Breaking News!!! Japan re-joins the Asian Dance Council (A.D.C.)

The World Dance Council together with our Affiliate Member Asian Dance Council are absolutely thrilled in these dire times to share the most positive news :-  There has been a major development for the benefit of the dancing. We would like to announce that The Japan Ballroom Dancers Federation (JBDF), the biggest and foremost dancing […]

WDC Online Social Dance Congress – 7th August 2020

Press Release – European Ballroom postponed!

Dear valued members, Dear Competitors. In light of the world-wide Coronavirus pandemic it is our sad duty to inform you of the postponement of the following WDC Championship scheduled to take place in July of 2020. The organisers have informed us that the events will be rescheduled as follows: 2020 European Championship Professional Ballroom (scheduled July […]

Press Release – World Championship Professional Latin 2021

Dear valued members, Dear Competitors. In light of the world-wide Coronavirus pandemic the World Latin 2021 has been returned by China earlier this year and immediately taken over by the United States of America. However, we are happy to announce that due to the positiv development of the current pandemic situation in China, they have informed us that they are […]

Press release – Anti-Doping Violation

The WDC Anti-Doping Department has to report that Max Khuzhayrov was tested positive with the Beta-2 Agonists/Fenoterol at the Ballroom Show Dance Championship on December the 15th 2019 in Vienna. This is a medicine prescribed against Asthma and Allergies and is on the WADA List of Prohibited Substances. The substance is performing enhancing and the amount […]

The 41st / 2020 Japan International Dance Championships Notice of cancellation

Regarding the “41st / 2020 Japan International Dance Championships” scheduled to be held on June 20 (Sat) and 21 (Sun) 2020, the infection status of the new coronavirus ,in view of this, we decided to cancel the event.Judges and dancers will be notified as well this year if they are to be held safely next […]

Examinations of the World Dance Council and license applications for WDC licenses with WDC member organisations

Dear members of the WDC, to avoid any confusion, if you intend to take a professional Examination of the World Dance Council, you first have to get the permission of your member body of the WDC. You can then take the Examination with one of the certified Examiners of the WDC found in the list […]

New Dates -2020 European Professional Latin & Professional Ballroom Showdance

Dear valued membersDear competitors, Further to our Press Release regarding the postponement of the WDC European Championships to take place in April 2020 ,we have now a further update for the 2020 European Championship Latin in Moscow, Russia. The event has been now postponed to 8th August 2020.  Also we would like to inform our member countries that […]

Cancellation / Rescheduling of Events

Dear valued members, Dear Competitors.In light of the world-wide Coronavirus pandemic it is our sad duty to inform you of the postponement/ cancellation of the following WDC Championships scheduled to take place in April of 2020. The organisers have informed us that the events will be rescheduled as soon as possible. 1.2020 European Championship Professional […]

Important Info and Notice about the WDC May Series of Meetings, Presidents Dinner & 70th year celebration of WDC

Dear valued WDC members, As we previously advised in our circulation of communication to you all some three weeks ago ( February 21st 2020)  from the ongoing considerations at the meeting of your Board of Directors and as a result of our foresight and vision, we immediately implemented measures to plan for contingency in case […]

3rd WDC EDF European Tour

Chisunau (Moldova)6th March Moldova Dance Festival Camp7-8th March WDC Moldova Dance Festival (competition) March Moldova Dance Festival Camp10th or 11th March transfer flight Chisinau-Warsaw-Wrocław, just 3 hours 40min and only 134 EURWrocław (Poland)11-13th March sightseeing or practicing in Wrocław14th March WDC AL World Cup PROBUS STARDANCE FESTIVAL March camp with Dorin Fecautanu

WDC Presidents Video Address in support of Chinese Dancers – Corona Virus Outbreak

WDC Press Release -Anastasia Murayeva appointed as Executive Presidential Assistant

It is with an immense amount of pleasure and excitement that I herewith announce that Miss Anastasia Murayeva has accepted to join me in the capacity as  Executive Presidential Assistant to myself as President and my colleagues on the Board of Directors of the World Dance Council (WDC).We are certain that many dance fans and […]

2019 World Championship – Professional Ballroom Showdance – Imperial Palace, Vienna – Gallery

The Dublin Arthur Murray Dance Festival Picture Gallery

2019 Embassy Ball – Videos

See the 2 video clips of the fabulous 2019 Embassy Ball – A WDC World Series & World Ranking Event

WDC Social Dance Day – 22.September

Dear Memebers! Dear Presidents! Dear Dance School Owners! Dear Dance Teachers!  The 22nd of September is the World Social Dance Day and at the same time this day is the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the WDC, formerly the ICBD. For this occasion, I would like to kindly ask you to set actions in your […]

WDC celebrates 70 years – Join Us!!

WDC EDF European Dance Tour

2nd European Mini Tour – Radom /Freedom Dance Cup & Moscow /Autumn Moscow Cup

The WDC Presidents Dinner & Awards – Picture Gallery

WDC & BDC World Congress Timetable

Please see the World Congress timetable to download.

WDC is a Proud member of TAFISA

The WDC European Dance Federation

The WDC European Dance Federation is a integral part of the WDC with a mission to further and expand the collaboration between European WDC member organisations. The elected Board of the European Dance Federation are: Rene Barsi – PresidentCaterina Arzenton – SecretaryGaynor Fairweather MBE – Vice-President Irina Condratieva – Vice-PresidentYana Pokrovskaya – Vice-PresidentKateryna Mullyar – […]