Show recent news

Latest News

  • Back With More

    It takes us five days to edit one 90-minute highlight programme of a GrandSlam or Championship. You are asking why that long? Beacuse we put diligence, creativity and heartblood into these productions. They show it ...

    24/03/2017 read more ...
  • A Mixed Gender Sport: Really?

    The World DanceSport Federation takes a long and self-critical look at itself, asking, "If we are a mixed gender sport by default, why doesn't it show when it comes the our panels of adjudicators, our commissions or the Presidium?" 

    17/03/2017 read more ...
  • It's Out!

    The Latin Edition of My Very Best 2016, the compilation of the best dances performed by the best couples last year, is available from our Vimeo on Demand platform. MVB 2016 is a "keeper" -  watch it forever or download!

    17/03/2017 read more ...
  • 2017 Tokyo Open

    This year's edition of the Tokyo Open brought much innovation to the packed Metropolitan Gymnasium in the Japanese capital. A new version of the WDSF Judging System was used for the first time - and B-Boys delighted the public.

    13/03/2017 read more ...
  • MVB 2016 | Latin Edition

    The Latin Edition of My Very Best 2016 will get released next Friday, 17 March, just prior to the GrandSlam Helsinki, when some of the protagonists in this spectacular "best of" compilation will take to the floor for the first time this year.

    11/03/2017 read more ...
  • Breaking News

    The Olympic Channel has taken up on a video news  release that the World DanceSport Federation produced on the recent Battle Pro event in Toulouse, FRA, and has made it into "Breaking Good," featuring B-Boys/Girls of all ages.

    10/03/2017 read more ...
Archives

October 2012 19/12/2012

2012 World Youth Ten Dance © Roland

Dance Accord 2012 was the new and trendy name for the Russian Open DanceSport Championships that were held once more at the Moscow Crocus Expo over a period of seven days.

Thousands of dancers from all over the world competed in 24 different events for all age groups. The WDSF Communications team reported extensively on the World Youth Ten Dance and the penultimate regular leg of the GrandSlam Standard Series. Here ...

Prior to Dance Accord, the WDSF PD European Championships Latin and Standard were held in Velenje. The Slovenian mining city is partner with nearby Maribor as the European Capital of Culture for the year 2012. And the championships for the professionals were staged as an official "Capital of Culture" event. Here ...

"Dance reflects the slogan and the symbolism of the European Capital of Culture 2012 well: TURNING POINTS," said Dr Suzana Zilic Fiser, the General Director of the Capital of Culture 2012. "Dance expresses our slogan in the best possible way by turning our thoughts and feelings towards the better understanding of our 'here and now'. And through this perception of the world, the top performers can show us the way to our better tomorrow." 

tLtzs64iUOE|Paolo Bosco - Joanne Clifton, ITA

Taipei Open, TPE Several other events, such as the Taipei Open in Taiwan and the Chisinau Open in Moldova, were also streamed to this website - and from here to YOU - during October. WDSF salutes the efforts by these organisers to bring their events to a worldwide audience of DanceSport enthusiasts and commits to provide them with active support in their endeavour.