Apr 24, 2019

5TH IDO WORLD GALA 2019 – LIST OF NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

- Press Release 52/2019

IDO Vice President and Sports Director, Fiona Johnson Kocjancic has today announced that the 5th edition of the IDO World Gala Event ‘Best of the Best’ will be held on Saturday 16th November 2019 in Genova, Italy.

The IDO is inviting adult champions from numerous IDO dance disciplines and categories from all 2018 IDO World Championships to compete for the illustrious Gala crown of being the Best of the Best 2019 in front of a very special audience and livestream. The winner will be the recipient of the Bill Flower Cup and a monetary award of 4,000 euros.

Mrs Johnson Kocjancic can confirm that the first selection for the IDO World Gala, as selected by the IDO Dance Department Directors are:

COUPLE DANCE DEPARTMENT

Dance Department Director: Dr Klaus Hoellbacher

Antonio Berrardi & Jasmina Valentina Berrardi (Bachata Couple), Italy

Andrey Molodenko & Galina Maloletneva (Disco Fox Couple), Russia

Vedran Marcela & Valentina Vavr (ArgentinianTango Couple), Bosnia and Herzegovina

PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT

Dance Department Director: Dr Hana Svehlova

Black Sheep – Slovenian National Team (Show Dance Formation), Slovenia

Rhythm Nation – Team USA (Jazz Formation), United States of America

Tiah Cehic & Petra Ravbar (Modern Couple), Slovenia

Tick Tock – Tap Academy Prague (Tap Dance Formation), Czech Republic

Survivor – Team GB (Tap Dance Group), United Kingdom

STREET DANCE DEPARTMENT

Dance Department Director: Mrs Kirsten Dan Jensen

Kokamoe – Slovenian National Team (Hip Hop Formation), Slovenia

Rockstep (Hip Hop Group), Poland

DK – Dans Vejle (Disco Dance Group), Denmark

The selection has been confirmed by the IDO Presidium and every National Member Organization whose dancers have been selected, has already received an invitation, with a deadline of the 25th May 2019, to confirm their attendance. Only performances that confirm by the deadline will be put on the final nominees list for this year’s World Gala.

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