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Sweeps Month 12/11/2013

Andrey Zaytsev - Anna Kuminskaya, RUS © Roland The annual highlights in the Adult age group are just around the corner: World Ten Dance in Vienna, AUT, on 16 November; World Standard in Kiev, RUS, on 23 November; World Latin in Berlin, GER, on 30 November.

And only two weeks later the top 12 couples in the rankings travel to Shanghai, CHN, for the season-ending GrandSlam Finals on 14 and 15 December.

Interspersed among all of this: more World Championships for Youth, U-21, Seniors, Professionals and Formations ... A busy time lies ahead of everyone involved: dancers, officials and you, the followers of the coverage on these events that will go up in blogs and on the WDSF YouTube channnel. Last year, 2.2 million video views were registered there for the sweeps month. Let's see in 2013!

For starters, here's a look at how the year got started with the first Adult championships! The 52-minute highlights programme of the 2013 WDSF European DanceSport Championship Latin in Krasnodar, RUS, on 6 April.

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