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may, 16th - 19th, 2019, vilnius

FEW WORDS ABOUT US

The story of Harlem Festival started in 2006 as a “Lindyhop.lt club” class season closing party with 2 live bands, 3 competitions and lots of dancing. The scene by that time was beginning to grow and at that time it seemed like a huge event, but instead it was a beginning of a beautiful swinging journey to bring some joy to many people’s lives.

Throughout the years it grew in all the possible ways. At first, as most of swing and jazz dancing events, it was focused on getting the local scene better by bringing international instructors to teach, perform and inspire. But soon enough the word spread about Lithuanian hospitality, proper capabilities to party, nice venues, long open hours at the parties, dedication and love to jazz music and dancing.


And here we are today with INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL JAZZ DANCE & MUSIC FESTIVAL - HARLEM,  a weekend long celebration of Jazz culture brought to you by "Lindyhop.lt Club". HARLEM takes place in Vilnius, Lithuania and gathers jazz dance enthusiasts from around the world every year. We believe in combination of live music and authentic movement. Therefore, every year we invite world's famous dancers to perform on HARLEM stage. HARLEM festival has been hosting inspiring shows that echo around the world years afterwards. Here you will hear jazz like they played it in Paris, New York and New Orleans back in the days of prohibition. 


WE BELIEVE IN A COMBINATION OF LIVE MUSIC
and authentic movement

HARLEM TEAM