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The 2020 Harlem Roots & Rhythm Urban Dance Festival – VIRTUAL
October 16, 10:00 pm - October 18, 11:30 pm
October 16th – 18th 2020: The Harlem Roots & Rhythm Urban Dance Festival for 2020 is going VIRTUAL this year! This annual event celebrates Harlem’s most famous dance of the Lindy Hop, and features Harlem’s Harvest Moon Ball Champs and Winners from the 50’s to the 80’s. They are representing the Savoy Ballroom and the Savoy Manor.Friday eve starts with a Film Fest at 10pm exploring Harlem’s dance influences that spawned from the Lindy Hop’s home of Harlem. There will be short interviews with these special dancers. We will also explore The Harlem Renaissance with Jazz and more!Saturday eve brings the Battle of the Jazz Divas featuring local NYC Jazz Songstresses. On Sunday there will be a Dance Cousin Dance Contest in the spirit of The Harvest Moon Ball contests! These will be with our Dance Cousins representing Philly Bop, Hand Dance, Chicago Stepping and Detroit Bop – all descendants of the Lindy Hop. A Harlem Nights Rent Party Dance (Saturday eve) and Soul Dance Jam will end this extraordinary event.Online raffle prize for ticket holders – and of course there will be virtual dance lessons to learn the Lindy Hop! For more information and full schedule check the link or contact The Harlem Swing Dance Society. You can also check on our Facebook page (over 10k likes!). Schedule subject to change.