudia Biggeri & Maxi Prado
The dancers who combine European finesse with Latin energy on the dance floor from eighteen years!
🌟CLAUDIA : Her first steps towards dancer career were made while studying by great masters side of different styles, such as rhythmic gymnastics, jazz dance, contemporary, classical, tap, hip hop, floor and aerial acrobatics. Final result? Great body awareness and dance teacher career, as Claudia has started ‘Cultura swing’ dance school in Buenos Aires, together with her brothers.
🌟MAXI : As a classic dancer son, he was basically bound to dance. What’s more, he was trained in swing style by such star dancers as Frankie Manning, Norma Miller and Down Hampton, an unfulfilled dream of so many lindy hoppers. As a real passionate he will enthuse us with his love to lindy hop, balboa and shag.
Michał Miedźwiecki
Michał Miedźwiecki
In dancing, 🌟Michał Miedźwiecki focuses primarily on expression, always encouraging students to look for their own style, respecting history and culture.
During classes, he puts great emphasis on rhythm and groove, and on the dance floors on fun and comfort. In his opinion, the best dances are those in which we can make our partner laugh!
Sofia Zaitseva & Ruben Garred
Sofia Zaitseva & Ruben Garred
For both, dance is just a way of living and a unique form of self-expression. And they can’t wait to share this passion with all of us 🌞
🌟 SOFIA: Her adventure with swing dance has started much earlier than for the majority of us, at the age of fifteen. And she was dead keen on dancing from that time on. It just became a part of her daily routine. Both dance and travel, so to speak, as currently, this 22-year-old Ukrainian has already lived in several European countries.
🌟 RUBEN : An avid Lindy-hopper with almost fifteen years of swing experience. Ruben is a dance instructor from Bergen who loves to participate in international swing festivals and to share his experience in dance schools. He truly is a party lover and believe us, it won’t be easy to beat him by leaving the dance floor later than him.

Live Band

The Hop 'sh Bam Connection

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The Hop 'sh Bam Connection plays the real swing from the period between the 20 ties and 50 ties.

The biggest inspiration is the repertoire of the marvellous ballrooms of the thirties, as for example the savoy ballroom in New York.

Hop – sh- bam plays tunes on which lindy hop dancers could go crazy.

They play the beautiful standards of the swing –era, and also some tunes of the exciting bigband period, or even some tunes of the new Orleans repertoire, more Charleston inspired. As the bandleader, Marie – Anne, is a swingdancer herself, she knows how to put an inspiring and diverse setlist together ! She adapts to what s happening on the dancefloor …

Let’s call it : an excellent band, full of energy, whit a big focus on the pure art of swingmusic. Nice to listen, nice to dance, … move and groove !

Workshops

LINDY HOP TRACK

Get ready for Lindy Hop workshops on 4 levels (Swing Kids - Beginners, Alhambra, Roseland, Savoy).

Classes will take place on Saturday and Sunday (August 24 and 25).

Please, choose your level wisely, because there will be no audition.

Swing Kids (beginners)

Workshops from scratch for everyone who wants to take their first steps on the dance floor.

Alhambra (int)

You’ve taken your first Lindy steps. Slowly but surely you get to know the music a little better, you know the basic moves such as the tuck turn, promenade or lindy circle, and are not afraid of the new and unknown. There’s also a high chance that you’ve attended some festivals before the pandemic, but in these swing middle ages you’ve managed to forget some things.

Roseland (int/adv)

You’ve danced your share and feel quite nice with Lindy Hop. The swingout technique is starting to keep you awake at night, the variations of what you already know are sometimes more interesting, than new moves. You’ve been to numerous parties, festivals and workshops—still not enough for you. You want to grow and get better.

Savoy (adv)

You got your boots on. You’re the veterans of your scene, could be you maybe teach there or used to teach. Someone can tell you that your swingouts are great, but you’ll point out ten things you could improve on. You’ve got a few tricks that folks will react to only after a few seconds have passed and they’ve realized what just happened. The musical standards you could dance to almost by heart, since you’ve heard them hundreds of times at dozens of Lindy events.

SOLO EXTRA TRACK (Friday and Saturday evening)

We invite you to learn special holiday SOLO choreography with Michał Miedźwiecki! If you want to dance non-stop, this year is the perfect opportunity to do so, because you can extend your pass (both Full Pass and Party Pass) with an additional 4 hours of intensive classes, during which you will learn the routine, which you will then dance with other participants during the Saturday night party.

Solo Extra Track is not only about learning choreography together, but also about performing together to live music! ❤️

Classes are scheduled for Friday and Saturday evenings (2 hours each day), and the performance will take place during the Saturday party❤️

Although the level of workshops is open, we recommend it for participants with experience in solo techniques (from intermediate upwards).

Parties

Friday, August 23

Avangarda, ul. Zyblikiewicza 1

Saturday, August 24

Avangarda, ul. Zyblikiewicza 1

Sunday, August 25

Klub Spotkań Poczta Główna, ul. Westerplatte 20 (entrance from the fire station)

Prices

LINDY HOP FULL PASS

  • 6 hours of Lindy Hop workshops on chosen level (classes on Saturday and Sunday)

  • 3 parties (Friday - Sunday), 2 parties with live band

  • tasters

650 PLN / 150 EUR

LINDY HOP FULL PASS + SOLO EXTRA TRACK

  • 6 hours of Lindy Hop workshops on chosen level (classes on Saturday and Sunday)

  • Solo Extra Track (4 hours of learning solo choreography ending with a performance - workshops on Friday and Saturday evening)

  • 3 parties (Friday - Sunday), 2 parties with live band

  • tasters

800 PLN / 185 EUR

LINDY HOP NON STOP T-SHIRT

60 PLN / 15 EUR

Registration

🌴The registration for Full Pass starts on 19th May at 6 p.m. CEST.🌴

The registration for Party Pass will be opened later.

Before filling registration form read our terms & conditions.