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 ...
Live streams will be available on the 2017 European Youth Standard - today, 8 September - and the 2017 World Junior II Standard - tomorrow, 9 September. Both are held in Brtaislava as part of the Slovak Open Championship. Enjoy!08/09/2017 read more ...
The traditional annual competition took place last weekend in Warsaw. This time in the brandnew Hilton Hotel Warsaw, which provided very good conditions for the couples and officials.
The organizers, Mr. Marek Chojnacki and his team, together with the dance club CONTRA and their sponsor CIN&CIN took all efforts to create a rather elegant atmosphere.
The main events were the IDSF International Open Standard, IDSF Open Latin and IDSF Sen I Standard.
64 couples out of 14 nations entered the Standard competitions The very clear winners Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Köhler/GER gave a very good performance, very much applauded by the audience. Marat Gimaev and Alina Bassiuk/ RUS finished in 2nd position. This couple improved a lot, great musicality and softness. Everybody could realize, this couple enjoys dancing, fabulous to watch.
3rd Federico Di Toro and Genny Favero/ITA
4th Andrzej Sadecki and Karina Nawrot /POL
5th Salvatore Todaro and Violeta Yaneva/BUL
6th Lukaz Tomczak and Aleksandra Jurczak/POL
IDSF Latin : 51 couples
1st Valentin Voronov and Alina Imrekova/RUS
2nd Jevgenijs Suvorovs and Andrea Zelinkova/LAT
3rd Roman Kovgan and Marina Sergeeva/RUS
4th Rihards Eglitis and Anna Plaseczna/POL
5th Konstanty Kolesinski and Agata Koziol/ POL
6th Dmitriy Svettichnyy and Darya Shelestova/RUS