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  • Benvenuti A Rimini

    Rimini, ITA, is the uncontested World Capital for DanceSport this weekend. The WDSF 2018 GrandSlam Standard Rimini plus Italian Championships in many other disciplines are contested at six huge pavilions of the local fair.

    14/07/2018 read more ...
  • From Try-Out To GrandSlam Final

    Madis Abel and Aleksandra Galkina, EST, made it in six short years from a first try-out in Tallinn to the first GrandSlam Final in Taipei City, TPE. It was a perfect match from day one, every which way the two dancers looked at it.

    12/07/2018 read more ...
  • The Biggest Show On Earth

    If one takes a step back and analyses the nature and the scope of the Italian Championships held in their eleventh edition between 5 and 15 July at the Rimini Fair, it is - by far - the biggest gathering in dance as sport.

    11/07/2018 read more ...
  • Live From Wuppertal

    The traditional dancecomp in Wuppertal is in progress. A moving moment: the seven-time World Champions Michael and Beate Lindner danced their last competition, won it like many others and announced the end of their career.

    07/07/2018 read more ...
  • 2018 GrandSlam LAT Taipei City

    The Vimeo on Demand programme covering the 2018 GrandSlam Latin Taipei City is available. More than two hours of outstanding DanceSport by the world's best couples and an interview with Charles-Guillaume and Elena, FRA.

    07/07/2018 read more ...
  • Live From Taipei City

    The second leg of the GrandSlam Series brings the world's best to Taipei City, TPE, to contest the Latin on 30 June and the Standard on 1 July. Nearly all couples in the top 20 of both world rankings have entered. Watch them LIVE!

    27/06/2018 read more ...
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Let's Dance! In Tokyo 2020! 07/11/2017

Hurray! Hurray! 2020 Remember DanceSport's Tokyo 2020 campaign video? "You just don't leave anything to chance ...," is the first line spoken. But in the end it is a lucky coincidence which secures Pedro Toro's video an award in Japan: Hurray!

The "Hurray! Hurray! Video Contest" was commissioned by the Cabinet Secretariat Headquarters of Japan for the Promotion of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

"What are you striving towards these days? Is it music, dance, sports, art, a traditional cultural pursuit? We're looking for videos about activities that you're getting excited about as we get closer to 2020."

This is the brief description of what the nationwide video contest is all about. "Music, dance, sports ...," it all sounds familiar, no? Acting on the advice of Atsushi Yamada, the CEO of the Japan DanceSport Federation, WDSF decided to submit the video which it had produced for the campaign to get DanceSport into the 2020 Olympics. Changing the final sequence from an ambitious "Let's be in the Olympics!" to a more general "Let's dance in Tokyo 2020!" gives the video the different perspective, one in line with the contest rules.

Yesterday WDSF received the notification: "Your video won the Excellence Award in the Creative Video category." The award will be presented on 15 December in Tokyo!

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