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  • Almost There!

    The Opening Ceremony of The World Games 2017 is only hours away. And with seven days to go until the DanceSport athletes and officials go into action next Thursday, WDSF circulates a second Bulletin with in-depth information.  

    20/07/2017 read more ...
  • Calling on National Member Bodies

    WDSF is reaching out to the National Member Bodies to involve them in rallying last-minute submissions to "Breaking for Gold," the Stage One qualifying process for the YOG that will remain open for another twelve days. 

    19/07/2017 read more ...
  • The Entries

    The entries as of yesterday: very close to 200 breakers have uploaded their videos to breakingforgold.com, another 120 have made #IAmBreakingForGold submissions through Instagram predominantly. But only very few b-girls so far!

    18/07/2017 read more ...
  • 14 Days And Counting ... Down

    The deadline for "Breaking for Gold" Stage One qualifying is rapidly approaching. Videos which are submitted after 31 July 2017 (end of the UTC) cannot be considered. Don't wait for the last moment, upload now! NOW!

    17/07/2017 read more ...
  • 2017 GrandSlam Latin Hong Kong VOD

    As punctual as always and again right on time for the weekend: the Vimeo on Demand programme on the 2017 GrandSlam Latin Hong Kong is released. US$ 3.75 will let you watch well over two hours of top-level dancing for 3 months.

    14/07/2017 read more ...
  • Russia Returns

    The "All Russian Federation of DanceSport and Acrobatic Rock 'n' Roll" is the new Member Body of the World DanceSport Federation - provsionally and for the term of one year - 13 months after the expulsion of its predecessor RDSU.

    14/07/2017 read more ...
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Let The Games Begin 07/02/2014

Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony It is not much, really, but a few more details on tonight's Opening Ceremony can be found in onlie articles today ... and on twitter!

"It’s hard to say exactly what’s hiding behind the Iron Curtain, Alex Fitzpatrick writes for TIME magazine. "There was a fireworks test this week, so we can safely expect some Putin-approved pyrotechnics." 

Read more: Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony: How to Watch | TIME.com

"Andrei Boltenko, a Moscow director who runs an eponymous entertainment production group that specializes in TV events, is the guy in charge of producing the ceremony itself," writes  Kelsey Campbell - Dollaghan for GIZMODO. Adding that "even Putin, apparently, has been showing up for rehearsals."

Read more: 
A Guide to the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony Insanity

The New York Times looks at the more cultural aspects of the ceremony, headlining "Olympics Spotlight for Russia’s Musical Profile." Read more here!

The picture above was tweeted with the following text: "Scary neo-Soviet gloom for opening ceremonies in Sochi?"