FOUNDER/ORGANIZER

MEGKY PAPAGEORGIOU

It was a summery night in Athens when Megky-while eating pizza and drinking orange juice on her balcony- came up with the idea of combining two of her passions in a festival; Lindy hop dancing and travelling to the mesmerizing… More

Teachers

TONY JACKSON

Tony is based in London where he teaches swing dance classes. When he doesn't, he travels around the world to teach and develop his dance. He has participated in major Lindy Hop and Solo competitions. He has been described as… More

MINOU ERICSON

Martin and Minou have been dancing together since meeting at Herräng Dance Camp in 2012. They’ve danced their way through events and workshops in Europe and the US with their trademark playful style and contagious, genuine love of lindy hop.… More

MARTIN LASTHEIN

Martin and Minou have been dancing together since meeting at Herräng Dance Camp in 2012. They’ve danced their way through events and workshops in Europe and the US with their trademark playful style and contagious, genuine love of lindy hop.… More

IRENE RAGUSINI

Irene started dancing at the age of three. She trained in classical dance for fourteen years. After trying several types of dance such as modern dance, butoh, and african modern jazz, she discovered the lindy hop and then the authentic… More

BEN WHITE

Ben White has been addicted to all things swing since 2004. He has studied Lindy Hop, Balboa, Tap, and  Solo Jazz dance under masters from the original swing era and worked with world class contemporary swing dancers. He  has had success… More

MAREN MERIAN

Maren Merian lives and breathes swing dancing. She fell in love with Lindy Hop in 2014 when she walked into a bar and was fascinated by that dance that didn’t look anything like the dances she had previously learned. Since… More

KEVIN ST. LAURENT

As an international man of lindy hop, Kevin has been traversing the globe since the new millennium began, spreading the gospel of the golden age of jazz. He has taught and performed in over 30 countries across 5 continents with… More

SWING BANDS

THE JEEPERS CREEPERS

The Jeepers Creepers band is a group of musicians from Athens(Greece) that specialises in playing the really beautiful popular or more rare tunes of the 1920's, 1930's, 1940's. The band was named after the popular Harry Warren's tune that became… More

THE DEAD HOOFERS

Our favourite Athenian Swing Band who plays for the dancers! Ready to dance at Swing'n'Sail's opening party? The Dead Hoofers is a band that aims to the revival of the toe-tapping swing music from the 30's and the 40's.Their repertoire… More

DJ

JONAS OLSSON

Swing DJ Jonas has been the man behind the music on swingin’ dance floors across Europe since 2012. With tunes from musical icons like Benny Goodman, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, Jonas recreates an atmosphere from the golden era of… More

BEN WHITE

Ben White has been addicted to all things swing since 2004. He has studied Lindy Hop, Balboa, Tap, and  Solo Jazz dance under masters from the original swing era and worked with world class contemporary swing dancers. He  has had success… More

SAIL PARTNERS

IONIONSAILS.COM – CHRISTOS ARONIS

https://ionionsails.com: Flotilla supporter and Fleet Provider Co-Founder Christos Aronis: Fleet Manager and IonionSails.gr partner. Or in a more fun way: the tough guy with the warm heart. More

IONIONSAILS.COM – GABRIEL EFSTATHIOU

https://ionionsails.com: Flotilla supporter and Fleet Provider Gabriel Efstathiou: Head of crew & IonionSails.com or in a more informal way, the guy who makes us feel happy and safe while on board! Gabi can listen any request you have, so use… More
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