Cape Town Swing is a community organisation that hosts, promotes, and supports swing dance events in Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town Swing is a community organisation that hosts, promotes, and supports swing dance events in Cape Town, South Africa

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What is African Dance?

A series of four online lectures with Maxwell Xolani Rani

Many lindy hoppers around the world value an understanding of African Dance as it relates to the roots of Jazz and Lindy Hop. So, we've invited Maxwell Xolani Rani (lecturer, choreographer and teacher at UCT) to give a series of four lectures on the topic.


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Echoes album released!

After months of transcribing, translating, and practicing the songs at the centre of the Echoes of Sophiatown project, the album at the core of the first project milestone has dropped!

Featuring 12 of the 30 songs transcribed in the first phase of the project, the Echoes of Sophiatown tribute album is now available on CD and vinyl.


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Mother City Hop


Every March, we invite dancers from around the world to Lindy Hop on down to Cape Town for our festival, which features workshops from international instructors, parties with live music, and other memorable experiences in the Mother City.


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Events


The Cape Town dance scene is vibrant with weekly lessons, regular social dances, and swingin' live music events! 


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Echoes of Sophiatown


As part of our mission to promote swing dance and music, we have launched the Echoes of Sophiatown project for preserving, celebrating, and reviving the original South African swing music, culture, and history. 


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