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===== CHECK-IN =====

Tuesday: 18.00-00.00 at DKK, ul. Św. Filipa 6, first floor

Wednesday: 14.00-17.30 at DKK, ul. Św. Filipa 6, first floor and 19.00-01.00 at Old Tram Depot, ul. Św. Wawrzyńca 12

If you stay at DKK hostel during the festival, please pick up your room key on Wednesday from 14.00 to 1.00 at DKK.

Thursday: 09.00 -17.00 at DKK 19.00 -1.00 at Old Tram Depot

Friday: 10.00- 16.00 at DKK and 19.30- 23.00 at Wieliczka Salt Mine
Technical break at Salt Mine: from 23.00 to 1.15 a.m.
There is no option to go down to the Salt Mine after 23.00. Everyone, who wants to attend the party needs to be there before 23.00. From 1.15 there are lifts going up, so you can leave the party.

During your Check In you will get a Welcome Pack with:
- audition ticket with exact time and venue of your audition
- wristbands (party pass, solo, intermediate - if you do not want to go to audition)
- return bus ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and Alvernia Studios (so we take you with our buses to and from the venue)
- a booklet with schedule, map, addresses and some important information
- meal ticket (if you purchased meals before)
- accommodation package (if you are accommodated in DKK)

===== FOOD & ACCOMMODATION =====

Our restaurant is at DKK ground floor, so all your meals, you purchased in advance you will enjoy there.
!!!Meal Card holder- please double check, if you have chosen the right option of your meal cards. If not- let us know via e-mail. We need to be sure if you take a meat or vegetarian option!!!
!!!! Do you need to prolong your stay? If so and you stay in one of our hostels, let us know and we will help you with it!!! Also via e-mail.

Check out hours from the hostels:
DKK 12.00, Antonio Hostel 11.00, Dizzy Daisy 10.00

===== AUDITION =====

AUDITION is obligatory for levels top, advanced and intermediate/advanced.
No audition for solo track.
Intermediate level can participate in the audition. If you don’t want to go to audition, ask for a
wristband during check in.
Audition will happen at DKK and Loft to Dance Studio from 10.00-12.00 on Thursday.
Weekend Pass groups will have Audition on Friday at 20.00 at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

===== PRE & AFTER PARTY =====

BEFORE PARTY - Tuesday at DKK ul. Św. Filipa 6 with Kick&Swing Jazz Band

After Party - Friday at DKK ul. Św. Filipa 6 from 5.00 a.m. - 9.00 a.m.
After Party - Saturday at DKK ul. Św. Filipa 6 from 4.30 a.m. - 9.00 a.m.

AFTER PARTY - Monday at DKK ul. Św. Filipa 6 with Lazy Swingers Band

In all Party venues we organized bars with meals and drinks
Main Party Schedule you will find on our website and in your booklet.
Obligatory leave your coats in our cloak room at all venues.
Smokers - both Wieliczka Salt Mine and Alvernia Studios have smoking areas.

===== COMPETITIONS =====

Jack and Jill Open and Advanced, Strictly Lindy, Solo Jazz
Jack and Jill Open level – preliminaries (20.30-22.30 at DKK on Thursday) and finals happen on the same day at Old Tram Depot.
Jack and Jill Advanced, Strictly Lindy, Solo Jazz – preliminaries (17.00-18.00 at DKK on Saturday) and finals happen in Alvernia Studios on the same day.
Solo Jazz – preliminaries and finals happen together on Saturday in Alvernia Studios
There is only one way to sign up to the competition - via on line form you received from us via e-mail. Check it out your e-mail box and register! You can cancel your registration easly via e mail, if you decide not to participate.

Green Dragon Competition routine will be tought by Tadas and Egle on Thursday at DKK 18.45-20.30 and performed on Saturday night.

=====WHAT TO DO IN KRAKÓW =====

https://www.inyourpocket.com/krakow
We would love to have sun, but snow and rain would not be a surprise, so please take some warm clothes with you and check the weather forecasts.
We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

Sincerely,
Dragon Swing Organizers & DSSF

old clockDear Dancers!

 

Registration is closed. Thank you for your interest!

DS Team 

kmita swingWe are super excited about Dragon Swing and we can't wait for Wednesday!

CHECK IN

Where: DKK (http://goo.gl/dkZgoj, ul. Św.Filipa 6) - first floor

When: Wednesday  4 p.m. – 1 a.m.

In case you come very late on Wednesday and you are staying at DKK - let us

know - we will leave keys to your room at the recpetion.

Late check in – Thursday

- DKK 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

- Stara Zajezdnia - Old Tram Depot - 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

During your Check in you will get a Welcome Pack with:

- audition ticket for Thursday (Lindy Hop Full Pass only)

- wristband (party pass, solo, intermediate - if you do not want to go to audition)

- return bus ticket to the Salt Mine (for Saturday party)

- booklet with schedule, map, addresses and some important information

- meal ticket (if you bought meals before)

- accommodation package (if you are accommodated in DKK)

 

AUDITION

Audition is obligatory for levels top, advanced and intermediate/advanced.

