Dancing is about to start in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, where the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are currently in full swing. The eleven (!) medal events in DanceSport will be held on 25 and 26 September.21/09/2017 read more ...
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.17/09/2017 read more ...
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.17/09/2017 read more ...
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.15/09/2017 read more ...
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."15/09/2017 read more ...
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.08/09/2017 read more ...
At the Annual General Meeting of the International DanceSport Federation held in Vienna, AUT, on 12 and 13 June 2010, a new Presidium was elected for the period 2010 – 2013.
The re-elected President, Carlos Freitag, thanked two Presidium Members who opted to step down – Sports Director Heinz Spaeker and Member Petr Odstrcil – for the outstanding services rendered to IDSF over many years. He expressed
his conviction that both will continue to contribute to the development of DanceSport in the future as well. Heinz Spaeker as IDSF Chairman and Adjudicator and Petr Odstrcil as Director of the IDSF Academy and the IDSF Registration and Licensing System.
President: Carlos Freitag, Spain
1st Vice President: Lukas Hinder, Switzerland
General Secretary: Shawn Tay, Singapore
Treasurer: Tony Tilenni, Australia
Sports Director: Marco Sietas, Spain
2nd Vice President: Natasa Ambroz, Slovenia
Ordinary Member: Pavel Dorokhov, Russia
Ordinary Member: Michael Eichert, Germany
Ordinary Member: Jim Fraser, Canada
Ordinary Member: Feruccio Galvagno, Italy
Ordinary Member: Heidi Götz, Austria
Ordinary Member: Keiji Ukai, Japan