Sport Life Group

Ballroom dancing championship World Trophy 2014

March 15, 2014

Ballroom dancing contest World Trophy Ballroom & Latin 2014 took place in Kherson on March 7-9 under the auspices of Sport Life fitness club network.

An amazingly beautiful event gathered more than 1,5 thousand participants from various regions of Ukraine: Kyiv, Kharkov, the Crimea, Donetsk, Odessa, Zaporoshye and others.

The dance show "Star Night" which was first presented to the audience in October 2013 in the framework of the X International Festival — contest Kharkiv Mayor’s Cup 2013 was the grand opening of the contest. Anton Nesterko and Daria Maryushchenko, the Chislovs Sergei and Daria, Dmitriy Rosenko and Natalia Granko, Alexandr Kalenyuk and Alena Ablitsova admired the viewers this time by their "Star Night" exhibition performances. Quartet show of the Kyiv dance club Dance – centre, whose participants are Viacheslav Mostsevoi, Igor Ogiychuk, Ianina Krempits and Julia Nomashevskaia, aroused great audience emotions. The hosts of the region and co-organizers of the event — Kherson sport dance club "Promenad", presented a new dancing show "Puppet people" and the tango performed by the whole young dancing group "Champagne sparkles". The duet Iaroslav Vasyutiak and Polina Mironkina (Kyiv, Dance-centre) became the youngest participants of the concert programme and presented their first show. Among the performances for the audience based on the ballroom dance, Iekaterina Oleinikova and Julia Iakovyuk, multiple BellyDance champions, performed on the stage.  Gala concert musical accompaniment was provided by Kherson Drama Theatre Chamber Orchestra "Gileia", by "A man with a violin" — Oleg Ianushevich, by an honored actress of the Creamea — Valentina Rybakova as well as by Nikita Ivasechko — a prize winner of the numerous international vocal contests. 

The main competition events occurred on March 8-9, 2014. The winners and the finalists of the contest got flood of emotions and received valuable prizes from the partners of the festival: annual subscriptions to the Sport Life clubs network, electronics from "Fokstrot" shops network, gifts from the Lethual perfume supermarket, certificates from McDonalds restaurant, toys for dancing kids, gift certificates for free bowling games and rink skating which could have been used right there, at the place where the contest was held — at the "Fabrika" entertainment center. 

A giant 7 m long cake is worth mentioning. It was specially baked for the occasion by "Silpo" supermarket network and pleasantly eaten by all participants of the contest for two days.

To sum up, the competition organizers Sergei Frantsen and Natalia Kuzyeva are thankful to all the partners of the competitions whose love and respect for dances allowed World Trophy Ballroom & Latin 2014 to be held at the highest possible level.