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.
The 14th Critics' Circle National Dance Awards (NDA) took place today at The Place, London. Decided by the 60 members of 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. Today’s ceremony was hosted by former NDA winner Tommy Franzén and Bennet Gartside of The Royal Ballet.
On February 18, Instituto Cervantes, the official Spanish Government Centre, is offering an evening of live music and dance inspired by the sounds and passion of tango.