Author Archives: Marcell Bendik

Last newsletter

Dear …,
 
 
You receive this newsletter as you will participate in Lindy Shock University 2018!
We meet in a few days! We have collected the most important news here!
We are NOT selling tickets on the spot!!!
 
Services you can still buy on-line or during the check-in:
– 4-day lunch and dinner tickets
– afterparty on Monday, 5th Nov with Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five, feat. Hilary Alexander from US
– taster classes
– we lock the system at 23:59PM on 26th October 2018, after that you cannot change anything. You can still check your information and download files after that
 
 
Check-in
– You can check-in on Wednesday at the boats on 31th of October. Check-in is open between 17-02. If you have no parties or late nite parties please come before 20 or after 1AM.
– You can check-in at the main reception on the boats later as well. Main reception opens around 30 minutes before the first class / audition starts that day.
– Please bring your e-ticket with you printed or have it on your smartphone. You can download the PDF document from your user account.
– Please check your e-ticket! If you find any mistakes please contact us immediately. It is much easier to correct it before your arrival!
– You can pay in Euros and Hungarian forints. Cash only
 
 
Check the event booklet for your schedule and for general information:
https://www.lindyshock.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Lindy-Shock-2018-event-booklet.pdf
You receive it printed once you arrive
 
 
Audition information:
– All levels have audition
– you find the location & time of all auditions in the booklet
– first you have to check-in before visiting your audition – you need your wristband to participate the audition!
– you have to visit your level’s audition – you cannot participate audition of a different level (than you’ve signed up)!
– in case you arrive later, we add you to a level during the check-in
– no audition required for taster classes!
– a special audition happen for invitational level – contact Marcell for more information
 
 
Programs before the first ball
– Preparty on Thursday: it is sold out 🙁 If you have a pass for this you will receive a separate newsletter with the details
City tour on Wednesday
– We meet on the Batthyány square at 13:00
– Kata will be your tour guide
 
 
Merchandise and services:
– We will have a great selection of goods and sellers at Lindy Shock this year!
– Vinnsin from France – www.vinsinn.fr/
– Saint Savoy from Austria – www.saintsavoy.com/en/
– Bounce Shoes from Italy – www.facebook.com/BounceShoes/
– Comely Bop from Greece – www.facebook.com/comelybop/
– La MilongaM from Hungary – http://lamilongam-hu.webnode.hu/
– Handmande accessories for ladies by Ili – https://www.facebook.com/byili/
– Groovy Fox from Bulgaria – https://groovyfox.bg/
– Swing it from Poland – https://www.swing-it.eu/
– CDs of the bands playing at Lindy Shock
– Vintage ties by Marcell
– Lindy Shock merchandise
You find all the shops on Kassa boat first floor. They will be open during most of the day & night from Thursday till Wednesday.
 
We organize an invitational Jack’n’Jill and a Showcase competition. You can still sign up!
The winners can choose from the following passes:
– Athens Rhythm Hop 2019
– Balkan Lindy Hop Championship
– Chase festival
– Sofia Swing Dance Festival
– Swìngala
– Swing Summit
– Vienna Honey Swing
Thank for our sponsors!
 
Weather: seems we are lucky and the weather will be pretty mild with some rain. Still, a warm coat can be useful when we do the cruising or when you go home 5am completely sweaty!
 
Follow our Facebook event for news during the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2162502413763943
 
Location information:
– the event is situated around Batthyány square – as the previous years
– map: https://goo.gl/xuTSzV
 
Until your arrival meet Budapest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT2K8234nVk
 
 
Cheers,
Lindy Shock team
 

Registration update

Updates:
– evening classes are sold out
– separate party passes are sold out
– we still have day classes with (or without) party passes
 
We have processed most of our backlog. In the following weeks:
– we answer remaining volunteer requests
– we answer the volunteer DJ requests
– we start registration for competitions

Line-up for 2018

Majority of the line-up for 2018:

Teachers:
Cam & Cat, Daniil & Maria, Dom & Nóra, Felix & Egle, Gas & Alba, Gustav & Laia, Janez & Petra, Jonatan & Anna, Kevin & Jo, Kuno & Gosia, Leo & Roser, Martynas & Alexia, Peter & Elze, Peter & Katja, Peter & Naomi, Peter & Pavli, Sep & Bara, Shorty & Ira, Stefano & Giulia, Stephan & Lee

Bands:
Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, feat. Hilary Alexander, Shirt Tail Stompers, Gordon Webster, Hot Sugar Band, Swing Shouters, Hot Jazz Band, Bényei Tamás and the Gramophonia Hot Jazz Orchestra

A few more names will be added later.