This is a swing dancing camp for Lindy Hoppers to let themselves loose, go wild, and feel like they lived in a fairy tale for a weekend. We want to dance dance dance, improve our dancing, and spread the love of swing.
Organized by a dream team from Bangkok Swing, we are super excited to host and jam with you on the dance floor ; )
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The Shirt Tail Stompers is one London’s top vintage jazz bands, who have quickly made a name for themselves at home and internationally. They are heavily influenced by Fats Waller, Fletcher Henderson, Wingy Manone and many other greats from the swing and trad jazz era of the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s! Lindy Hoppers are very close to their hearts and the band have relished making people’s feet move all over the world.
Meschiya Lake has come a long way since her South Dakota Opry and traveling circus days, and she’s not done yet. In fact, far from it. Relocating to Europe in the summer 2018, and joining forces with the already established, stunningly talented Dizzy Birds, of Berlin, Ms. Lake and company will be, once again, setting the bar exceedingly high for our standards of musician and showmanship, jazz, and joy.”
And so this year, we’re excited to bring to you the collaboration between the two bands and can’t wait to listen, dance, smile, and laugh with all of you at Big Bang 2019!
This will be a social dance competition open to everyone. Leaders and followers will be randomly drawn to dance together to several songs of varying styles and tempos, but will be judged as individuals in the preliminary rounds. Dancers selected to dance in the finals will be randomly assigned a partner again, but will be judged as a couple as they dance in a spotlight format.
This will be a social dance competition open to advanced dancers. Leaders and followers will be randomly drawn to dance together to several songs of varying styles and tempos, but will be judged as individuals in the preliminary rounds. Dancers selected to dance in the finals will be randomly assigned a partner again, but will be judged as a couple as they dance in a spotlight format.
Solo jazz involves vintage solo dances from the American (and particularly African-American) jazz dance vernacular. Dancers compete in non-choreographed jazz roots dancing to music chosen by Big Bang organisers in the preliminary. The finals will be danced in a jam format to a live band.
This will be a competition open to advanced dancers who compete at a high national/international level. Dancers register as couples and will dance to music selected by Big Bang organisers. Although choreographed sequences are not disallowed, the judges will be looking for spontaneity, creativity and connection to the music.
Step 1: Download & Fill in the Form
Each room is for 3 people – please sign up as a group of 3! If you reserve a room for 1 or 2 people, we may add a roommate if the rooms are full. Thank you for understanding the camp
Step 2: Email the form to [email protected]
Step 3: You will receive confirmation from the hotel. Pay upon departure from hotel.
General info: Sampran Riverside is about 2 hours from Central Bangkok by car, depending on traffic. Don’t worry, it’s not difficult.
Option 1: Big Bang bus service from Exit 1 MRT Phetchaburi Station to the camp on Friday, and bus services from Sampran back to central city on Sunday evening.
Option 2: You can travel to Sampran Riverside by taxi.
Km 32 Pet Kasem Road, Sampran, Nakorn Pathom, 731 10 Tnd.
One Departure Time only on Friday 22RD FEB 2019. Bus will arrive at the Sampran Riverside. Estimated 2 hour journey.
Bus #1 Departure Point
Fare Per Person
|Exit 1 MRT Phetchaburi Station||1:00pm||350 THB|
One Departure Time only on Sunday 24TH FEB 2019. Bus will depart from the Sampran Riverside. Estimated 2 hour journey.
Bus #2 Arrive At
Fare Per Person
|BTS Phaya Thai Station||11:00pm||350 THB|