Maestro Records have specially created two downloadable Valentine's Day albums, featuring some of the world's favourite lovesongs in strict tempo. Now Dance Today readers have the chance to win one in our latest 24-hour Friday competition, which opens at 1pm today, February 14 and closes at 1pm tomorrow.
Take Marianka Swain's sizzling Valentine's quiz and find out which dance your romance is in the February issue of Dance Today (or download here for just £1.99)
1. Your Valentine has planned a special date at:
A Nowhere. Planning isn't their style.
B Your favourite restaurant – dining at the chef's table, naturally.
C A friend's ironic costume party. You know, you might run into them there.
D They've booked one place. You've booked another. Let battle commence.
From midday today, February 7, to midday tomorrow, Dance Today and ICN apps, creators of the Dance with Vincent and Flavia app, will be running a 24-hour competition. The prizes – themed around Dance Today's February cover stars, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace – are ten unlocked versions of the Dance with Vincent and Flavia app and ten signed photographs of the former Strictly professionals.
The first Same-Sex European Championships to be held in the UK will be hosted this year on June 14 –15 by the Blackpool Same-Sex Dance Festival in the lavish and world-famous Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens. The weekend also coincides with Blackpool LGBT Pride, which will also take place in the Winter Gardens over the same weekend.
Michael Malitowski and Joanna Leunis (pictured), who dance for England, triumphed for an eighth time at the UK Open Professional Latin Championship last week on Thursday, January 23, pipping the US's Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko to the post in the battle of the Latin giants.
The winners of the 14th Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards (NDA), held on Monday, January 27 at The Place in London, described everything from the joy of dance to the need to pretty much kill yourself in performance. Decided by the Dance Section of the Critics' Circle, the awards recognise performances given between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013. The nominations were announced on November 8, 2013.