Sunlight Party 2017 (March 31 – April 2)

Line of Sweden & Xquisit Events present the Sunlight Party!  (Svensk version här)
Scandic Gävle Väst   Please note our venue change! We are moving!

Welcome to a full fun-filled weekend with some of the top choreographers/instructors in the world! Gävle is located about 1,5 hours north of Stockholm and thanks to great connections it’s really easy to get to from anywhere in the world. If you ever wanted to visit Sweden for a linedance event, this is your chance!

The event tickets have everything you need included; dancing, accomodation, breakfasts, lunches, dinners, Wi-Fi, pool, gym etc. We will also provide information about the surroundings if you’d like to bring a non-dancing friend or if you consider to stay some extra nights (at a dicounted price, of course)! More info on the hotel available at the hotel website.

The 2017 edition of this event will be upgraded on some major points:
* Aimed towards more levels of dancers, from Improver to Advanced
* We’ve got 2 dance floors
* We now have 4 instructors
* We now have 3 DJs


Darren Bailey

Darren Bailey


Fred Whitehouse

Fred Whitehouse


Jessica Boström

Jessica Boström

Klara Wallman

Klara Wallman

Darren Bailey has choreographed dances like Fujiyama Mama, Voodoo and Samba Huh. Fred Whitehouse have made dances like Off the Chain, Carry You Home and Thankful. Together they have made Witness, Trespassing and Just Be.

We’d also like to feature some of our Swedish choreographers and have invited Klara Wallman and Jessica Boström. Some of Klara’s dances are Down to the River, Thinking Out Loud and This. Some of Jessica’s gems are Ta Mig Tillbaka (Take Me Back), Rainbow and One of us is stronger.

We will of course be using the DJ Feed event information system throughout the weekend.

Scandic is a nation wide hotel chain with good standard.
Single  One bed 90 cm
Double  160 cm queen bed
Twin    Two 90 cm beds
Triple  One queen bed 160 cm, and two wall mounted beds (bunk bed style)
Quad    One queen bed 160 cm, and two wall mounted beds (bunk bed style, same room as above)

The pricing is located on the booking form, available here (Microsoft Excel) or here (PDF). If you have any trouble opening it, please contact Monika Nilsson ( or +46 70 4122694).

When booked, you will recieve a confirmation along with payment information for the booking fee. This payment is to secure your booking. It will deducted from the total which is due by January 31st.

Please note: You can not book this via the hotel. You need to book with us. Sorry for any inconvenience.

All info about the event will be published here and on the Facebook event page. You will not want to miss out!

Your hosts for the weekend

Monica Nilsson

Monica Nilsson
Bookings & special needs coordinator


Johan Svensson

Johan Svensson
Promotion & Shuttle manager


Marcus Lindfors

Marcus Lindfors
DJ & Ballroom coordinator

We are very eager to see you on the dance floor! Counting down to Sunlight Party 2017!

Travel info

Traveling to Gävle is easy. You fly to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) and then you connect with a northbound train. You don’t even have to leave the airport since train station is located underground below the airport. The train ride is about 1,5 hours and cost about 35 £.

Information about Swedish trains can be found on When you get to the Gävle train station, we will run a shuttle service to the hotel. Just let us know your estimated time of arrival well ahead. We can drop you off there after the event as well.

 We will be glad to help you with your train bookings or questions of any kind. Just send an e-mail to Johan will help you out with any questions regarding travels. Use the same e-mail to request shuttle service.

Suggestion: Arlanda is located just north of our beautiful capitol Stockholm, why not extend your visit for a few days? Lots to see and do in Stockholm too! More information on

 In Sweden you shouldn’t have any problems getting by speaking English. Almost everyone here will understand you.