Swing summer

Swing summer in Ostrava will last from 19 June to 25 September 2021. Tickets will be on sale at the door. You can buy online permanent pass for the swing weekend and tickets for the ball in advance here.

Outdoor dance events with swing concerts and dance workshops and other activities will be held in the summer months. Dance events with concerts will take place in attractive outdoor locations in Ostrava. The swing weekend Swing City Ostrava is also part of the event.

The programme includes: 13 concerts, 18 dance events, 4 swing schools with babysitting, 3 workshops, a swing fair.

The event is realized by the Cultural and Sports Association Elegant in cooperation with Jazz Monkeys, Swingville and Swing Cafe and with the financial support of the Statutory City of Ostrava, Municipal District of Ostrava-South, Municipal District of Silesian Ostrava.

19. 6. 2021 Tea at Five in Družstvo

4 – 9 p.m. Náměstí Gen. Svobody, Ostrava-Zábřeh
Gangsters Orchestra concert, exhibitions in abandoned shop windows, book launch, dancing, swing show, picnic.
Free entry

6. 7. 2021 Swing dancing in Parish Garden

4 – 7 p.m. Havlíčkovo nábřeží, Ostrava-centrum
Lam Trio concert, dancing, swing dance school for beginners with Jazz Monkeys including babysitting.
Free entry

17. 7. 2021 PROMENADE IN THE JUBILEE COLONY

3 – 10 p.m. Jubilejní kolonie, Ostrava-Zábřeh
Dolbend dance orchestra concert, dancing, swing show, exhibition „100 years of Jubilee“, cinematography, picnic.
Free entry

23. – 25. 7. 2021 Swing City Ostrava 

Swing weekend – concerts, dancing, swing competition, workshops, swing ball. Some events must be paid for. We recommend purchasing Swingpass(for beginning dancers) 750,- CZK or Swingpass VIP (for advanced swing dancers) 1200,- CZK and tickets for the swing ball. Tickets for other events will be on sale at the door before the event.

23. 7. 2021 Parish garden

3 – 4:30 p.m. Farská zahrada, Havlíčkovo nábřeží, Ostrava-centrum
Swing school for beginners with Jazz Monkeys.
Admission: 350 CZK / Swingpass and Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

5 – 8 p.m. Farská zahrada, Havlíčkovo nábřeží, Ostrava-centrum
Energetic live music by Swingalia – concert, dancing, introduction of contestants and judges.
Admission: 250 CZK / Swingpass and Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

23. 7. 2021 New Tawn Hall of Ostrava

8:30 – 11:30 p.m. The New Town Hall Dance Hall, Prokešovo náměstí, Ostrava-centrum
Dance competition – 1st year of Swing city Ostrava 2021, elimination round (Prelims), dancing.
Admission: 250 CZK / Swingpass and Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

23. 7. 2021 Swing Cafe

11:30 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.  Škroupova 10, Ostrava-centrum
Night blues party.
Admission: 150 CZK / Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

24. 7. 2021 Club Alfa – WORKSHOP

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Veleslavínova 2, Ostrava-centrum
Workshop for advanced dancers led by top swing dancers from Rhythm Pilots Brno.
Admission: 500 CZK / Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

24. 7. 2021 Havlíček riverbank, Silesian Ostrava

3 – 6 p.m. Havlíčkovo nábřeží, Slezská Ostrava
Petra Borovičková Trio concert, picnic on the riverbank with great music, wine tasting, swing show, dancing.
Free entry

24. 7. 2021 Club Alfa – BALL   buy a ticket

8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Veleslavínova 2, Ostrava-centrum
Swing Ball in the Alfa Club ballroom. Gala evening with the legendary Brno swing band Heart of Dixie, the finals of the Swing City Ostrava dance competition, dance performances, swing experience to the fullest in the beautiful premises of the dance hall with summer floral decoration.
Admission: 550 CZK / Swingpass and Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

25. 7. 2021 New village ponds

3 – 4 p.m. Nová Ves, turning behind the arboretum of the Secondary Horticultural School
Swing dance school for beginners Jazz Monkeys with babysitting.
Free entry

4 – 8 p.m. Nová Ves, turning behind the arboretum of the Secondary Horticultural School
Swing pearl of Opava Markéta Komarová and Jazz Today. Swing concert, picnic, dancing.
Free entry

25. 7. 2021 Swing Cafe

9 p.m. – 12 a.m. Škroupova 10, Ostrava-centrum
Afterparty of the Swing City Ostrava swing weekend.
Admission: 150 CZK / Swingpass VIP holders free of charge

30. 7. 2021 THE OPENING OF SWING CAFE

7 p.m. – 2 a.m. Škroupova 10, Ostrava
Official opening of the Swing Cafe to the public. LAM trio concert, dance event and pure swinging joy.
Admission: 150 CZK

7. 8. 2021 Swing Dancing in Výškovice

3 – 8 p.m. in front of the Chapel of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Ostrava-Výškovice
Poker Dixieland Jazz Band concert, dancing event, picnic, exhibition, presentation of the commemorative book Obec Výškovice.
Free entry

14. 8. 2021 SWING CINEMATOGRAPHY

6 – 10 p.m. Zámek Zábřeh (Chateau), Ostrava-Zábřeh
Exhibition of historical photographs, cinematography accompanied by the swing music of Sunday Swing Orchestra, dance event, dancing performance.
Free entry

28. 8. 2021 SWING COLONNADE

3 – 4 p.m. Komenského sady, Ostrava
Swing dance school for beginners Jazz Monkeys including babysitting, concert, dance event.
Free entry

4 – 8 p.m. Komenského sady, Ostrava
Poker Dixieland Jazz Band concert, dance event.
Free entry

28. 8. 2021 SUMMER BLUES

9 p.m. – 12 a.m. Swing Cafe, Škroupova 10, Ostrava
Blues party.
Admission: 150 CZK

29. 8. 2021 SWING FAIR WITH SWINGVILLE

1:30 – 6:30 p.m. Swing Cafe, Škroupova 10, Ostrava
Dance lessons: Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag, Balboa, Solo Jazz.
Free entry – registration here 

29. 8. 2021 SUNDAY DANCE EVENT

6 – 10 p.m. Swing Cafe, Škroupova 10, Ostrava
Admission: 150 CZK 

18. 9. 2021 SWING DANCING IN HEŘMANICE

3 – 4:30 p.m. Farská zahrada Ostrava-Heřmanice
Swing dance school for beginners Jazz Monkeys including babysitting, concert, dance event.
Free entry

5 – 7 p.m. Farská zahrada Ostrava-Heřmanice
Swingpáni concert, dancing event.
Free entry

18. 9. 2021 DANCING EVENT IN ZAHRADNÍ

8 – 10 p.m. Café and bistro V Zahradní, Zahradní 4, Ostrava-centrum
Experience Ostrava in a different way in Zahradní: dance event with workshop – Jazz Monkeys.
Free entry

25. 9. 2021 A FAREWELL TO SWING SUMMER

Swing Cafe, Škroupova 10, Ostrava
Musical surprise. Concert, dance event.
Admission: 150 CZK

Change of programme reserved.
TICKETS AT: https://elegantspolek.cz/vstupenky/

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