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  • The In-Depth Interview

    Two bonus features are added to the Vimeo on Deman highlights packages we produce on the GrandSlams and the televised championships. The quarterfinal is the first and an interview with one of the ccouples the is the second.

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  • Friday Release: GrandSlam Latin Helsinki

    The highlight programme of the 2018 GrandSlam Latin Helsinki is available. Again, it is an entire package that awaits you: the main programme covering semi and final, the bonus quarterfinal and an interview with Marius and Khrys.

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  • The Latin Final In Brno

    It was with the five Latin dances that the 2018 European Champions in Ten Dance conquered their title. Here is the full-length final as it was recorded by our colleague Helmut Roland, who also did the still photography in Brno.

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  • More Ten Dance

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  • 2018 European Ten Dance

    A complaint reached us that the 2018 European Championship Ten Dance did not receive the exposure it deserves through this website. If any of the dancers should feel that way too, we would certainly want to apologise.

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IDSF Int. Open Sochi 30/06/2009

Avatar Dance Festival „Vivat Russia“ 2009

IDSF International Open Standard and Latin, Sochi


In Sochi, a very nice place located at the coast of the Black Sea, well known for hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2014, the 3rd Festival “Vivat Russia” took place. The Russian DanceSport Federation, it`s President Mr. Pavel Dorokhov together with the organizers Mr. Vladimir Shturkin(DSC “Dynamo”) and Mr. Andrey Telnov (DSC “Diamond”) created the idea of organizing a Summer Dance Festival in Russia presenting International DanceSport on a very high level as well as National Russian Competitions for all age groups and categories at the seaside of the Black Sea. The combination of dance competitions and holiday feeling is very well accepted by the couples, trainers and officials. The competitors enjoyed the atmosphere in this very interesting venue : a theatre located on a plateau, app. 50 m above the shore, open to the seaside opening the view to the Black Sea.

The main events were the IDSF International Open Standard and Latin on Saturday and Sunday. There was an entry of more than 100 couples in each section. Unfortunately due to the rather exposed location and expensive travelling the competition was rather a “national” one.


Report :  Heidi Goetz