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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 Lil Hardin

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.

Dance grant for local Afrodescendant urban dancers
Saturday & Sunday - 4:15pm - 7:30pm

6 hours of 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!

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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 Lil Hardin

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 info@lajambarcelona.com.

Lecture: What can the swing dance scene learn about promoting diversity from other urban dance communities
Sunday from 7:30pm - 8:30pm - Room Lil Hardin

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.