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  • Better Late Than Never

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  • 2016 World Formation Standard

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Live From Marseille, FRA 16/03/2011

2011 IDSF European DanceSport Championship Latin

Zoran Plohl – Tatsiana Lahvinovich CRO © Roland The next blog with nearly real-time coverage, this time on the 2011 IDSF European DanceSport Championship Latin, will be the first one hosted on You can expect each and every one of the features that you have grown accustomed to in our previous blogs (hosted on WordPress) to be available from here as well.

  • Videos of the different rounds
  • Interviews with couples and officials
  • Results throughout the competition
  • Expert commentaries on the performances

You will also be able to interact, to leave your comments, to forward individual posts to your social networks, etc.

IDSF Communications will be in Marseille, FRA, from Friday 25 March, providing you with background and pre-event information from the championship hotel. On 26 March a continuous feed from the venue - the 'Palais des Sports' - will go up here as soon as the competition gets underway.

Over the coming days, we post videos of the 2010 IDSF World Latin in New York in the blog roll, allowing you a first glance at some of the favourites lining up in Marseille to be the successors to Alexey Silde and Anna Firstova.

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

Solidarity With Japan