Why do people dance? – Martynas Stonys

“Why should people dance?”. About eight years ago, questions like this couldn’t get out of Martynas Stony’s head. And, in 2011, when an opportunity to speak about Lindy Hop at TEDx showed up – one of the main programs dedicated to sharing ideas and experiencesContinue reading

Online – Videos: study where and when you want

A smile of someone who’s having fun and playing around. The energy of the dancers in the video ILHC 2013 – Invitational Strictly Lindy Hop Finals is wonderful and does not go unnoticed. It caught the attention of Guilherme Ribeiro, who was stunned by whatContinue reading

Record and share – Karine Hermes

She no longer lives here in Brazil, but when I learned she would be visiting I found a way to chat with her and ask about her opinion on the importance of the audiovisual for the scene of Vintage dances.​ ​Karine Hermes started on Lindy HopContinue reading

The records of the Lindy Hop revival: Sweden

In the peak of the Jazz Era, Lindy Hop dancers swung on the theater screen in movies like ‘Helzapoppin’, ‘Keep Punching’, ‘Radio City Revels’ and ‘Manhattan Merry-Go-Round’. Around 50 years later, these feature-length films were still around in the world and were rediscovered by a group of young people whoContinue reading

I Charleston Rio – A dream come true

Touristy locations and dance moves? Everything together and mixed up? Those who already watched any video of the I Charleston the World project have seen beautiful scenarios and Lindy hoppers dancing. In Brazil we could already see touristy points of two cities where the LindyContinue reading

Jazz na Rua – Come with us!

To take the jazz to the metropolitan streets, for free, to gather who’s already a dancer and invite passersby who still haven’t heard of the Lindy hop: that’s the idea of Jazz na Rua. Created by a group of friend, the event takes place inContinue reading