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The Balkan Lindy Hop Championships is the first of it's kind, providing international swing dance competitors with a chance to throw down in a stunning venue in the oldest continuously-inhabited city in Europe!
Powered by Lindy Hop Bulgaria, the event takes place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on 27-30 September, 2018.
BLHC has 15 divisions, offers 6 workshops with international teachers, and lots social dancing to live music!

ORGANIZING TEAM

Damyan Naydenov

Marketing & Communication

Yavor Kunchev

Networking & Organisation

Sonia Kutishcheva

Payments & Registration

Asya Vladimirova

Coordination & Regulation

KEVIN ST. LAURENT

CONTEST COORDINATOR

"Kevin St. Laurent began his dancing career at the young age of eight years. He has studied a plethora of other dance styles including, Hungarian Couple Dancing, Mexican Folklorico, Contra Dancing, Scandinavian Couple Dancing, Modern Dance, West African Dancing, Break Dancing, Hip Hop, Balkan Line Dances (including Bulgarian, Greek, Bosnian, Croatian, Romanian, Turkish & Serbian), Ballroom Standards, Scottish Country Dancing, and a few others to boot."

JO HOFFBERG

HEAD JUDGE

"Internationally renowned competitor, started competing in sports in the 1990s and still is at various championships around the world. Since 2000, she has been involved in the Lindy Hop Community and is a strong supporter of competitions and how they promote regular training. She values the time and energy each performer puts into preparing to put someone on the floor. Even though not everyone will bring home the gold, she hopes each competitor will be proud of the work they showcase."
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