Show recent news

Latest News

  • Exposure In The USA

    A six-part televsion series that WDSF produced on the 2015 GrandSlam will air on public broadcasting stations throughout the USA starting from 6 September. The joint venture between American Public Televsion, USA Dance and WDSF secures exposure for the WDSF brand DanceSport.

    24/08/2016 read more ...
  • Rock 'n' Roll's World Conquest 

    The World Rock 'n' Roll Confederation, an Associate Member of WDSF, reports visually on the drive to increase worldwide participation in its disciplines. It presents spectacular results on the Acrobatic Rock 'n' Roll Expansion Project in countries on all five continents.  

    23/08/2016 read more ...
  • 2017 GrandSlam Helsinki Dates

    WDSF Sports Director Marco Sietas circulated a message to all National Member Bodies today, advising them that the dates for the first leg of the 2017 GrandSlam Series in Helsinki have been changed to 18 and 19 March.

    23/08/2016 read more ...
  • The Games Changer

    The 2016 Olympics have concluded and the principal stakeholders are in the process of making their post-games evaluations. There will be consensus on one matter: the consumption of coverage continues to shift away from normal TV.

    22/08/2016 read more ...
  • The GrandSlam Stuttgart On Vimeo

    The first of the two Vimeo programmes produced on the devisive stages on the GrandSlam Stuttgart has been released. Nearly three hours of coverage tell the full story on the competition in Latin. The Standard follows on Friday!

    22/08/2016 read more ...
  • All Eyes on Stuttgart

    We are one week away from the decisive stages of the 2016 GrandSlam Latin Stuttgart taking place at the Beethoven Hall. Even less from the two Super GrandPrix events! Don't miss a thing with the "Live from Stuttgart" blog!

    05/08/2016 read more ...
Archives

DanceSport in Southern Africa: Lesotho Is Next Stop 16/12/2011

LEDASA We have reported earlier on Swaziland DanceSport Association (SWADANSA) public relation officer Sammy Msibi's efforts to promote the sport and SWADANSA to his fellow countrymen.

Speaking to his favourite print outlet, the Swazi Observer, Sammy predicts that Swaziland dancers "will be demonstrating their talent abroad and I promise you they are on fire" at the First Lesotho DanceSport Challenge.

"I have seen them during their practice sessions and am very much sure that they will be at their best in Lesotho,” he said with confidence.

“Our dancers are expected to uplift their standards. Trainers including our acting president Mhleli Dlamini and Ncamiso Dlamini have been busy working with the dancers and have confirmed that as always they will return home with gold and silver medals. Actually, they have promised that bronze will be the last thing on their minds,” he said.

Not even three months ago, Lesotho’s dance team travelled to the Magolide DanceSport Championships in Swaziland. They were held on September 23 and saw the hosts battling it out with Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe ... and Lesotho.

Lesotho DanceSport Association (LEDASA) public relations officer Teboho Rakhomo, told the Sunday Express at the time that “last year we came third out of six countries that participated but this year we are looking to not only to move up a notch, but to bring the home title”.

"We are ready to work magic in Swaziland," Rakhomo said. And he turned out to be right.

What else could be more appropriately labelled as freedom to dance than the thriving and fiercely competitive DanceSport scene in Southern Africa?

PX8-50ciJg0

 

And no, it didn't just happen ... Click here!