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
– 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:
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 –
– Saint Savoy from Austria –
– Bounce Shoes from Italy –
– Comely Bop from Greece –
– La MilongaM from Hungary –
– Handmande accessories for ladies by Ili –
– Groovy Fox from Bulgaria –
– Swing it from Poland –
– 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:
Location information:
– the event is situated around Batthyány square – as the previous years
– map:
Until your arrival meet Budapest:
Lindy Shock team

Registration update

– 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:

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

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.