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Sweden Balboa Weekend 2016

Welcome to the 12th Sweden Balboa Weekend from 7th to 9th of October 2016.

We are happy to welcome you all to a fantastic balboa weekend in Uppsala! Sweden Balboa Weekend is an event that every second year takes place in Uppsala organized and arranged by Swingkatten and every second year in Stockholm organized by Swedish Swing Society.



Mel and Jo Calanglang
Andreas Olsson and Olga Marina
Jonas Pettersson and Shani Brown


Theme class teachers
Olga Marina
Gasper Hrovat and Anni Skoglund



Three levels from beginner/intermediate to advanced.


Live band
Friday: The Rhythm Baby Makers (Uppsala)


Saturday: The Shirt Tail Stompers (London)




Oskar Hägg

Mel Calanglang

Gasper Hrovat

Erik Bergsten


There will be social dance during three evenings: Friday, Saturday and Sunday (teadance).

There is the possibility to buy a party pass (450 Skr) for the evenings (see the link for registration). 

You can also buy evening tickets seperately (300 Skr) for Friday or Saturday and pay at the door. If you wish to buy evening ticket email registreringSBW@swingkatten.se before the 29th of September since we need to put you on the entrance list.


Registration is open until October the 3rd. To register follow this link:



Map of venues



Information about accommodations

- There are a range of hotels and hostels in Uppsala city center, where event locations are within walking distance. A map of the locations will be provided soon.
- City stay hotel (citystay.se) is located in the city center, and offers a 10% discount for SBW participants. To get the discount: book through email (booking@citystayuppsala.se) or phone (+46 18 121 000) and provide the discount code “39843”. The discount is not available if you book through an online booking site.
- Hotell Centralstation (hotellcentralstation.se) is located conveniently next door to the location for the Friday night dance, where some classes will be held, and right in front of the train/bus station.



Time schedule
Friday 7th at Drabanten
- 19:00-23:00 Registration
- 19:30-20:30 Theme class
- 19:30-24:00 Social dance to live band
Saturday 8th
- 08:30 Registration opens at Drabanten
- 09:00-10:00 Audition at Drabanten
- 10:30-16:00 Classes at Drabanten and Gästrike-Hälsinge nation
- 16:30-17:30 Theme classes
- 20:00-01:00 Social dance to live band at Pharmen
Sunday 9th
- 10:00-15:30 Classes at Drabanten and Gästrike-Hälsinge nation
- 16:00-19:00 Tea dance at Drabanten
An updated time schedule will be emailed closer to the event.


Updates will also be published on facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1715259892044209/


If you have any questions please send an email to sbw@swingkatten.se


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