No audition for solo track.

Intermediate level can participate in the audition. If you don’t want to go to audition, ask for a wristband during check in.

Detailed information about auditions you can find here (please, read it before):

http://dragonswing.pl/en/workshops2018/audition.html

 

PARTIES

Wednesday (21.11.2018) – DKK - Dom Kultury Kolejarza, from 21:00

Thursday (22.11.2018) – Stara Zajezdnia - Old Tram Depot, 22:00 - 5:00

Friday (23.11.2018) – Stara Zajezdnia - Old Tram Depot, 22:00 - 5:00

Saturday (24.11.2018) - Wieliczka Salt Mine, 20:00 - 4:00

Sunday (25.11.2018) – DKK - Dom Kultury Kolejarza from 21:30

 

Bar and a cloak room at DKK

During the parties at DKK (Wednesday, Sunday) our bar will serve you drinks  and some cold snacks. Obligatory leave your coats in our cloak room downstairs.

Blues after party on Friday/Saturday and Saturday/Sunday parties.

After Friday Party In Stara Zajezdnia and Saturday party in the Salt Mine, for those who simply cannot bring the night to an end, there will be special blues after-party at 5AM at Lostbar (Szewska Street 20).

Saturday party at Wieliczka Salt Mine (read info and join facebook event):

http://dragonswing.pl/en/parties-2018/the-salt-mine-party.html

https://www.facebook.com/events/284599258852316/

 

BANDS AND DJ’S

This year we will have 4 bands playing for you!

- Heart of Dixie (Wednesday and Thursday)

- Carolina Reapers Swing – Thursday and Friday

- Shirt Tail Stompers – Friday and Saturday

- Lazy Swingers Band – Saturday and Sunday

http://dragonswing.pl/en/parties-2018/bands.html

 

Your DJ's for this year are:

- DJ Stepan

- DJ Olenka

- DJ Shorty George

 

Taster classes

All Taster Classes (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) take place in DKK.

Schedule in your booklet.

 

COMPETITIONS

Rising stars - Open Jack ‘n’ Jill

Sign up: Thursday at DKK, from 19:00 till 20:30

Preliminaries: Thursday at DKK from 20:30 till 22:00

Finals: Thursday during the party at Stara Zajezdnia - between 00:00 and 1:00 a.m.

 

Shining Stars - Advanced Jack ‘n’ Jill

Sign up: Friday at DKK, from 19:00 till 20:30

Preliminaries: Friday at DKK, from 20:30 till 21:15

Finals: Saturday during the Party in the Wieliczka Salt Mine

 

Strictly Lindy

Sign up: Friday at DKK from 19:00 till 21:15

Preliminaries: Friday at DKK from 21:15 till 22:00

Finals: Friday during the party at Stara Zajezdnia - between 00:00 and 1:00 a.m.

 

Solo Charleston

No Sign up

Finals: Saturday, during the party in the Salt Mine;

Participants wear numbers during the competition:

-Jack ‘n’ Jill: every competitor wears a number on the back (please do not put

numbers on any other part of your body);

-Strictly Lindy: only leader wears a number;

Everyone, who bought an admission ticket for parties can compete.

 

USEFUL LINKS

Important places & addresses:

http://dragonswing.pl/en/venues-2018.html

Schedule (workshops) and parties:

http://dragonswing.pl/en/workshops2018/schedule.html

Food and drinks info:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1nE7n_8L4cqJIg6g0VK8gVgknpPIs3HMv

What to do in Kraków:

https://www.inyourpocket.com/krakow

 

WEATHER

We would love to have sun, but snow and rain would not be a surprise, so please

take some warm clothes with you and check the weather forecasts.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

 

Sincerely,

Dragon Swing Organizers & DSSF

Green Dragon 2018

We would like to invite you to take part in the 8th Green Dragon Choreography Competition. What should you do? First you need to prepare choreography to a swing song, solo or in a couple, then you should record your routine and upload it on youtube and finally you should send a link to your instructional video to the e-mail address indicated by us.

Winners take it all:
- Full Passes for Dragon Swing 2018: Lindy Underground in Kraków!
- free accommodation during festival time,
- free meals (breakfast and dinners) through all 4 days,
- possibility of teaching on our further events,
- special and unique, The Green Dragon Trophy!

Winners will teach the choreography during the event and perform with their students at the Grand Ball in the Wieliczka Salt Mine.
We have also a reward for second and third place – free Party Passes for Dragon Swing 2018!

Check the details here!

dragon-clockDear Friends!

The registration for Dragon Swing 2018 starts traditionally on August 1st at 8 p.m. CEST UTC+02:00. Our website will be ready until the end of June.

If you want to be up to date, follow us on facebook.

 

Your Dragon Swing Crew