STATEMENT BY THE FRANKIE MANNING FOUNDATION CONCERNING WORLD LINDY HOP DAY 2015

World Lindy Hop Day was conceived by Sing Lim in her capacity as a member of the organizing team of Frankie 99 and 100, in the run-up to the Frankie 100 birthday celebration in New York and was celebrated for the first time on May 26, 2014 in Harlem, NY as part of the Frankie […]

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Support FMF with Frankie 100 Trading Cards!

“True Lindy Hoppers know their roots.” – Kevin St. Laurent Know your roots and help support the Frankie Manning Foundation! The Frankie 100 trading cards have been reissued as the Legends of Lindy Hop collection. Each card features an iconic picture and historical information on Frankie, Dawn, Norma, and fourteen additional dancers. The entire 22 card set […]

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The Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers Jacket!

By Voon Chew As the stage curtain draws back…. a sensational showstopper is revealed. In this case, we are not referring to a killer diller performance in a theater but that in the form of a varsity-style wool and leather jacket similar to the ones donned by the Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers troupe at the height […]

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Herrang and Other Camps 2015!

Spread the word that the Frankie Manning Foundation is accepting applications NOW for all scholarships for 2015. To apply, fill out this form now (even if you have done it before). We will make our decisions for Herrang AS SOON AS POSSIBLE — as soon as we hear from really good applicants.  Click here.    […]

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Frankie 100 Scholarships – Thank you!

 We would sincerely like to thank everyone for their donations towards the Frankie 100 Scholarships. We have now reached our goal, enabling 20 worthy candidates to attend Frankie 100 who would otherwise have been unable to be there. Thank you to following individuals who have made generous donations to the Frankie 100 Scholarship Fund: 1929 Studios […]

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