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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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We Like Ten Dance! 13/03/2018

Konstantin Gorodilov - Dominika Bergmannova, EST © Roland No, unfortunately not all championships can be treated equal in terms of coverage WDSF Communications produces on them. Budgetary restraints require us to prioritise certain events over others. The number of "Live from ..." blogs we have published over the past years has been at a steady 12. And they were covering six GrandSlams, five or six Championships and/or one special event. Eleven of them are set - simply because they are part of our broadcast packages: the GrandSlams, the Europeans Latin and Standard and the Worlds Latin, Standard, Ten Dance.

The last time we did a "Live from ..." blog on the European Ten Dance was in 2015, from Mégève, FRA. The last broadcast production dates back to 2016. The last time we offered a live webcast - courtesy of the organisers of the Copenhagen Open - was in 2017. We like Ten Dance!

This year, too, we had one member of our team in Brno, CZE, recording the decisive stages and taking stills of the earlier rounds of the European Ten Dance. This imagery will be available soon. Together with a complete write-up

A live stream - unfortunately unbeknownst to us - was produced by the Brno organisers and available on all competitions, including the European Ten Dance.

https://www.tvcom.cz/Zapas/Sport-Ostatni/160651-BRNO-OPEN-2018-WDSF-MISTROVSTVI-EVROPY-V-10-TANCICH.htm 

We remind all organisers that the WDSF Regulations for Electronic and New Media apply.
WDSF Communications needs to be notified when a stream of WDSF competitions is planned. The Regulations read: "If ... an audio-visual signal is produced, the organiser will advise the WDSF so that the WDSF is able to exploit such signal in other territories." 

More soon!