The 16th edition of Barcelona Swing Festival, “BarSWINGona 2013” kicks off tomorrow in the district of Gràcia. During Easter week, they organize various swing workshops and swing dance parties.
On Wednesday 27th of March, the Swing Festival starts with a swing party on Plaça Virreina and a parade of the Krokodillos band through the streets of the district of Gràcia, which ends in a bigger party inside the C.A.T. Until April 1st, various other parties and workshops are organized.
The workshops are given by renowned international swing dancers during the weekend. They will learn the dance steps of swing to groups of beginners as well as advanced swing dancers. In the evening, you can join various swing parties, most of them taking place at the Casino de l’Aliança del Poblenou.
On the last day of the festival, a free open-air party is organized. Be sure to join the party on April 1st at Plaça Reial in the district of Ciutat Vella. There will be live music from the Sant Andreu Jazz Band!
Find out more about the festival on their website: http://www.barswingona.org
Have a swingful Easter weekend!