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  • Writer's pictureOlivia Fortunato

Lindy Hop Values – a #FrankieMonth initiative

Like Frankie Manning himself, we value:

  1. Having fun dancing the Lindy hop

  2. Historic authenticity in Lindy hop dancing and music

  3. Improvisation and continued innovation

  4. Close relationship between the music and the dance

  5. Maintaining a true community among dancers

  6. Mutual respect and cooperation

  7. Inclusivity (diverse backgrounds: geographic, ethnic, socio-economic, age, ability, LGBTQ, gender roles, etc.)

  8. Outreach and welcome to newcomers

  9. Excellence, which can be encouraged through friendly competition

Translations

**Would you like to translate these values into another language? Contact mandi@frankiemanningfoundation.org to coordinate.**

Thank you to the following people who have been helping with translations and graphics:

Pascale Rousseau Brielle McClain Mavrigiannaki Angeliki Glorianna Vaschetto Denitsa Krusteva Elodie Baerlocher Elena – Swing On Vigo Annika Swingmaniacs Vasiliki Doudoulaki Glorianna Vaschetto “Yoonhyuk Lee & Yoonho Kwak Kirsten Mower” Karin Gadziala Bia Cambraia Pavel Loginov Janci B-Swing “Rossana Tamiello Jorge Cuadri” Sandra Holmqvist Hazal Aygül 李信志 Shin Chih Lee Ricardo Ferraro Minna Helminen Younes M al-Samman Hussam Jarayseh Mina Novakova Mavrigiannaki Angeliki Pep & Emi Espígol Polina Gordienko Dubravka – Swin’n’ Roll Natalia Azyoma Nhat Do Begoña, Mireia and Sandy Huong Thang Thuy Uong ” “”Swing’n’Roll”” Dubravka Zamac Jelena Vasic ” Mertcan Mert / Murat Badur Saigon Swing Cats Khanh Huong 山田浩之 Hiro Yamada 松本さつき Satsuki Matsumoto 大西たか子 Takako Onishi Ming Pang

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