After serving two years, WDSF President Lukas Hinder resigns to bring the constituent parties closer together in how they interpret dance as sport. After a tranisitionary period, First Vice-President Shawn Tay will succeed him.18/06/2018 read more ...
IOC President Thomas Bach made reference to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between WDSF and the Olympic Channel just hours prior to "We dance TOGETHER," the DanceSport documentary, premiering there.17/06/2018 read more ...
A gala dinner brought the first day of the 2018 General Meeting in Lausanne to a conclusion. In a short speech and pre-dinner toast, WDSF President Lukas Hinder took a brief look at a day he considered to be truly remarkable.17/06/2018 read more ...
The nearly 200 delegates and observers to the 2018 General Meeting who had gathered at the auditorium of the Lausanne Olympic Museum were able to listen to a highly inspirational speech by the IOC President Dr Thomas Bach.16/06/2018 read more ...
The delegates to the 2018 General Meeting in Lausanne, SUI, will get to watch parts of the "We dance TOGETHER" documentary as interludes during tomorrow's Gala Dinner Dinner at the Royal Savoy Hotel. You can watch too!15/06/2018 read more ...
The Presidium Meeting preceding the 2018 General Meeting starts at the House of International Sports in Lausanne, SUI. GAISF President and IOC Executive Board Member Patrick Baumann addresses the meeting.15/06/2018 read more ...
The traditional annual competition took place last weekend in Warsaw. This time in the brandnew Hilton Hotel Warsaw, which provided very good conditions for the couples and officials.
The organizers, Mr. Marek Chojnacki and his team, together with the dance club CONTRA and their sponsor CIN&CIN took all efforts to create a rather elegant atmosphere.
The main events were the IDSF International Open Standard, IDSF Open Latin and IDSF Sen I Standard.
64 couples out of 14 nations entered the Standard competitions The very clear winners Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Köhler/GER gave a very good performance, very much applauded by the audience. Marat Gimaev and Alina Bassiuk/ RUS finished in 2nd position. This couple improved a lot, great musicality and softness. Everybody could realize, this couple enjoys dancing, fabulous to watch.
3rd Federico Di Toro and Genny Favero/ITA
4th Andrzej Sadecki and Karina Nawrot /POL
5th Salvatore Todaro and Violeta Yaneva/BUL
6th Lukaz Tomczak and Aleksandra Jurczak/POL
IDSF Latin : 51 couples
1st Valentin Voronov and Alina Imrekova/RUS
2nd Jevgenijs Suvorovs and Andrea Zelinkova/LAT
3rd Roman Kovgan and Marina Sergeeva/RUS
4th Rihards Eglitis and Anna Plaseczna/POL
5th Konstanty Kolesinski and Agata Koziol/ POL
6th Dmitriy Svettichnyy and Darya Shelestova/RUS