A national success story from the IDO-member Ukraine
The Ukrainian Open Championship was held on May 9-10, 2013 in Ukraine’s capital Kiev in a large sports complex.
More than 3.000 dancers of all existing IDO dance disciplines in Ukraine competed in two halls.
On May 9th one hall was divided into three parallel platforms for disco, disco-freestyle, slow, electric, break dance, gymnastic dance, street dance show.
On May 10th we had - hip-hop, techno, house, Hip-Hop Battles.
The halls were decorated for the Show, Oriental/Belly Dance, Jazz, Modern, Dance show, Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Tap.
More than forty new dance clubs took part in this event. Irena Bous’ signed a memorandum of cooperation with the State National Expert Commission for the Protection of morality that would help IDO-Ukraine to be recognized by the Ministry of Sports of the IDO disciplines.
TV, press, and representatives of Portal dance, collaborating with other clubs, were present at this amazing event. All of them recognized that such a grand event in Ukraine had not been yet.
It was the first event in Ukraine’s capital Kiev which has been organised by Irena and Oleg Bous’.