14 members of the World DanceSport Federation are currently in Barcelona, ESP, for their first meeting of the year. Over the next three days, the body that is entrusted with governing DanceSport between the Annual General Meetings will just that.21/01/2017 read more ...
The WDSF Headquarters will conduct an online survey among the 89 National Member Bodies in the near future. Students of the Lausanne-based Academy of Sports Science and Technology are also involved in the survey process.20/01/2017 read more ...
Jaak Vainomaa and Taina Savikurki, the 2016 World Champions Ten Dance, were nominated for the "Sports Personalities of the Year" award in Finland. Sports journalist put them on the ballot and the TV audience in fifth place.18/01/2017 read more ...
One of the highlights of 2017 will undoubtedly be The World Games that are held in Wroclaw, POL, from 20 to 30 July. For the fifth consecutive time, DanceSport will be among the 30+ sports that are contested. Four disciplines are featured!17/01/2017 read more ...
The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!16/01/2017 read more ...
The first "Live from blog ..." to get rolled out in 2017 is the one of the Helsinki leg of this year's GrandSlam Series. On 17 March 2017, two month from now, it all starts back up! Wouldn't it be nice to welcome our first "IWGA Athletes of the Year" to the floor on this occasion too?13/01/2017 read more ...
Bascharage, Luxembourg, 25th – 26th September 2010
The DanceSport Federation (DSFL) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2010 and 2011. The celebrations started with the DSFL 50th Anniversary Cup, which was held in Bascharage on September 25th and 26th 2010.
This exceptional DanceSport festival brought together more than 300 couples from about 30 countries, as well as 19 adjudicators from 15 countries. For the International Open competitions, 13 adjudicators from 13 countries officiated. Both days were directed by Chairman Daniele Tondon from Italy.
The highlight of the weekend was undoubtedly the festive Gala Evening on Saturday, with international high-level Shows by the German artists Rebecca and Dos Toledos. About 600 spectators came to participate in the Gala Evening.
On Saturday, the winners of the different competition were as follows:
IDSF Senior II Open Standard: Heinz-Josef Bickers / Aurelia Bickers (Germany)
IDSF International Open Standard: Benedetto Ferruggia / Claudia Köhler (Germany)
IDSF Senior I Open Latin: Gwenaël Lavigne / Stéphanie Godet (France)
IDSF Professional Division Open Latin: Guy Rosen / Anastasija Gorbachenko (Luxembourg)
On Sunday, the winners of the different competition were as follows:
IDSF Senior I Open Standard: Andrea Rigon/Barbara Remondini (Italy)
IDSF Senior III Open Standard: Luca D’Andrea / Regina Scerrato (Italy)
IDSF International Open Latin: Gabriele Pasquale Goffredo / Francesca Tocca (Italy)
IDSF Senior II Open Latin: Nikolay Orlov / Tatiana Nikolaeva (Russian Federation)
IDSF Professional Division Open Standard: Paolo Bosco / Silvia Pitton (Italy)
The DSFL will continue to celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2011 with two events that have never before taken place in Luxembourg: the World Championships IDSF Professional Division Latin, and the IDSF General Meeting.
The DSFL is looking forward to an exciting DanceSport year 2011!
The DSFL Presidium