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Showcase by Nikki Santilli & her Vintage Jazz Dancers

Sunday 19 October, 5-8pm, Great Hall, Hellenic Centre

Live performance by Diminuita at 6pm (
Pre-concert dance lesson by Nikki Santilli at 5pm (

Come and swing to the rhythms of gypsy jazz! The Hellenic Centre presents DIMINUITA, a Swing Trio from the orchestral gypsy jazz scene, for an amazing live performance.

What is more, if you want, you can let yourselves be swept off your chairs and onto the dance floor, with one of London’s most promising swing instructors, Nikki Santilli and her team, showing you the way! For those of you who want to enjoy the swing experience to the full, there will be a beginners swing class before the performance. Cash bar available with wine and beer to further lift your spirits – don’t miss this chance.
5-6pm: Swing Dance Class for beginners by Nikki Santilli (for those attending the concert, there will be an offer of £5 to attend the dance class).
6-8pm: Live the Swing with Diminuita

(Giorgos Papadogiannis, lead guitar; Effie Saranti, rhythm guitar; Kostas Patsiotis, double bass) have been performing since 2007 in Greece and abroad. They are a part of the orchestral gypsy jazz scene, with their tunes alluding to Reinhardt, Grappelli and other composers of that era. Diminuita’s video:

Tickets £12, £8 for Hellenic Centre Members (£5 extra for the dance class – please RSVP when booking for the concert).

Bookings at or on 020 7487 5060.

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