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Reasons for Celebrating George ‘Shorty’ Snowden’s Birthday on July 4

Written and copyright by Harri Heinila On that date in 2012, I wrote an article about George Snowden and Mattie Purnell, the creators of the Lindy Hop, where I stated: “When the United States prepares to celebrate its independence day…some … Continue reading

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A Great Weekend in Harlem

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila Between May 9th and May 12th 2013, there was organized one of the most important events for years in New York. The event, which was based on the collaboration of The Harlem Swing Dance Society, … Continue reading

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A Few Words about Blues Dancing

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila. During the last decade the term ‘blues dancing’ has popped up in different occasions as the term has particularly been connected to the couple dance style which is mostly danced to blues music, and which … Continue reading

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