It's time to announce the date of registration opening for this year's edition of the festival!
Registration for Dragon Swing 2019 starts earlier than in previous years - on Thursday, 6 June 2019 at 8 p.m. (UTC+02:00) CEST.
The link to the form will appear on our website as well as on Facebook.
To be up to date, follow our website and fanpage.
Dragon Swing Crew
We are super excited about Dragon Swing and we can't wait for Wednesday!
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 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):
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):
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
Your DJ's for this year are:
- DJ Stepan
- DJ Olenka
- DJ Shorty George
All Taster Classes (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) take place in DKK.
Schedule in your booklet.
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
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.
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.
Important places & addresses:
Schedule (workshops) and parties:
Food and drinks info:
What to do in Kraków:
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!
Dragon Swing Organizers & DSSF
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!
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
This years Dragon Swing Festival is going to happen from 21st till 25th of November.