Retro Weekend Festival

  • 7 – 10 MARCH 2019
    WARSAW, POLAND

     

     

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  • The next edition of Retro Weekend Festival is coming! In the first weekend of March 2019 Warsaw will turn into the Capital of Swing and we would love to see all you dancers here with us.
    We have prepared classes with some of the best teachers and parties with fantastic bands wich will take place in stylish and magical venues.

     

PARTIES

 

  • Thursday

    1 taster
    party with live music
  • Friday

    2 tasters
    party with live music
    retro boutiques
    competitions
  • Saturday

    2 tasters
    party with live music
    retro boutiques
    competitions
  • Sunday

    1 taster
    party with live music

 

For details check schedule.

You won’t be able to buy ticket at the door.

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY

Thursday (7th March)
20:00 – 21:00 Taster
Alexey “How to dance fast” Nowy Świat Muzyki SOLO
21:00 Party opening (Nowy Świat Muzyki)

FRIDAY

Friday (8th March)
11:30-13:30 City tour (Stefan Starzyński Monument)
15:00-16:00 Open class I
Gontran & Sarah “Slides: Spice up your dancing adding different slides” Riviera COUPLES
Genia & Joe “Creativity based on barrel turn. Lead, follow, be yourself.” Riviera COUPLES
Nastya “Dance like Gene Kelly” Riviera SOLO
16:15-17:15 Open class II
Gontran & Sarah “Wrong feet don’t exist ! Exercises, tools and experiment to feel more free
and playful in your dancing”
Riviera COUPLES
Genia & Joe “Musicality. Easy steps in a different rhythms.” Riviera COUPLES
Alexey “Jazz steps on the move” Riviera SOLO
19:00-20:00 Taster
Rokas & Ruta “Tandem charleston in triplesteps” Biblioteka Rolnicza COUPLES
20:00-21:00 Taster
Leo & Roser “Dips & Tricks” Biblioteka Rolnicza COUPLES
21:00 Party opening (Biblioteka Rolnicza)
21:15 Open J’n’J Prelims
0:00 Open J’n’J Finals
2:00 Solo competition

SATURDAY

Saturday (9th March)
Level Intermediate
(orange)
Int-Adv 1
(blue)
Int-Adv 2
(silver)
Adv
(gold)
Adv +
(yellow)
Solo
(green)
Address Edelmana 2 Niska 5
(big room)
Miła 7 Stawki 14 Niska 5
(small room)
Niska 5
(big room)   
9:40 Registration opening (Niska 5)
10:00-10:45 Audition (Niska 5)
11:00-12:00 Ali & Claudia Daniel & Tatiana
12:05-13:05 Nicolas & Mikaela Peter & Elle Daniel & Tatiana
13:30-14:30 Ali & Claudia Sep Peter & Elle Daniel & Tatiana Nicolas & Mikaela
14:40-15:40 Ali & Claudia Nicolas & Mikaela Daniel & Tatiana Sep
15:50-16:50 Nicolas & Mikaela Peter & Elle Sep
Evening activities
19:00 – 20:00 Taster
Rokas & Ruta “St. Louis Shag” Biblioteka Rolnicza COUPLES
20:00 – 21:00 Taster
Heart of Dixie “Musicality class” Biblioteka Rolnicza COUPLES
21:00 Party opening (Biblioteka Rolnicza)
21:15 Advanced J’n’J Prelims
0:15 Advanced J’n’J Finals
2:30 Announcement of results

SUNDAY

Sunday (10th March)
Level Intermediate
(orange)
Int-Adv 1
(blue)
Int-Adv 2
(silver)
Adv
(gold)
Adv +
(yellow)
Solo
(green)
Address Edelmana2 Niska 5
(big room)
Miła 7 Stawki 14 Niska 5
(small room)
Niska 5
(big room)
10:30-11:30 Daniel & Tatiana Ali & Claudia Sep
11:40-12:40 Peter & Elle  Daniel & Tatiana Nicolas & Mikaela Sep
13:00-14:00 Sep Daniel & Tatiana Peter & Elle Nicolas & Mikaela Ali & Claudia
14:10-15:10 Daniel & Tatiana Nicolas & Mikaela Ali & Claudia
15:20-16:20 Nicolas & Mikaela Peter & Elle
Evening activities
20:00-21:00 Taster
Leo & Roser ” Lindy Conversation” Nowy Świat Muzyki COUPLES
21:00 Party opening (Nowy Świat Muzyki)
22:45 Strictly Lindy Prelims
0:00 Strictly Lindy Finals
0:55 Announcement of results
This is a preliminary schedule which still can be a subject to small changes.

 

  • Open class

    Friday’s classes ONLY for full pass owners. We’ve prepared for you 4 classes on various topics, so take a look at the schedule and decide which classes suit you the best.

  • Taster

    A lesson just before the party. We invite all festival’s participants (both full pass and party pass owners) to join taster class! If you are interested in tasters’ topics, you can find them in our schedule.

  • Lindy Hop workshops

    During audition you’ll be divided into 4 groups: Intermediate, Intermediate – Advanced, Advanced and Advanced +.

  • Solo workshops

    If you signed up for Solo, you don’t have to attend the audition. Please, pick up your wristband at the registration desk during Friday party.

VENUES

– Nowy Świat Muzyki (Nowy Świat 63 street)
– Biblioteka Rolnicza (Krakowskie Przedmieście 66 street)
– Riviera (Warynskiego 12 street)
– Stefan Starzyński Monument (Bankowy Square, next to Costa Cafe)
– LXXXI Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Aleksandra Fredry (Miła 7 street)
– Gimnazjum nr 37 im. K.K. Baczyńskiego (Niska 5 street)
– Szkoła Podstawowa nr 32 z Oddziałami Integracyjnymi im. Małego Powstańca (Edelmana 2 street)
– Technikum Poligraficzne (Stawki 14 street)


PRICE

  • Early bird SOLO JAZZ

    70 EUR

    Up to 9 hours of classes
    4 parties with live music

    First 10 people

    SOLD OUT

  • SOLO JAZZ

    95 EUR

    Up to 9 hours of classes
    4 parties with live music

    SOLD OUT

  • Early Bird
    LINDY HOP

    95 EUR

    Up to 11 hours of classes
    4 parties with live music
    5 levels

    Registration in couples only. Valid for first 50 couples

    SOLD OUT

  • LINDY HOP

    125 EUR

    Up to 11 hours of classes
    4 parties with live music
    5 levels

    SOLD OUT

  • PARTY PASS

    60 EUR

    4 parties with live music
    3 tasters

    SOLD OUT

  • To join Lindy Hop classes you need to know the Swingout and basic 6-count and 8-count moves.
  • To join Solo Jazz classes you need to dance for at least 6 months.
  • Lindy Hop classes will be held on 5 levels. Right before the first class there will be an audition which will divide dancers into groups. Those who do not participate in audition will join Intermediate group.
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  • HOW TO GET HERE?

     

    If you don’t have a car don’t worry. We prepared a cheat sheet for you with all options for transportations.