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  • Change At The Top

    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 ...
  • On The Olympic Channel

    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 ...
  • At The End of Day One

    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 President's Hour

    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 ...
  • Do Your Dance

    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 ...
  • Presidium Meeting Starts

    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 ...
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New DTV President 23/06/2014

Heidi Estler After ten years in office, Franz Allert chose not to stand for reelection to another term as President of the German DanceSport Federation - DTV, by far the largest national organisation in the membership of the World DanceSport Federation.

The delegates to the DTV General Meeting that was held on 21 June recognised the tenure and the achievements of the outgoing President with a standing ovation. They then proceeded to elect Heidi Estler, who had served as a Vice-President under Allert, as his successor. Heidi is the first woman ever to hold this position.

The meeting also elected the following members of the DTV Presidium:

Thomas Wehling, Vice-President; Dr. Tim Rausche, Vice-President; Karl-Peter Befort, Treasurer; Michael Eichert, Sports Director; Birgit von Daake, Education Director; Daniel Reichling, Press Officer; Sandra Bähr, Youth Director; Falk Scheibe-In der Stroth, Dr. Ulrike Weber