The entire Russian DanceSport community mourns the passing of Yury Simonov on 23 June. Together with Olga Mikhailovna he had formed one of the first couples representing the USSR that excelled in international competition.30/06/2016 read more ...
After they won the 2015 World Ten Dance in Chengdu, CHN, and their second consecutive world title, Miha Vodicar and Nadiya Bychkova sort of faded away, without making an official statement about ending their career.29/06/2016 read more ...
The Botswana DanceSport Association holds the Ghetto DanceSport Fedtival, bringing together dancers of all ages and in four dance styles: Latin, Standard, House and Hip Hop. More than 15 clubs entered.28/06/2016 read more ...
DanceSport Europe held its General Meeting concurrently with that of WDSF in Rome, ITA. Vice-President Heidi Estler had to assume the chair after President Luis Vaño was unable to travel.27/06/2016 read more ...
Chengdu, CHN, has been a perennial and generous host to top DanceSport events for quite some time. With the 2016 World Championships in Latin as well as Showdance Latin and Standard the city ups the stakes to record levels.23/06/2016 read more ...
The 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation that was scheduled to be held in Minks, BLR, on 17 December has been cancelled by the Belarus DanceSport Alliance for financial reasons.22/06/2016 read more ...
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World DanceSport Federation is less than a week away. On Sunday 15 June, delegates representing 54 National Member Bodies plus 3 Associate Members will gather in one of the many halls of the Romanian Parliament building to discuss and decide on WDSF policy.
It is most unlikely that DanceSport's leaders will ever get to hold their meeting in a more imposing setting, as the 'People's House' is the second biggest building in the world - behind the Pentagon. WDSF Presidium member Vasile Gliga, who is a member of the Romanian Parliament, made it possible for the federation to count on the distinguished venue for the 2014 AGM.
The schedule for 14 and 15 June is as follows.
09:00 – 12:30 WDSF PD AGM
13:30 - 14:15 2020 VISION presented by Jean-Laurent Bourquin
14:15 - 14:30 IPC Presentation
14:30 - 14:45 WRRC Presentation
14:45 – 15:00 UDO Presentation
15:00 - 15:20 Break
15:20 - 16:30 2013 World DanceSport Games - do your dance - official film
16:30 - 18:00 Open Discussion
10:00 – 17:00 WDSF AGM 2014