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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

Dear Friends,

This years Dragon Swing Festival is going to happen from 21st till 25th of November.

Come to Krakow to dance in the most beautiful and stylish ballrooms in our district (including legendary Wieliczka Salt Mine and the Old Tram Depot).
 
Join our classes and tasters and improve your Lindy Hop or Solo Jazz skills. This year we plan to have Solo Charleston and Vernacular Jazz workshops on 2 levels!
 
Registration starts traditionally on August 1st at 8 p.m. CEST.
 
 
Your Dragon Swing Team
 
 
 

Hello,

last news6 days to official start! Below you will find a bunch of useful links and some important information about workshops, parties and competitions. Read carefuly, if you want to be up to date :-)

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Check in

Where: DKK (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. – 7 p.m.

- Stara Zajezdnia - Old Tram Depot- 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.


During your Check in you will get a Welcome Pack with:
- audition ticket for Wednesday and Thursday
- 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 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 find here (please, read it before):
http://dragonswing.pl/en/workshops-2017/audition.html


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Parties


Wednesday (
29.11.2017) – DKK - Dom Kultury Kolejarza, from 21:30
Thursday (
30.11.2017) – Stara Zajezdnia- Old Tram Depot, 21:30 - 5:00
Friday (
01.12.2017) – ICE - Centrum Kongresowe 21:30 - 4:00 (no restaurant with warm meals in ICE)
Saturday (
02.12.2017) - Wieliczka Salt Mine, 20:00-4:00
Sunday (
03.12.2017) – DKK - Dom Kultury Kolejarza from 21:00

We are sold out. Generally tickets at the door will be unavailable, but if you already have Silver or Crystal Pass you will be able to buy ticket for Sunday party (5 €/ 20PLN).


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 Saturday/Sunday
After 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 (technically that is Sunday Morning 5AM) at Hostel Giraffe (ul.
Krowoderska 31).
Saturday party at Wieliczka Salt Mine (read info and join facebook event):
http://dragonswing.pl/en/parties-2017/the-salt-mine-party.html
https://www.facebook.com/events/166480570614950/

Bands & DJ's
This year we will have 5 bands playing for you!
- Hot Sugar Band (France) - Thursday
- Leliwa Jazz Band (Poland) – Thursday and Friday
- The Cajun Spices (Poland) – Friday
- Heart of Dixie (Czech Republic) - Saturday
- Lazy Swingers Band (Poland) - Saturday
http://dragonswing.pl/en/parties-2017/bands.html


Your DJ's for this year are:
- DJ Shorty George
- DJ Stepan Jordanek
- Guest DJ's
http://dragonswing.pl/en/parties-2017/dj-s-2017.html

Taster classes
All Taster Classes (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) take place in DKK. Schedule in your booklet.
http://dragonswing.pl/en/workshops-2017/taster-classes.html

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Competitions

Rising stars - Open Jack ‘n’ Jill
Sign up: Thursday at DKK from 9.00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Preliminaries: Thursday at DKK from 20:15 to 21:45
Finals: Friday, during the party at ICE


Shining Stars - Advanced Jack ‘n’ Jill
Sign up: Friday at DKK from 9.00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Preliminaries: Friday at DKK from 19:30 to 21:00
Finals: Saturday, during the party in the Salt Mine


Strictly Lindy
Sign up: Friday at DKK from 9.00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Preliminaries: Friday at DKK from 19:30 to 21:00
Finals: Saturday, during the party in the Salt Mine


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.

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Useful links

Important places & addresses:

http://dragonswing.pl/en/venues-2017.html

Map:

http://bit.ly/2mOyMkC

Schedule (workshops)
http://dragonswing.pl/en/workshops-2017/schedule.html

Food and drinks info:
goo.gl/U81Df4

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!

Regards,
Dragon Swing Organizers & DSSF

 

 

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