MUCH MORE THAN CLASSES AND PARTIES
Afro-House Masterclass with Oulouy
Friday at 7pm - Room Count Basie
Begin the festival with an Afro House Masterclass with Oulouy, one of the references of urban dances of African origin: Afro House, Coupé Decalé, Afrofusion etc...
Q&A about Jazz with musicians
Friday at 8pm - Room Billie Holiday
An interactive debate with the musicians that will be playing at the parties. You can ask and discuss your doubts with Maka, Fer from Carolina Reapers and Nil from Swing Shots.
Total beginners track for local Afrodescendant urban dancers
Saturday & Sunday - 4:15pm - 7:30pm
Introduction classes to Solo Jazz, Lindy Hop and knowledge of jazz culture for local Afro-descendant dancers from other urban dance disciplines. It's a jazz dance grant, apply!
Jam Sessions with Maka & Friends
Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 10:30pm
Bring your instrument and play with other Jazz musicians, both professional and amateur. Led by Maka, musician and Lindy Hopper from the Tolouse scene.
Workshop: Taking action for change: creating diversity in local communities and festivals
Saturday from 7:30pm - 9pm - Room Billie Holiday
A hands-on workshop on how to create diversity in local swing scenes. Aimed at local community leaders, school owners or managers, and teachers. Coordinated by Dahra Quintela, lindy hopper and sociologist expert in diversity and inclusion programs in the working environment, with the collaboration of other experts (TBC). Limited spots. If you are interested in participating, write an email to email@example.com.
Afrofusion Brunch with Dj
Sunday from 1pm a 5pm - Porch at Central del Circ
An informal space for connection and exchange between the Swing community and the African Urban Dance community, to dance and vibrate to the rhythm of Dj Walid. Bar and food service available.
Lecture: What can the swing dance scene learn about promoting diversity from other urban dance communities
Sunday from 7:30pm - 8:30pm - Room Billie Holiday
A round table to understand how other urban dance communities from different countries face diversity. With leading panelists in their disciplines: Latasha, Tyedric, Oulouy and Makuriya.
Swing Dancers Vs Urban Dancers Battle
Sunday from 9pm a 10:30pm
Several battles between dancers of Swing and other urban dance disciplines, with the music of DJ Walid.