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Dancers on stage with long flowing dresses

DanceSport became a recognized Sport in March 2019 during the World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. This sport covers all types of dance styles such as Ballroom, Streetdance (Hip Hop, Breaking, Locking, Electric Boogie etc.) Performing Arts (Modern, Ballet, Jazz Dance, Contemporary etc.) and Specialty (LaBlast, Folk Dance) and offers trainings and competitions for Solos, Duos, Couples and Teams. DanceSport is a great unified ® sport and is spread out all over the world. SO DanceSport is officially aligned with World DanceSport Federation (WDSF).

Dancers in costume on stage performing.


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