afroswing

Event details

  • 27 Jul 2019
  • 11:00 - 17:00
  • Swing Out Maastricht
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Afroswing Workshop

Experience a day of traditional Mozambican dance and Afro Swing. Teachers Elias, Augusto and Eugenio are members of Hodi Maputo Afro Swing, a collective of professional dancers and musicians based in Maputo, Mozambique.

Lindy Hop and other Swing dances are deeply rooted in African traditional dances. During this day you will learn both Mozambican traditional dance, Afro Swing and about the connection of the two. As in previous years they are teaching in Herraeng Dance Camp and are touring Europe to give workshops and perform in Sweden, Germany, France and Belgium. On Saturday July 27th they are giving their only workshop in the Netherlands in Maastricht.

Programme:

  • 11:00-13:00 Traditional Mozambican dance, accompanied by live drums and mbila (xylophone)
  • 13:00-14:30 Lunch break
  • 14:30-16:30 Afroswing

The workshop will end with a Summer Swing Dance Party at StayOkay Maastricht. Free for workshop participants or 7 euros at the door. For more information, click here.