Since 2003, the Tot-Claqué Association has begun organizing activities in Barcelona to celebrate International Claqué Day, including the “Claqué al Carrer”, an activity that is still held every year since 2004, where schools, students, Teachers, specialized stores in this style of dance and lovers of the tap, to celebrate this day, the day when the dancer Bill “Bojangles” Robinson was born (May 25, 1878)
This year 2022, to celebrate the international Tap Dance day, we are once again holding the festival in persona! This year’s events have been as follows:
Claqué al carrer – Quan? Diumenge 22 de maig a les 11h – On? Al parc de la Pegasso
Gala de companyies emergents – Quan? Dijous 26 de maig de 19 a 20h – On? Al Golem’s Teatre
Tap jam – When? Friday, May 27, from 7 to 8:30pm – Where? At Golem’s Teatre
Gala de solistes – Quan? Dissabte 28 de maig de 19 a 20h – On? Al Golem’s Teatre
Dance battle – Quan? Diumenge 29 de maig de 17 a 21h – On? Al Golem’s Teatre
Workshop with Lucas Tadeo This year, Lucas comes from Madrid to teach us an original coreography! – When? Saturday, May 28, from 10am to 1pm, beginners-intermediate. Sunday, May 29, from 10am to 1pm, intermediate-advance – Where? At Luthier dansa
This is your festival, and it is possible thanks to the tireless enthusiasm of many people who orbit around and inside the world of tap dancing. Do you want to put your grain of sand in it? All you have to do is come to the events and, if you want, you can become a member of the Associació. You can send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the people who make this festival possible: teachers, students, volunteers, sponsors (Rubén Sánchez Dancewear, Casimiro Danza and Do you bailas?) and Barcelona city council.
Happy International Tap Dance day!