Earlier this month Trieste Swing organized the 3rd edition of the Swing Harbour festival.Over 3 days there were several classes for different levels and styles, with international teachers and a party every night. Classes were held Friday afternoon, Saturday morning and afternoon and Sunday morning and afternoon, but it was the parties that were most […]
I cannot say I’m a fan of sailing, I’ve only been on a boat twice in my life, but this year I decided to ‘get closer’ to my hometown’s possibly most important yearly event, the Barcolana regatta. Unless you get to be on a boat, any photos are likely to be quite static. Not being […]
Come September, Trieste Swing organized another weekend event of swing classes held by the amazing William & Maeva. Classes were offered from beginner to advanced levels and were a success.
After an afternoon of dancing classes, these enthusiastic dancers spent the night at a party held at the Stazione Marittima. The location was lovely, albeit a bit dark (ugly neon lighting had to be switched off, cold lights are not suitable for a warm party!). There was plenty of space for everyone to express themselves […]
The newly established group Trieste Swing organized an afternoon of swing classes last Saturday. It was a lovely opportunity to see people having fun so much and capture their efforts. Being very uncoordinated and not gifted in dancing, I thought they were all amazing! I have no idea how they manage to memorise and remember […]
The 7th edition of the “Preli Prelo” folklore festival took place last Saturday and, of course, I couldn’t possibly miss it. The weather was clement and the pre-show costume parade could take place in the city centre. The organizers, the Serbian cultural association Pontes-Mostovi (Bridges), invited guests from Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, but also Greeks, Russians […]
Some people know how to enjoy summer fully! (Lake Bohinj, Slovenia, a few years ago.)
Last Saturday, 7th May 2016, I attended a beautiful show organized by a local Serbian cultural association, “Pontes-Mostovi” (“Bridges”), showcasing traditional dances mostly from the Balkans but not only. I followed the dancers during the parade in the city centre, and the preparations at the theatre before the show itself. The traditional costumes were stunning […]