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"Welcome to Saigon Swing Cats website! We're a community of Swing Dance lovers in Saigon. We keep this jazz vintage dance art alive and kicking and you should be dancing with us!"

Thanks Martin Lasthein for the original artwork!Cám ơn Tháng Chín for catomizing the artwork!

Mèo ơi, cũng thật buồn nhưng bắt đầu từ hôm nay và không biết đến khi nào SSC sẽ ngưng các hoạt động nhảy xã hội tại La Habana - SaigonSofitel Saigon Plaza theo quy định mới nhất của UBND Thành Phố để phòng chống dịch Covid-19, mèo ở nhà nhớ giữ sức khoẻ và luyện tập mỗi ngày (solojazz?) đẩy lùi virus nhé, bye cats!

Link của Trung tâm Kiểm soát Bệnh tật Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh về việc tạm ngưng hoạt động tập trung nhiều người: https://www.facebook.com/ksbthcm/posts/2998029226903474

Let's rather be safe and sad than sorry and happy go lucky, cats! We will suspend all our socials on Sundays and Wednesdays until the end of this month (March 2020) as per the city council advice against public gathering for now.

When we can dance together again, we will give one another the most beautiful feels. Stay safe, drink water, wash your hands well, be positive and ... count how many solo jazz moves you can do per day!

Frankie Manning & Ann Johnson swing out and doing aerial stunts for Hellzapoppin', a movie in 1941

7 things you should know about Hellzapoppin'

WHEN & WHERE can I go dancing with you?

We usually dance on Wednesdays from 8.30 - 11.30pm @ Sofitel Saigon hotel (17 Le Duan, D.1) and Sundays from 7 - 9pm @ La Habana Saigon (2F, 152 Le Lai, D. 1) . See more info on Venues.

Please check for more instant updates on activities on our Facebook group and page just to be sure in case of last minute changes.

WANNA DANCE? Bạn muốn nhảy không? :-)

YES, how do I learn to dance with you?

Free Taster Class of 30 minutes is offered every Wednesday from 8.30 - 9pm at our Wednesday Social Dance.

We organize dance classes for Basics and Intermediate levels on a regular basis. Check here for more information.

We offer special Workshops introducing short classes with specific focus on materials or certain styles. Check here for Workshop news.

Private class requests might be arranged upon filling out this form: bit.ly/SSCprivate

NEW CLASSES

The New Basics

starts 25-Feb-2020 from 19.30 - 21.00

at Artiste school for 8 Tuesdays

Sign up now to!

Wednesday FREE TASTER

When: 20.30 - 21.00 weekly

Where: Boudoir lounge at Sofitel Saigon Hotel (17 Le Duan, D.1)

Come on time for your Taster Class and stay for social dance fun with all the cats every Wednesday!

Who are Saigon Swing Cats?

We are the cool Cats of Saigon who love Swing dancing, a group of social dances that developed with the swing style of jazz music in the 1920's - 1940's. In Saigon, we dance the Lindy Hop most of the time, a dance style originated in Harlem, New York City within the African American community in the early 1930’s , the Charleston, Blues and some Balboa. We belong to the wider global community of swing dancers, lindy hoppers, authentic jazz dancers around the world who share the common values of the Lindy Hop left as a legacy from the original Lindy Hoppers.

Our BLOCK PARTY REVELS, a Holidays Celebration on the 25th of December in the Boudoir Lounge at the Sofitel Saigon saw 80 guests who came out to enjoy live jazz music, special performances, cabaret competition, best dressed DAZZLE contest and made great merry memory.

An amount of VND 4,000,000 will be sent to Christina Noble Children's Foundation who support orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children in Vietnam and Mongolia to give them back their childhood.