Vienna Balboa & Laminu Experience 2024

Save the date: March 22-24, 2024
Welcome to our 10th edition of the Vienna Balboa & Laminu Experience!

A familial, cozy week-end with dance classes (Balboa, Laminu, Slow Balboa), parties featuring live music and shellac/78rpm DJs, a sunday brunch and socialising.

Unique features:

  • the ONLY week-end event featuring LAMINU
  • Friday Evening Panel Discussion “The Balboa Legacy”
  • Saturday Morning City Tour
  • Saturday Evening Celebration “Ball-Boa Eleganza” Party – a Swing Ball with elegant dresscode!
  • Sunday Morning Swing Brunch
  • analogue music only: all music during parties at the Vienna Balboa & Laminu Experience is analogue – this means that there will be either Live Music or music from original 78rpm/Shellac records.
  • special warm atmosphere

Teaching Staff:

    • Gašper & Anni (SE/SI)
    • Dan & Nikki (UK)
    • Rudi & Tiphaine (AT/CAN)
    • Axel & Sandra (AT)

Musical Guests:

Ondrej Havelka And His Melody Makers (CZ)
Ondrej Havelka And His Melody Makers

Camp Shellac DJ:
DJ Stephan Wuthe (DE) and friends
Camp Shellac DJ Stephan Wuthe (DE)

Saint Savoy VBLE Vendor Information

Update Feb 11, 2024: Registration IS CLOSED!

Review – VBLE 2022 &2023! Thank you all for participating. Enjoy the videos and the gallery:

VBLE 2023 Group Photo

VBLE 2023 - Group Photo

Teaching Crew:

    • Mickey Fortanasce & Natalia Rueda (USA, CAN/NL)
    • Lucía Galiana & Javi Zurdo (ES)
    • Dan Guest & Nikki Durrant (UK)
    • Axel Schwarz & Sandra Hartbach (AT)

  • Musical Guests:

    Bratislava Hot Serenaders (SK)

    Camp Shellac DJ:
    DJ Stephan Wuthe (DE)


    VBLE 2023 Gallery

    Classes and Parties



    VBLE 2022 Group Photo


    VBLE 2022 - Group Photo



    VBLE 2022 Teacher’s Demos


    Dan and Nikki: Laminu

    Abigail and Adam, Céline and Edgar: Balboa

    Sandra and Axel: Laminu