Balboa events in Western Europe

February 2020


Feb 20 15th Rock That Swing Festival

Munich, Germany
Thursday 20th to Monday 24th of February 2020 (5 days)

World of Swing proudly presents the next edition of the international Rock That Swing Festival in Munich. For more than a decade the festival celebrates the diversity of the dances and music of the Swing and Rock’n’Roll era from the 20s to the 50s. Over a span...


Feb 25 Berlin Balboa Week(end)

Berlin, Germany
Tuesday 25th of February to Sunday 1st of March 2020 (6 days)
Registration is open!

This is going to be the *15th ANNIVERSARY OF BERLIN BALBOA WEEKEND*. So we made sure you can party not only for the weekend but make it a BERLIN BALBOA WEEK. REGISTRATION starts on DECEMBER 6th, 2019. This will be the teachers of 2020: * HEATHER BAL...


March 2020


Mar 13 Bal Spring Break 2020

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Super friendly Balboa weekend in a sea front hotel... now with optional ELEF. World class Balboa tuition, comfy accommodation, great food, and everything under one roof by Bournemouth beach. Relax as you catch up with friends from across the UK, Europe and bey...


Mar 13 Balboa Slower

Shiplake (Village just outside Reading and Henley, United Kingdom
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Weekend of social dancing and instruction in Slow Balboa with Anna-Maria Bernhard and Mickey Fortanasce. No audition - one level for improver/intermediate dancers & above....


Mar 13 Sideways Lucerne

Lucerne, Switzerland
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)

Small, fine, fantastic – SIDEWAYS! Being comfortable in social dance is our main ambition. Workshops with wonderful teachers and parties with superb bands, great DJs and nice people. And all of this in our beautiful town in the middle of Switzerland. The lake ...


Mar 13 Crazy Legs

Amiens, France
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Save the date for a fabulous swing week-end in Amiens, a pretty town near Paris. A 2 days workshop with live bands parties on friday and saturday, 7h30 of classes in 3 levels (beg./inter. , inter, advanced) and discovery workshops (boogie woogie, blues, balboa...


April 2020


Apr 03 Week end workshop BALBOA - LINDY HOP - COLLEGIATE SHAG - Marcus KOCH & BÄRBL Kaufer (ALL) - Festival Appellation Swing Contrôlée (ASC)

Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th of April 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Registrations OPENED Marcus KOCH & BÄRBL Kaufer (ALL) Cyrille MILLET & Audrey CAUDAN (FR) Lindy Hop : 4 levels Balboa : 3 levels Collegiate Shag : 3 levels 2 evening parties : Friday : 08:30 pm - à 01:00 am - Auberge espagnole + Dj Saturday : 09:00 p...


Apr 18 Bal Swing Weekend

Barcelona, Spain
Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th of April 2020 (2 days)
Registration is open!

This is an small size Balboa event that looks for a familiar atmosphere and also ensure that all participants have maximum opportunities to dance. That’s why there will be a balanced number of leaders and followers in all parties and NO competitions. As in all...


May 2020


May 29 Tiny Feet Balboa 2020

Cork, Ireland
Friday 29th to Sunday 31st of May 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

The Second edition of Tiny Feet Balboa Come and join us for another fabulous weekend of Balboa and cake in Cork city, **Teachers** <3 Mel and Jo Calanglang (UK) <3 Nejc Zupan (SLO) & Vanessa Granjon (FR) <3 Carolin Metzner (DE) and Laura Gourley (IR/UK)...


June 2020


Jun 11 Balboa in Corsica

Cargese / Ajaccio, Corse-du-Sud, France
Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th of June 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Dancing Balboa and discovering Corsica during a wonderful we of june ! 4 parties, with apero / night / after, live music, international teachers, 6 h workshops. A nice hotel in front of the beach in Cargese to spend unforgettable nights of dancing. Hiking, b...


Jun 12 Leading Ladies Swing Festival

Copenhagen, Denmark
Friday 12th to Sunday 14th of June 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Join the first festival of it's kind! A Swing Festival that hires women who lead as teachers, but still lets everyone else choose their role(s) during the weekend. So whether you're a Leading Lady, Following Fella or Enthusiastic Enby, there's space for you to...


Jun 12 Thames Valley Balboa Festival 2020

Henley on Thames, United Kingdom
Friday 12th to Sunday 14th of June 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Biggest Balboa Festival in the UK, 3 Evenings of Social Dancing, 2 Days of instruction from 6 instructors (Kate Hedin, Nick Williams, Annable Quisao, Bobby White, Jo & Mel Calanglang), 1 Amazing Event. All dancers welcome - including beginner and improver dan...


Jun 25 Balboa and Shag Festival Mattstedt

Mattstedt, Thuringia, Germany
Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th of June 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Balboa Shag Festival Mattstedt a new festival, which means four days with fast swing music in the scenic mill estate and romantic festival location. There will be classes in Balboa and Shag in three ballrooms with international teachers, a big dance tent wit...


July 2020


Jul 16 Hamburg Balboa Festival 2020

Hamburg, Germany
Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th of July 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Right in the heart of the city of Franzbrötchen, the famous red mile, a legendary fish market (Sundays 5am – 9.30am) you will find a growing and alive Balboa scene! Of course, the town has a lot more to give and see! When you come to visit and dance at the end...


September 2020


Sep 04 Augsburg Balboa Festival

Augsburg, Germany
Friday 4th to Sunday 6th of September 2020 (3 days)
Registration opens May 6th (72 days left)

A cozy Balboa-Festival in Augsburg! Workshops, Parties and Live-Music! :) Teachers: Natasha Devyatkina & Olivier Harouard Anni Skoglund & Gašper Hrovat Special classes on Friday: Slow Balboa with Anni & Gašper Back to the Basics with Natasha & Olivi...


Sep 25 Balboa at The Golden Lion

Northallerton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of September 2020 (3 days)
Registration opens Monday March 2nd, at 09:00 (United Kingdom) (7 days left)

Residential Balboa Weekend with wonderful social dancing and instruction from Valerie Salstrom & Jacob Wigger for intermediate level dancers and above - no auditions, one level. Friday Welcome Dance, Saturday Balboa Ball and Sunday Tea Dance. Option to exten...


October 2020


Oct 09 Bristol Balboa Bonanza

Bristol, United Kingdom
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th of October 2020 (3 days)

The FIRST EVER Balboa Festival in Bristol is coming! Bringing you a full weekend of inspiring lessons and three days of parties with the hottest Balboa bands around. We are honoured to introduce the teachers that will keep your Balboa juices going the whole...


Oct 23 Barcelona Balboa Weekend

Barcelona, Spain
Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th of October 2020 (3 days)
Registration opens March 6th (11 days left)

This is a medium size Balboa event designed to have time to relax, digest the classes and enjoy the parties, also having the opportunity to get individual feedback in class as there will be a maximum of 16 couples and 2 extra teachers per group. Also, as we wa...


February 2021


Feb 04 NuBalboa 2021

Madrid, Spain
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th of February 2021 (4 days)
Registration opens October 4th (223 days left)

Be ready and get your finest shoes, we are going to have a balboa blast! At one of the finest dance floor in Europe we will shuffle the heck out of Big Mama Swing Madrid’s ballroom. The fantastic teaching couples are... Susan and Corey Manke Yulia and Sash...


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