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Ten Years of Professional Dancing in WDSF

On the occasion of the 2017 PD World Standard in Prague, CZE, the community took a look back at the first ten years of WDSF PD and its predecessor organisation, celebrating together with some of the biggest names in dance.

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Prague, CZE - 16 September

PD World Champions Standard

Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler, GER, won their second world title as professionals. First and second runners-up were Donatas Vezelis - Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU, and Bjorn Bisch - Ashli Williamson, DEN, respectively.

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Dmitry Zharkov - Olga Kulikova, RUS © Roland

Don't Miss This!

History was made at the 2017 World Standard in Chengdu, CHN. Russians Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova equalled the three titles of four legendary couples. Germans Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol moved on to the PD.

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The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

Double The Honours

Four years ago, Vice-President James "Jim" Fraser was awarded the "Caring Canadian" in recognition of his services to non-profit organisations tied to DanceSport. Now he is honoured with the "Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers."

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Happy Moments in Lesotho © Bartunek

Lesotho | Two Years Later

Eva Bartunkova and Petr Bartunek report on another visit to Lesotho which served to promote DanceSport on the "Dark Continent." Couples from Estonia, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland danced in the first WDSF Lesotho Open. 

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Slovak Open Championships © SOCH

Live from Bratislava, SVK

Live streams will be available on the 2017 European Youth Standard - today, 8 September - and the 2017 World Junior II Standard - tomorrow, 9 September. Both are held in Brtaislava as part of the Slovak Open Championship. Enjoy! 

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Chengdu, CHN - 25 September © Roland

Chengdu, CHN | Next Stop

Three World Championships in Adult are scheduled over the next weekend: the 2017 Showdance Latin and Standard on Saturday, the Standard on Sunday. Chengdu will once more be the formidable host city. Red carpet included!

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