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    WDSF will roll out its NEW DanceSport Total streaming platform on Friday 16 February. The next day it will inaugurate it with a LIVE stream from the Tivoli Congress Centre in Copenhagen and the 2018 European Standard!

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  • Last Call

    #voteJacekandAnna one more time today! While they won't be able to move up in the poll for the "Athlete of The Year 2017" award, they are still on track for first in "Team of the Year." Like Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus 2016!

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  • Watch This, Aleksey!

    Tyumen Time, the broadcaster producing the live signal on the 2018 Tyumen Open again today, received the one-hour programme which NDR and WDSF had made of the 2017 World STD Formation ... Watch it until the LIVE starts!

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  • Live From Tyumen

    "Tyumen" is the resounding name of a city in Siberia and - if complemented by the affix "Vera" - of a highly successful Latin or Standard formation team. Since 2017, it refers to a quality live stream courtesy of Tyumen Time too.

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GOC Beyond Competition 17/08/2011

Viennese Waltz Workshop

The German Open Championships in Stuttgart are arguably the biggest competitive event in international DanceSport. 5,000 entries in this year's contests make an impressive statement in that respect.

But the GOC is more than just a match of technique and skills, of artistry and athleticism on the parquet. It is also the perfect setting for teaching, learning and generally interacting with the aim to develop the sport and the participants' proficiency further.

Even prior to the start of the GOC, WDSF Chairmen met for their traditional Congress on Monday 15 August. After the congress, 100 people attended the WDSF Academy workshop on the development of the Viennese Waltz. The lecturers Luca Vusoletti and Tjasa Vulich made a very convincing case in favour of open choreographies for the dance ... 

 

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