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  • Goffredo - Matus win the PD European LAT

    8th Boeblinger Tanzgala set the stage for PD European Championship Latin. Goffredo - Matus from Moldova win the title ahead of Smolko - Bazykina from Latvia. Third place was given to Luccese - Berardi from Italy. 

    10/06/2018 read more ...
  • And Counting

    Moldovans Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, the dominators of Latin championships in the regular as well as in the professional division for the past years, have added another continental title in Boeblingen, GER.

    10/06/2018 read more ...
  • More From The White Nights

    The WDSF Communications team member Helmut Roland has sent a first batch of photographs he has taken during the 2018 PD European Standard in St Petersburg. Add to this his "Final Reel" and you relive the championship!

    05/06/2018 read more ...
  • Vezelis - Chatkeviciute Win The PD European STD

    The "White Nights Ball" organised by the Dance Promotion Group provides the spectacular backdrop to the 2018 WDSF PD European Standard in St. Peters-burg, RUS. Helmut Roland is on location and reports from the event.

    02/06/2018 read more ...
  • Still More To Come

    Coverage on the 2018 PD World Latin is about to reach record levels. As for the PD events in Chelyabinsk, RUS, WDSF had dispatched Helmut Roland to produce real-time coverage. Multi-camera VOD coverage is still to come.

    07/05/2018 read more ...
  • New PD World Champions Latin

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, continue from where they left off in the first part of their career by winning the Professional Division World Latin title. Runners-up in China were Marts Smolko and Tina Bazykina, LAT.

    05/05/2018 read more ...

Chelyabinsk Region Governor's Cup 06/04/2018

Helmut Roland reports after his arrival in the city located in the western Ural and made famous by a meteor strike a few years ago!

It is a long "ride" from everywhere to get to Chelyabinsk, RUS. Many couples and officials arrived late at night at the airport and were very much amused about the special welcome at 4 a.m. ...

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At the hotel there was also a very warm welcome during the night by Vasilii Andreev and Ksenlya Prikhodko from the organisation team.

This year the 2018 Chelyabinsk Region Governor's Cup sets the stage for two major competitions of WDSF Professional Division. On Saturday, April 7th, the WDSF PD World-Cup Standard will be held and for Sunday, April 8th, the WDSF PD World Championship ShowDance Latin is announced. 

24 couples from 13 nations are listed as competitors for the 2018 WDSF PD World-Cup Standard on Saturday. Looking at the names of the couples, we are expecting excellent presentations of standard dancing. 

On Sunday the 2018 WDSF PD World Championship ShowDance Latin will show another aspect of dancesport. 17 couples from 8 nations will present there shows. We are expecting showdance of the highest performance.