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    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. 

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  • 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 ...
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FIDS And CONI 21/03/2011

Italian Olympic Committee

The IDSF Presidium has been carefully monitoring recent developments in Italy following the appointment of a Special Administrator of the Italian IDSF Member 'Federazione Italiana Danza Sportiva' (FIDS) by the authority of the Italian Olympic Committee or 'Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano' (CONI) of 8 February 2011.

On 18 March, President Carlos Freitag circulates a letter to all IDSF Member Bodies, providing an update and exhaustive background on the situation that is affecting DanceSport in Italy. Aside from the executive summary provided by the IDSF Presidium, the message contains the original Resolution by CONI, in Italian, and a certified English translation.

Executive Summary - FIDS/CONI

CONI Resolution - English

Solidarity With Japan

IDSF urges all visitors to worlddancesport.org to express their solidarity and to donate to the relief efforts by the Japanese Red Cross Society (here).

JRCS