Show recent news

Latest News

  • No Visa, No World Gathering 

    We start our reporting about the World Latin and the two World Championships in Showdance with what are bad news indeed. Visa issuance has unfortunately been an issue for some who had planned to be in Chengdu, CHN, this weekend. 

    22/09/2016 read more ...
  • With A View To Chengdu

    Only a few more days until the 2016 World Latin and the two World Championships ShowDance get underway in Chengdu, CHN. The upcoming weekend, 24 and 25 September, will be taken up by three events that you are able to follow from the comfort of your home.

    20/09/2016 read more ...
  • I Am A Refugee

    We start into a week that will be concluded by two World Championships ShowDance with a look back at the winning performance in Saturday's WDSF PD European Latin ShowDance in Sibus, ROU: Kathrin Menzinger and Vadim Garbuzov, AUT, as "Refugees."

    19/09/2016 read more ...
  • A Long Time Coming

    If there ever was a project that fell behind the power curve, it must be this one: Standard and Latin versions of MY VERY BEST 2015 were supposed to be released on DVD in May. Nearly five months later we are proud to offer the two compilations through Vimeo on Demand.

    16/09/2016 read more ...
  • Across The USA

    The six-part "World DanceSport GrandSlam Series" that was produced by WDSF and USA Dance has started to air across the U.S. Public broadcasting stations in nearly all major markets show the programmes during primetime hours.

    16/09/2016 read more ...
  • The Perfect Ten

    Canadians Anton Belayev and Antoaneta Popova, who just started their rookie year as professionals, win all ten dances of the 2016 PD World Cup Ten Dance in Bratislava, SVK. Heidi Goetz reports about their exploit in the first PD competition.

    15/09/2016 read more ...
Archives

2014 GrandSlam Hong Kong 29/05/2014

David Riera, WDSF Communications The WDSF Communications team has arrived in Hong Kong, ready to start providing you with its trademark "nearly real-time" coverage on the two GrandSlams held here.

It starts out with the GrandSlam Latin on Saturday 31 May. 78 couples from 29 nations have entered. Of the top 25 in the WDSF World Ranking for Latin, 21 will dance here.

Participation in the GrandSlam Standard is equally impressive. 63 couples have entered; of the top 25 in Standard, 19 will dance.

The new venue of the GrandSlam Hong Kong is spectacular. The Queen Elizabeth Stadium seats approximately 3,500 in a DanceSport configuration, but all spectators are afforded stunning views of the action. Not only are they seated on steep rakns and in close proximity to the floor, they also have three giant video screens to choose from for their viewing pleasures.

The "Live from Hong Kong" blog is up and can be accessed here.