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  • Chairman of the Sports Commission

    Michael Eichert is voted unanimously to the position of Chairman of the  Sports Commission by the WDSF Presidium. After serving as a member of the commission for a decade already, he assumes his new role well prepared.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • New WDSF Sports Director

    Tommy Shaughnessy is elected to the position of Sports Director by his colleagues on the WDSF Presidium. He will perform the duties as an employee of DanceSport's world governing body. The elected position remains vacant until the 2017 AGM.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Marco Sietas: Resignation

    The resignation of Marco Sietas, who had held the positions of Sports Director, Chairman of the Sports and of the Membership Commissions, among others, over the past years, of all of his offices with WDSF is accepted by the Presidium.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Europe Meets World

    The President and Vice-President of DanceSport Europe, Luis VaƱo and Heidi Estler, respectively, present their continental organisation together with a concept to fund its operations to the members of the WDSF Presidium in Barcelona.

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  • Giving It Another Spin

    The IOC Communications Department publishes another article on DanceSport in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: five things you need to know about the B-Boying and B-Girling taking the stage in Argentina in October of next year.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
  • News From Barcelona

    14 members of the World DanceSport Federation Presidium are currently in Barcelona, ESP, for their first meeting of the year. Over the next three days, the body that is entrusted with governing DanceSport between the Annual General Meetings will do just that.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
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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." 

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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.