The 13th edition of Winter Jamboree: exclusive workshops, special international guests, and unmissable parties to see you through the winter months!

Published 12 October 2018

Winter Jamboree XIII & New Year’s Eve Party
Senigallia – Rotonda a Mare
13 October – 10 November – 31 December 2018
26 January – 23 February
23 March – 26 and 27 April – 25 May 2019

Exclusive workshops, unmissable parties, and international guests from England, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, France, USA, Spain, Norway, and the Ukraine 

The 13th edition of the Winter Jamboree warmly welcomes you with an “Open House” featuring free dance workshops and a Record Hop with DJ Vintage Rob (UK)

Button up your overcoats and say hello to autumn in style! The Summer Jamboree International Festival of 40s and 50s American Music and Culture is proud to present the 13th edition of Winter Jamboree – a programme of exclusive workshops, special international guests, and unmissable parties to see you through the winter months!

In anticipation of the 20th edition of the “Hottest Rockin’ Holiday on Earth” scheduled from 31 July to 11 August 2019, we have 9 red hot events lined up at the Rotonda a mare, Senigallia, to see you through to next spring, including a spectacular New Year’s Eve Party on 31 December!

It all starts this Saturday 13 October when Winter Jamboree will host a special “Open House” event with free dance workshops, followed by a Record Hop in the evening with guest DJ Vintage Rob (UK).

Then on Saturday 10 November the winter programme continues with Balboa workshops by Swedish dancer (and DJ for the evening) Madelin Ahnlund (SWE).

Sold-out for the past three years, get your tickets early for the return of the NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY on Monday 31 December 2018, featuring 5 international top DJs including Blip Blop (DE), and Shuffle Deluxe (CH), who will be joined on the decks alongside Madame Dynamite, Graffiti Ol’Woogies and Mickey Melodies.

On Saturday 26 January brother-sister-boogie-woogie duo Tove & Rasmus Holmqvist (SWE) will arrive in Senigallia with their infectious smiles and joyful dancing. That same evening, the Rotonda will guest one of the most famous DJs in Paris – Turky (FR).

On Saturday 23 February DJ Swingy the Kid (DE) will bring his refined selection of swing, rhythm’n’blues, jumpin’ jive, boogie woogie and rock’n’roll records.

On Saturday 23 March prepare to go hopping mad for two exclusive Collegiate Shag workshops with the founding members of the Barcelona Shag Society, Sandy (USA) and Martí (ESP). And there will be no let-up in the evening as DJ Flo Honolulu (FR) (otherwise known as Florence Habert), headlines the first Record Hop of the spring!

Another date for your diary is the weekend of Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April with the arrival of swinging all-stars Sondre Olsen-Bye (Norway) and Tanya Georgiievska (Ukraine). Professionals and award winners in both Boogie Woogie and Lindy Hop, they have won no end of competitions and cups and currently hold the title of world champions. To make the most of their visit to Senigallia, two days of workshops have been scheduled, alongside a Record Hop to remember with a fresh young talent from the international rockabilly scene – DJ Carrie Hope (UK).

And that’s not all!! Keep posted as we reveal the names of the special guests for Saturday 25 May that will conclude this super edition of the Winter Jamboree dedicated to the music, dance and  culture of 30s, 40s & 50s America. Sponsored by Birra Forst and Abbondio Drinks since 1889.

Winter Jamboree evening social dances are ticketed at €14 (except for the opening event on 13 October which is the special price of €12).

The Rotonda a Mare has a maximum capacity of 420 people.

Tickets are available directly from the Rotonda a Mare on the day of the event from 21.30, or available to buy in advance online from

Winter Jamboree dance workshops are also ticketed.

1 Workshop of your choice + admission to the evening social €30

Register for workshops directly at the Rotonda a mare on the day of the workshop, shortly before the start of the lessons.

For more information:  – 348.4240305