PARTY PASS with live music
3 live band parties
The swing bus
Cincomarzada social street dance
BEGINNER PASS (at least 6-9 months dancing)
2h. Lindy Hop
1.5 h. Aerials (opcional)
1.5h. Woogie Boogie
3 live band parties
Rosé, Red, Champagne
6h. Lindy Hop
1.5 h. de aéreos (opcional)
1.5h. Woogie Boogie
3 Live band partie
with Hyungjung Choi
Both Mélanie and Jérémy come from the woogie boogie scene where they separately reached podium places in French and international competitions. He comes from the Montpellier school and she is from Bordeaux. As a team, they are well-known for their Charleston and Lindy Hop, performances, their impressive results in competitions such as the Savoy Cup, and as teachers of prestigious international festivals. They are expert in aerials and overflow energy and explosive moves.
NICO is a well-known dancer of the top European swing scene. He comes from boogie woogie. You can even find videos of some of his performances from, as early as 2007, when he was just a teenager 🙂 . Since then, he has participated in many international swing festivals and competitions. His performances are playful and with a touch of humour.
Hyungjung brings freshness to the Bordeaux team, a natural talent for dancing, although she currently lives in Bordeaux she is an exponent of one of the most solid scenes on the international scene such as the Korean one.
Alison started her carreer as dancer and teacher with acrobatic rock’n’roll 2012 , then quickly moved to the world of boogie woogie and Lindy hop. Today she performs in national and international competitions to make you discover her passion!
Issiaka started dancing at a very young age and quickly found himself involved in the world of swing. He competes in boogie woogie and lindy hop competitions in France and in Europe. Seduced by the swing culture and the artistic sphere, he is particularly fond of improvisation and social dancing, which represent for him the very essence of the discipline.
MARINA QUIROGA QUARTET
On Sunday afternoon we will enjoythe warm voice of Marina Quiroga who will recreate jazz classics, together with great musicians from the Aragonese scene. Marina came from Argentina where she forged her career as a vocalist in musical projects such as Héroes del Swing. An elegant final «digestive» for a weekend that we hope will be unforgettable.
HOT SUITE SEXTET
You may know it or not ,
but you will surely have danced to their music in parties, social swing events and in your dance classes. It is one of the most famous bands on the contemporary swing scene.
They have played at the most prestigious European festivals.
This time you will see, listen to and dance with them in Zaragoza at Pingoletus Festival 2023, and will get acquainted with this famous peculiar mushroom hat trompett player.
On a solid rhythmic base, guitars, saxophone and trumpet compete so that you can’t stop dancing.
Without doubt a «reserve» in the menu to boost up your rythm.
We want you to feel comfortable in the classes, to learn and for the teachers to bring out the best of your dancing skills. Read the levels explainations carefully and if you have any doubts we can help you find you would best fit.
El Gran Hotel de Zaragoza
The most beautiful ballroom
The Gran Hotel de Zaragoza was inaugurated in 1929 by King Alfonso XIII. It has hosted figures such as Ava Gardner, Ernest Hemingway, Walt Disney and every other illustrious person who has visited the city. A classic-style building with regional overtones on the outside and two beautiful rooms on the inside.
The Rotunda room with its magnificent dome and chandelier, and the dining room, recreating the sumptuousness of similar rooms in Central Europe, and which, this time, will be our dance room. Get your camera ready to remember this unique venue.
Pilar Torcal Academy
A space created for dancing
Famous dance academy in Zaragoza, more than 300m2 of pine wood flooring, and mobile partitions to create two totally independent rooms.
Spacious and bright fully equipped changing room.
It is a 20 min walk from the center but buses 24, 25, 39, 40, 51 drive you there.
ACCOMODATION AND SCHEDULE
To facilitate your accommodation in Zaragoza, we have made a list of hotels-residences-hostels of different price ranges. Please also check the festival provisional schedule with a summary of the locations.