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Amazing Parade of the Nations at the IDO European Show Dance Championship 2023 in Lasko, Slovenia
The IDO European Show Dance Championship 2023, held in the picturesque town of Lasko, Slovenia, witnessed an incredible Parade of the Nations, celebrating the talent and unity of over 1300 dancers from 21 countries. Organized by Plesna Sveza Slovenia, this spectacular event showcased the rich diversity of dance styles and cultures in Europe, bringing together dancers, professionals, and enthusiasts from across the continent.
The Parade of the Nations is a vibrant and festive tradition at the IDO Show Dance Championships, symbolizing the cultural exchange and unity that dance can foster. Dancers and delegations from countries such as Slovenia, Poland, Germany, France, Italy, Croatia, Finland, Turkiye and many more proudly displayed their national flags, costumes, and the passion for dance that unites them all.
Key speakers during the opening ceremony included prominent figures in the world of dance:
Jadran Zivkovic, President of Plesna Sveza Slovenia, expressed his delight in welcoming participants from all over Europe to Slovenia, emphasizing the importance of dance as a means of cultural exchange and personal expression.
Fiona Johnson, President of the IDO department in Slovenia, praised the dedication and artistry of the dancers and highlighted the crucial role of the IDO in promoting dance as a global art form.
Prof. Dr. Velibor Srdic, IDO President and supervisor of the competition, expressed his gratitude to all those involved in making this event a resounding success. He underlined the significance of international competitions like the IDO European Show Dance Championship in nurturing talent and fostering international collaboration within the dance community.
The IDO European Show Dance Championship 2023 in Lasko, Slovenia, promises to be a thrilling display of creativity, artistry, and cultural exchange. Dancers from different backgrounds will compete, share their passion, and inspire audiences with their incredible performances. The event exemplifies the power of dance to transcend borders, unite nations, and create unforgettable memories.