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    Dancing is about to start in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, where the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are currently in full swing. The eleven (!) medal events in DanceSport will be held on 25 and 26 September.

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  • Ten Years of Professional Dancing in WDSF

    On the occasion of the 2017 PD World Standard in Prague, CZE, the community took a look back at the first ten years of WDSF PD and its predecessor organisation, celebrating together with some of the biggest names in dance.

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  • PD World Champions Standard

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    History was made at the 2017 World Standard in Chengdu, CHN. Russians Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova equalled the three titles of four legendary couples. Germans Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol moved on to the PD.

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  • Double The Honours

    Four years ago, Vice-President James "Jim" Fraser was awarded the "Caring Canadian" in recognition of his services to non-profit organisations tied to DanceSport. Now he is honoured with the "Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers."

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  • Lesotho | Two Years Later

    Eva Bartunkova and Petr Bartunek report on another visit to Lesotho which served to promote DanceSport on the "Dark Continent." Couples from Estonia, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland danced in the first WDSF Lesotho Open. 

    08/09/2017 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