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  • In The Headlines

    Take-up on the media releases that were circulated by the International Olympic Committee and WDSF on the recent addition of DanceSport to the programme of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics was excellent. Even the Washington Post took up!

    08/12/2016 read more ...
  • WDSF Headquarters in Lausanne

    A mere 24 hours after it was announced that Breakdance would be included in the Youth Olympic Games 2018, the World DanceSport Federation celebrated the opening of its headquarters at the International House of Sport in Lausanne, SUI.

    07/12/2016 read more ...
  • Olympic DanceSport | Buenos Aires 2018 YOG

    In its meeting held on 6 December 2016 in Lausanne, SUI, the Executive Board of then International Olympic Committee decides to add the DanceSport discipline Breakdance to the programme of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

    07/12/2016 read more ...
  • 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 ...
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#Sochi2014 06/02/2014

Sochi 2014 The details continue to be kept top secret, but at least some information is now available on DanceSport's involvement in tomorrow's Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Among the 2,500 people who participate in the show part of the ceremony are ballet dancers of the Bolshoi and the Mariinsky Theatre. 400+ DanceSport athletes who were selected in nationwide castings by the Russian DanceSport Union are also part of the contingent.

With all participants sworn to secrecy about their involvement, it can only be speculated that they participate in some of the performances tied to images of "Imperial Russia" ... But it's all speculation. What is known: the 400 have been practising and rehearsing for a long time. A first practice session was scheduled for two weeks in December. A second session started on January 4 and is - as of today - still in progress. Another confirmed fact: the ceremony costs some 40 million roubles!