Thank you everybody
The Swingin‘ Gießen e.V. would like to thank everybody that participated, helped or supported our World Lindy Hop Day 2018 Flash Mob action. This was the first flash mob organized by us to promote Swing Dancing in and around Gießen.
History of World Lindy Hop Day
The World Lindy Hop Day honors the birthday of Frankie Manning (May 26, 1914), the Ambassador of Lindy hop dance and he is the most influential person in swing dance history. After the decline in popularity in the 1950’s. This form of swing music attracted many followers with its undeniable vitality. The universal sign of the Lindy Hop features the creative and exhilarating movements which allow the partners to connect in a method which uplifts the spirit, promotes human connection, and develops the generosity. It allows the dancers to meet in a particular environment that supports the building of bridges on personal, community, and global levels.
26 May, 2019
Mark the date in your calendar. Swingin‘ Gießen e.V. will be celebrating this day in a yet to be announced way.