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  • Better Late Than Never

    At long last, the WDSF Communications team releases the second of its "My Very Best 2015" programmes: the Latin Edition. To say that it is merely a compilation of the very best Latin dancing during 2015 doesn't do it justice! It's more: it shows you the human side of it all!

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  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    The WDSF Sports Director advises the Member Bodies that the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation will take place in Pécs, HUN, on 4 December. Another major event saved in less than one week!

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  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Platja d'aro-bound

    The number of couples that have registered online for the upcoming GrandSlam leg in Platja d'Aro, ESP, has increased by 100% overnight. A total of 67 have entered Standard and Latin so far. Top-ten couples included!

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Counting On You

    The World DanceSport Federation and the organisers of the relocated GrandSlam leg are counting on the dancers to make the competitions in Platja d'Aro, ESP, a success - in terms of participation as well as of level of competition. 

    18/10/2016 read more ...

Salsa Capital 25/01/2012

Salsa in Cali, COL It's D-Day in Cali, COL, today. "D" as in "Delirium"! With festive celebrations and the televised entertainment show under this name the Host City launches the official countdown to The World Games 2013 .

At 7 p.m. Cali time, the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, the Mayor of Cali, Rodrigo Guerrero, and other political leaders - including the newly appointed Director of COLDEPORTES and IOC Member Andrés Boteró (pictured below) - welcome IWGA President Ron Froehlich and National Olympic Committee representatives from different countries for the launch of the countdown to The World Games 2013 at the Coliseum Evangelista Mora.

With "Delirium", a spectacular show based on Salsa - the dance style that Cali takes pride in being its foremost promoter - the 18-months countdown to the games gets underway. "Deliirium" will be televised around Latin America.

On request of the Cali Organizing Committee, Salsa was included on the official Sports Programme of The World Games 2013, alongside Latin and Standard. DanceSport is assigned the Cali bulllfighting arena as venue. 

Andrés Boteró, COLDEPORTES