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  • 2017 European Standard

    The Vimeo on Demand programme covering the semi-final and final of the 2017 European DanceSport Championship Standard has been released. A look back at the event that was danced on 19 May in Olomouc, CZE. US$ 3.75!

    26/05/2017 read more ...
  • From The Land Of The Thunder Dragon

    We got our first submission to "Breaking for Gold" from the Himalayan country of Bhutan. B-Boy D-soul tells us, there will be quite a few more coming. Breaking is getting very popular in the "Land of the Thunder Dragon," he says.

    26/05/2017 read more ...
  • 500 Days To Go

    On 24 May 2017, the countdown to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games passed the mark of minus 500 days. Interviews with the key people behind the organisation of the 2018 YOG confirm: preparations are on track.

    26/05/2017 read more ...
  • Breaking at the Camp

    The Friendship Camp, which is organised by the WDSF Athletes' Commission in the Netherlands this July, is all about dance! Virtually any dance! The line-up of teachers and lecturers will also include a name for Hip Hop and Breaking. 

    25/05/2017 read more ...
  • DanceSport | University Sport

    The decision of the International University Sports Federation to grant DanceSport recognition makes it eligible (as an optional sport) for the programme of the Universiade. Many top-level dancers are also university students. Great!

    23/05/2017 read more ...
  • A Matter Of Principle

    Every National Olympic Committee is aware of the general "Qualification System Principles" upon which the sport-specific system is based. They are: universality, performance, host country representation and gender equality. 

    22/05/2017 read more ...
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One Year On 13/03/2012

One Year On

We never forget! The power of DanceSport!

We will never ever forget the day of the 11th of March. Our hometown and our beautiful land were devastated. Our families and friends were broken up at that moment.

No light, no bonfire, we were just trembling for fear and cold.

In the midst of struggling with the days of hardship, maybe it was a day under the late summer sunlight and the joy of dancing that flashed across our minds.

One year has passed since we had the earthquake and tsunami, we have taken one step, then another, always praying for a better life.

Now we can say our people in the Tohku Region are getting better.

 Junior Dancers of northeastern Japan

In the Opening to Sunday's GrandSlam, some of the young dancers read out these lines before they took to the floor and danced in what was the most moving moment of the day. One year on!

The Japan Red Cross Society has extended the donation period through 30 September 2012!

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