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  • Vezelis - Chatkeviciute / LTU retire from standard dancing

    The reigning 2018 WDSF PD European Champions and winners of the silver medal of 2018 WDSF PD World Championship Standard last Sunday in Moscow  announced their retirement of Standard dancing today.

    05/12/2018 read more ...
  • European Champions took home the World title

    Grün-Gold-Club Bremen (GER) and DUET-A Perm (RUS) continued their thrilling duel, which started a year ago: a tight competition with two amazing Latin Formations. This time it was the Germans who made it to the top.

    03/12/2018 read more ...
  • PD World Standard in Moscow

    It was a total celebration of Professional DanceSport in Moscow. The crowd was enthusiastic and the couples did their best to make it even more boiling. And the final was excellent!

    03/12/2018 read more ...
  • World Formation Latin in Shenzhen

    Shenzhen, P.R. China, will host the 2018 World Championship Formation Latin this weekend. We have the starting list and we just received the link for the live stream!

    28/11/2018 read more ...
  • Special carpet for Shanghai

    The GrandSlam Final in Shanghai is famous for the Walk of Fame – the 100-metre red carpet stroll for the athletes. During 12 days we will build our special carpet in Instagram for all the couples in the Final.

    26/11/2018 read more ...
  • 4th World Title for Vera Tyumen Standard Team

    Reigning European and World Champions presented their "Champions League" -program in Pecs, Hungary, and took home the World Championship Formation Standard title for the fourth time.

    25/11/2018 read more ...

Year Four | Going Strong 02/03/2018

All Eyes On You @ SWAROVSKI The GrandSlam partnership between SWAROVSKI - the leading producer of precision-cut crystal for fashion, jewellery and home décor - and the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) goes into its fourth year. In fact, the global partnership was announced on 4 March 2015 and first implemented at the inaugural leg of that year's Series in Helsinki, FIN.

Three years later, SWAROVSKI crystals continue to bring sparkle to costumes and jewelry across the entire world of dance, and the WDSF GrandSlam has further consolidated its position as the leading competition series in DanceSport. But as with all good partnerships, it is important to periodically update some of the criteria that apply and to review the way it is communicated to the world. This process has just been completed and the new "look and feel" of the partnership gets rolled out here in Helsinki! "ALL EYES ON YOU" continues to be the theme - but with the new SWAROVSKI SHIMMER EFFECT added!

DanceSport, with its lightning-fast Latin, smooth-flowing Standard and dynamic ShowDance, captures the imagination not only because of the beauty and grace of the movements, but also its performance-enhancing costumes.

Crystals from SWAROVSKI play a vital role, catching and throwing light reflections around the dance floor, following the sinuous movements of the body, and creating a sense of spectacle. A costume may take as little as a couple of hours to make, but the crystal application can take up to ten times longer to achieve the body-outlining effect required by dancers to enable judges and audience to fully appreciate the choreography and its execution.

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