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  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    After Minsk, BLR, renounced from hosting the 2016 World Formation Standard, Pecs, HUN, stepped up to the plate and saved the day for the 13 formations that had put in practice for months. First place goes to Russia, second to Germany!

    05/12/2016 read more ...
  • Another Farewell To Champions

    Andrey Zaytsev and Anna Kuzminskay, RUS, win their second consecutive title as World Champions in Professional Division Latin in front of their home crowd in Moscow ... and immediately announce their retirement from competition.

    05/12/2016 read more ...
  • Live From ...

    A live stream covering the 2016 WDSF PD World Latin in Moscow, RUS, should become available soon. We're waiting for the embedding code to be sent. Our colleague Helmut Roland is in Pecs, HUN, to report form the World Formation Standard.

    04/12/2016 read more ...
  • Today's Release: 2016 World Ten Dance

    The close to two hours of coverage on the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Ten Dance held in Vienna, AUT, on 19 November are now available as a Vimeo on Demand programme: US$ 3.75 for 3-month streaming!

    02/12/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 PD World Showdance Latin

    Another PD World Showdance Championship was held on the last day of the Austrian Open in Vienna. This year it was Latin! The performances in the final were all recorded by broadcaster ORF and are made available here as a free Vimeo programme.

    01/12/2016 read more ...
  • Peter Maxwell | Honorary Advisor

    DanceSport legend Peter Maxwell is appointed Honorary Advisor to the newly formed Adjudicators' Commission. His vast experience in the fields of dance and adjudication will be a tremendous asset to the work of the commission.

    30/11/2016 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.