Nov 26, 2018


- Press Release 165/2018

The International Dance Organization’s World Tap Championships start tomorrow and will continue until Saturday 1st December 2018 at the SACHSENarena in Riesa, Germany.

The events are organised by FVG Riesa and IDO President Michael Wendt. 1,327 dancers from 19 nations and 5 continents are taking part.

The participating countries are:

Australia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Bonnie Dyer from Canada will be the events Chairperson of Judges, IDO Vice-President from Slovak Republic, Hana Svehlova will be the events Supervisor whilst Vesna Huber and Ziva Laterner from Slovenia, will be the events Scrutineers. The official international adjudicators are:

Kelly Sloane Egan from Australia

Anne Marie Reynolds form Canada

Shona Valjalo from Croatia

Miluse Petrova from Czech Republic

Ralf Knobloch from Germany

Kwok Ken Wai Kit from Hong Kong

Fabrice Martin Switzerland

Beatrice Widmann Switzerland

Irma Ziegler from United States of America

All events can be viewed from the IDO website via the livestream system.

The IDO wishes all dancers, choreographers, coaches and spectators alike a great World Championships!

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