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  • Giving It Another Spin

    The IOC Communications Department publishes another article on DanceSport in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: five things you need to know about the B-Boying and B-Girling taking the stage in Argentina in October of next year.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
  • News From Barcelona

    14 members of the World DanceSport Federation Presidium are currently in Barcelona, ESP, for their first meeting of the year. Over the next three days, the body that is entrusted with governing DanceSport between the Annual General Meetings will do just that.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
  • Coming Soon

    The WDSF Headquarters will conduct an online survey among the 89 National Member Bodies in the near future. Students of the Lausanne-based Academy of Sports Science and Technology are also involved in the survey process.

    20/01/2017 read more ...
  • Fifth Most Voted Sports Personalities

    Jaak Vainomaa and Taina Savikurki, the 2016 World Champions Ten Dance, were nominated for the "Sports Personalities of the Year" award in Finland. Sports journalist put them on the ballot and the TV audience in fifth place.

    18/01/2017 read more ...
  • The World Games 2017 Wroclaw

    One of the highlights of 2017 will undoubtedly be The World Games that are held in Wroclaw, POL, from 20 to 30 July. For the fifth consecutive time, DanceSport will be among the 30+ sports that are contested. Four disciplines are featured!

    17/01/2017 read more ...
  • U.S. A Success!

    The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!

    16/01/2017 read more ...
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Vimeo on Demand 05/08/2014

Do your dance © Roland When we at the World DanceSport Federation first ventured into the production and the publication of online content, we entered the digital age with an inquisitive mindset. However, the overriding question that we looked for an answer to was, “Is this really for us?” 

More than four years later, with 73 “Live from …” blogs published, with 4,428 videos uploaded to YouTube, with 15,000+ photos on our website, and with a global audience that is growing into the millions, we can safely say: “It is!”

DanceSport makes for good imagery and stories. And there is hardly a better place to show and tell them than on these modern devices that allow the audience to decide when and where they are best enjoyed. 

The WDSF Communications team will therefore continue to produce such content. In fact, it will step up efforts and provide you with even more coverage on its premier events, with a first documentary and, eventually, with a regular DanceSport magazine. On Friday 8 August WDSF will launch DanceSport Total plus on vimeo.com. It will make premium content available on demand … and at a fair price.

Yes, you have heard right! WDSF puts select videos behind a payment wall. For the first time, you are expected to charge your credit card – or your PayPal account – before you can start watching. While this can certainly be considered a major change after all these years of free access on YouTube, it is also one that will help us to expand and perpetuate our service in the future.

The first production that will become available on demand through Vimeo is “Do your dance,” the documentary on the first World DanceSport Games. Then you will be able to take in the decisive stages of the WDSF Super GrandPrix Standard and Latin in Stuttgart, GER. But the early rounds will, as in the past, be uploaded to YouTube.

Over the days to come, WDSF Communications will inform you in detail how content will be split between DanceSport Total (YouTube) and DanceSport Total plus (Vimeo). And you will also learn how best to enjoy our quality content on both platforms.

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