Show recent news

Latest News

  • Another Blog Coming Up

    The next will be a busy weekend too, with World Championships around the world: the World Youth Breaking in Kawasaki, JPN, World U-21 STD in Tbilisi, GEO, World SEN II and III STD in Olomouc, CZE, Boogie Woogie in Moscow, RUS.

    17/05/2018 read more ...
  • Calling on 58 B-Boys And 29 B-Girls

    With the 2018 World Youth Breaking around the corner, WDSF calls on all the qualified participants to fill in a short questionnaire. Answers to a few simple questions will help the media to tell their story on the 87 dancers in Japan.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
  • Vimeo On Demand

    The Vimeo on Demand programme with extensive coverage on the recent 2018 European Latin in Debrecen, HUN, will become available from Friday 18 May. Pre-order now: 3.75 US$ for a six-month streaming period.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
  • Wow, What A Weekend

    The next few days, from Friday 11 through Sunday 13 May, will be packed with great DanceSport coming your way. Tomorrow it's the pre-screening of another documentary, Saturday the European LAT and Sunday the European Cup STD.

    10/05/2018 read more ...
  • Back On Air In America

    After it successfully did so in 2016, American Public Television distributes the 6-part "World DanceSport GrandSlam Series" to public broadcasting stations across the USA. The first episode was fed on 7 May. There are five more to go! 

    08/05/2018 read more ...
  • Still More To Come

    Coverage on the 2018 PD World Latin is about to reach record levels. As for the PD events in Chelyabinsk, RUS, WDSF had dispatched Helmut Roland to produce real-time coverage. Multi-camera VOD coverage is still to come.

    07/05/2018 read more ...
Archives

Open Queen Masenate Dancesport Championshi 07/07/2008

LEDASA OPENS HER MAJESTY’S BIRTHDAY DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE WORLD


Avatar In February 2004, the Lesotho DanceSport Association (LEDASA) Executive Committee approached Her Majesty to be its Life Patron to assist it in its endeavour to promote DanceSport in the country.  Her Majesty graciously accepted the request.  LEDASA felt very grateful that its request was granted, and therefore resolved to honour Her Majesty annually by celebrating Her Majesty’s birthday through a competition called “The Queen’s Birthday DanceSport Championship”. 

This year, the competition is going to be different as it has been opened to other countries, hence the new title of the competition; ”The 1st Open Queen ’Masenate Dancesport Championship”.  Athletes from Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa will be competing at the competition.  The event was held at the Lehakoe Sports Hall on Saturday 7th June 2008 from 12.00 noon to 11.00 p.m.  The competition was to feature both the Standard (WALTZ, TANGO, SLOW FOXTROT, VINNESE WALTZ and QUICK STEP) and Latin (SAMBA, CHA-CHA, RUMBA, PASO DOBLE and THE LEGERNDARY JIVE) categories.  The competition bears no age restriction.  The highlight of the event was the Grant Prix section (Ten Dance, which is the two categories combined), whereby the recipient of the title will be determined.  Her Majesty was there to witness our athletes defend the title to remain here at home, and not to leave the country.

Invited special guests include the Honourable Minister of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation, the Government Secretary, President of the Lesotho Sport and Recreation Commission (LSRC) and President of the Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) Media Houses in general. The 1st Open Queen ‘Masenate DanceSport Championship was proudly sponsored by the Lesotho Government, through LSRC, Mountain Textile Screen (MTS) Printers, Global Conferences and Seminars (GCS), Epic Printers ,ANT Trading and Pioneer Auto Services.