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    The outcome of Sunday's General Meeting in Lausanne has made headlines ever since. National Member Bodies comment on the many decisions taken by the delegates, specialist sports media focus on the reshuffle at the top ...

    21/06/2018 read more ...
  • 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 ...
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#Sochi2014 06/02/2014

Sochi 2014 The details continue to be kept top secret, but at least some information is now available on DanceSport's involvement in tomorrow's Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Among the 2,500 people who participate in the show part of the ceremony are ballet dancers of the Bolshoi and the Mariinsky Theatre. 400+ DanceSport athletes who were selected in nationwide castings by the Russian DanceSport Union are also part of the contingent.

With all participants sworn to secrecy about their involvement, it can only be speculated that they participate in some of the performances tied to images of "Imperial Russia" ... But it's all speculation. What is known: the 400 have been practising and rehearsing for a long time. A first practice session was scheduled for two weeks in December. A second session started on January 4 and is - as of today - still in progress. Another confirmed fact: the ceremony costs some 40 million roubles!