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  • No Visa, No World Gathering 

    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. 

    22/09/2016 read more ...
  • 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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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.