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Fri Oct 8 & 15: FREE Salsa & Swing Social Dance Workshop and Party Not to be Missed!!!

From: Evannz
Sent on: Sunday, September 19, 2010 6:30 PM
Dear everyone,

 

A number of you did not complete the registration form. Please specify the event & other important details as incomplete form may be rejected i.e. you may not receive the host?s mobile tel.

We will assume that you will meet us at the workshop if you did not specify.

As usual, please read the email carefully as it will answer all the questions asked so far.

Hope to hear from you soon. Thanks!

 

Response

Please send all responses / emails to [address removed].

The host?s mobile number will be sent via SMS / emailed to all respondents.

Note that the dance floor and vacancies are limited.

If you want to meet fellow fans, please email the following.

Event: Oct 8 Salsa / 15 Swing *

Name:

Please state no. of male/female people coming (including yourself):

Male:

Female:

Meet at: Dinner / City Hall MRT / Workshop / Chill Out *

Mobile: (If provided, the host?s mobile number will be sent via SMS to you).

*Please specify

 

Dateline: Sun 2pm 3 Oct (Salsa) / 10 Oct (Swing)

Expect our reply by: Sun 9pm 3 Oct (Salsa) / 10 Oct (Swing) or earlier.

 

 

Fri Oct 8 & 15: FREE Salsa & Swing Social Dance Workshop and Party Not to be Missed!!!

Hola! Amigos y amigas!

 

Diz Octubre 8, we are learning Salsa for FREE!

Si! It?z going to be fant?stico. Who sayz Singapur haz no culture? 

So come & join us!

Hasta luego! Gracias!

 

 

Fri Oct 8 & 15: FREE Salsa & Swing Social Dance Workshop and Party Not to be Missed!!!

 

Calling all Latin, jazz/swing/big band music lovers and social dancers.

da:ns is back again! See http://www.dansfestival.com/2010/.

Don't miss this once-a-year opportunity to learn Salsa, an upbeat Latin-American partner dance, and Swing Dance (also called Jitterbug / Lindy Hop), a happy and energetic Afro-American partner dance of the 1930s/40s, for FREE!

Meet fellow listeners, dancers, musicians, vocalists (or anyone) and make new friends! 

The free workshop will usually start with an exhilarating performance.

No partner needed. Even if you come alone, instructors and experienced dancers will be around to pair you up with a partner and guide you.

This opportunity will not be repeated soon! So hurry, tell the whole island and sign up now!

 

 

Oct Fri

8 Oct

8.30pm - 9.15pm: Salsa

 

15 Oct

There will probably be an exhilarating Swing performance featuring somersaults and acrobatics known as aerials or air-steps.

8.30pm - 9.15pm: Swing Dance

9.45pm - 10.45pm: Argentine Tango (You may attend this if you want to)

 

Venue - Esplanade Stage@Powerhouse

Bus: 36, 56, 70M, 97, 111, 133, 162M, 195, 75, 77, 106, 700A, 857, 960, 961, 502, 531, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8.

The nearest bus stop is also located along Raffles Avenue, outside the Esplanade Mall entrance.

 

This is the best info we have to get to the Stage@Powerhouse. Facing the sea, walk towards your left / Benjamin Sheares Bridge.

Map http://www.streetdirectory.com/asia_travel/travel/travel_id_2543/travel_site_17/ 

Photo http://www.flickr.com/photos/99151081@N00/33361493/

Esplanade http://www.esplanade.com  

 

Optional But Recommended For Dancing Events

Wear light clothes (e.g. T-shirts) as you are likely to sweat 

Bring a bottle of drinking water

Flat-sole shoes (e.g. walking/jogging shoes) are recommended rather than high heels.

 

Tentative Schedule

If you want us to bring you there/meet fellow fans, please note the schedule.

Please be PUNCTUAL given the tight schedule.

6:00 Dinner at Raffles City L3 Food Court (Food Place).

8:00 Meet at CityHall MRT and go to Esplanade.

8:30 Workshop starts

9:15 Chill out at Harry?s Bar / Southbridge Jazz.

Please let us know if you want to meet us for dinner, at City Hall, workshop or chill out session.

Please call/SMS only when you reach the venue. Due to the large turnout, please avoid calling/SMS unless necessary as the host may not be able to handle too many calls/SMS.

More updates coming your way.

 

 

What are Salsa & Swing Dances?

Salsa is a sexy and sensuous Latin-American partner dance accompanied by upbeat Latin-American music.

Swing Dance (also called Jitterbug / Lindy Hop) is a happy and energetic Afro-American partner dance of the 1930s/40s accompanied by swing music, a form of jazz typically played by big bands. The big band had accompanied vocalists like Frank Sinatra and Natalie Cole, and is now revived and popularized again by Michael Buble.

 

Sample Videos

Search for salsa and Lindy Hop now at http://www.youtube.com.

Don?t worry. You won?t be doing the Lindy Hop aerials or acrobats seen in Hellzapoppin or Malcolm X.

Hellzapoppin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTg5V2oA_hY

Malcolm X http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNv7ivtkxW8

 

Sample Tracks

Salsa

Mi Tierra - Gloria Estefan

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00137YVXQ/ref=dm_dp_trk2?ie=UTF8&qid=1283597847&sr=301-1

Rosalinda ? Thalia

http://www.amazon.com/Rosalinda/dp/B000TPFPO2/ref=sr_1_27?ie=UTF8&qid=1284104456&sr=1-27

Big Band Swing

In the Mood - Glenn Miller And His Orchestra

http://www.amazon.com/The-Essential-Glenn-Miller/dp/B00138J89C/ref=sr_shvl_album_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1283597953&sr=301-2

Sing, Sing, Sing - Benny Goodman And His Orchestra

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00138H434/ref=sr_1_album_1_rd?ie=UTF8&child=B00138B2IW&qid=1283598223&sr=1-1

 

Photos of Singapore Swing, Lindy Hop & Big Band Performances / Videos

Jazz @ Singapore - http://jazz.sg-e.biz 

 

 

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