The Dance Battle

EPIC BATTLE OF THE DANCES: Collegiate Shag vs. Balboa vs. St. Louis Shag Never ending discussions of what is better and cooler - Balboa or SHAG - will be for your judgment at Swing Paradise 2017! We’ll solve it on Sunday party with live swinging music of The Schwings and truly passionate representatives of each dance style - you can be in the team if you are...

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Last minute call for EXTRA single followers! Due to some cancellations we have TWO spots in Balboa Level 1 and SIX spots in Balboa Level 2! Please let us know asap via email welcome@swingparadise.lt if you want to get in!

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Swing Paradise 2017 classes will take place at three different locations: - hoppers' dance studio, - D-Dance Akademija (super close to hoppers'), - Street dance studio "SKILLZ". Parties will take place at J9 Vaidilos teatras and local jazz venue Tamsta Club. More locations at our Travel Guide:

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Our local world superstar Pamela Gaižutytė prepared a special limited Swing Paradise 2017 edition of her P.mela Swingin' Shoes for ladies - Black Lollies and Red Stompers, both with festival logo on the side! ;) Preorder ONLY, more info soon! Follow her on instragram - https://www.instagram.com/swingin_shoes/

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Remember the exclusive #swingparadise college jackets? Remember how you wanted it so badly but couldn't get it because of limited edition? Well we're doing another pre-order of them until March 19th, so please let us know via email welcome@swingparadise.lt if you want to get one! All sizes, 35euros each, cash only! Pre-order now, get it at the check-in desk on your arrival day!

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A rough draft of the Swing Paradise 2017 weekend schedule: - FRIDAY Party from 8pm to 4am, St. Louis Shag taster class 8:30-9:30pm; - SATURDAY: Classes from 12pm to 5pm, Party from 8pm to 4am, St. Louis Shag taster class 8:30-9:30pm; - SUNDAY: Classes from 12pm to 5pm, Party from 8pm to 3am, History Talk with Marcus Koch at 8pm You can expect lots of live music during all three days, Jack’n’Jill competitions, performances and a surprise surprise BATTLE OF THE DANCES! ;) More details - soon!

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Well oh well, registration to Swing Paradise 2017 SHAG LEVEL 3 classes is now CLOSED, it's full! :)

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We are very happy to announce our Friday and Saturday parties will be held at the beautiful venue - J9 Vaidilos teatras! Usually this super classy theatre is dedicated to fancy celebrations and classical music performances but they just couldn't resist to let in Swing Paradise 2017 dancers again!

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The Facepalmers

Our guest band for Swing Paradise 2017 is coming from Moscow for the first time to Lithuania - The Facepalmers! Be ready for two nights of crazy hot swinging jazz with them!

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Home Jazz Band feat. Milda

Did we mention we actually are going to have THREE bands playing for you at Swing Paradise 2017? The second band is our local rockstars Home Jazz Band together with the heavenly devilish Milda Stasaitytė!

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The Schwings Band feat. Migloko

Is this love or blame it on the boogie? Or maybe jumpin' at the woodside after you've gone? The Schwings feat. migloko• - our main band of the last year Swing Paradise will be swinging you hard this year too!

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Entertaining comment

Sometimes we find really entertaining comments in the Swing Paradise 2017 registration form :) By Sandy Lewis!

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Calling for Leaders!

CALLING FOR LEADERS! Swing Paradise 2017 would be even more fabulous with all those amazing followers from the waiting list :) Wanna help a friend? Maybe a good deed for greater reason? Leading is great, you know it, it's true. Come!

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MC Elze

Remember that entertaining little girl on the stage last year?! Well she is a professional actress now, a well known around the swing globe dancer, a positive energy fireball and our beloved MC - Elzė Višnevskytė!

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Rokas & Simona

Besides Balboa and Collegiate Shag activities, two passionate jazz enthusiasts and lovely dancers from Vilnius - Rokas Borusevičius & Simona Pogosian - will make you fall in love with

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Fly with airBaltic

We have a New Year’s surprise for all of those considering to travel to Vilnius with airBaltic – they are pleased to offer 10% discount for the online purchase of the flight tickets through their webpage http://airbaltic.com/ to the Swing Paradise 2017!

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Stefan Deuber & Valérie Bissig

Elegant and classy Balboa dancers from Switzerland - Stefan & Valérie - will be taking care of the Beginners Track at Swing Paradise 2017! These two local heroes are

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Pol Prats & Sara Planas

Catalan sunshine for the early spring in Vilnius Swing Paradise 2017 - Pol Prats & Sara Planas! The organisers of the famous and probably the biggest in the world SHAG event

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Beginners Track

We are offering a very special opportunity to become a Balboa or Collegiate Shag dancer from scratch at Swing Paradise 2017! 8 hours of intense classes in total with

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Michal Oblacinski & Katarzyna Dybowska.

This beautiful couple is responsible for the mad SHAG craze in Poland you’ve probably heard of, they are the organisers of Warsaw Collegiate Shag Festival and

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Exactly one year ago we introduced Swing Paradise to our local community at the annual Lindy Hop Classic Couples Competition and now last weekend we did it again with a

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Arnas Razgunas & Egle Nemickaite

You see them at the most of the recent Shag events in Europe but they are never happier teaching at their home Vilnius! Say LABAS to the other half of

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Andreas Olsson & Moe Sakan

Please welcome two passionate professionals and social dance floor aficionados - Andreas Olsson & Moe Sakan! A perfect combination of never-ending energy and

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Martynas Stonys & Lina Vilniškytė

Meet one half of the organisers of the Swing Paradise, the people behind the scenes in making the festival happen and keeping the Balboa scene in Vilnius active and

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