Loading... Please wait...


Blog

Success at the 2018 International Championships!

Posted by

Like in Blackpool, we were again very proud to see five #IDSEliteTeam couples taking the six places in the Amateur Ballroom final! Big congratulations to Fedor IsaevAnna Zudilina (Russia) for winning their first International Championships to cap an outstanding year where they've come to the UK and taken the top prizes in all three of the biggest events here, an outstanding achievement! In this post, click on any dancers name to see which shoes they wear!

Igor ReznikMaria Polishchuk (Ukraine) came in third and the new partnership of Si Cheng Li (Eric) & Liis End (China) came in fourth position in their first competition together! Jianen Peng (Phillip) & Jia Ci Zhong (Joanne) (China) were fifth and Artem KuklinAlika Dikaya (Ukraine) were sixth in what was both of their first Final appearances at this event - congratulations!

One of the places in the Final was available after Chong He (Charles) & Jing Shan (Sara) (China) made their move into the Professional Ballroom, coming just a couple of places short of a Semi Final on a successful first appearance at this level.

Arunas Bizokas and his partner Katusha Demidova (USA) added another first place finish in this competition to their ever growing list of achievements and Valerio ColantoniMonica Nigro (Italy) placed fourth. Stanislav ZelianinIrina Cherepanova (Russia) were in eighth position, so close the Final.

We also were delighted to have three couples in the final of the Amateur Latin too. Well done to Petar DaskalovZia James (England) for placing third for the first time, and to the amazing Salvatore SinardiVictoria Kharchenko (Italy) for placing fifth and to the incredible Austin JosonNino Dzneladze (USA) in sixth.

In the Professional Latin, it was great to see Gunnar GunnarssonMarika Doshoris (England) in the Semi-Final with Pasha PashkovDaniella Pashkova (USA) and Zilong WangYang Li (China) making the Quarter Final.

In the Professional Rising Star events, well done to Ben TaylorStefanie Bossen (England) for making the Ballroom Final and to Artur TarnavskiyAnastasiya Danilova (USA) and Cedric ChanJennifer Tin (Hong Kong) for making the Latin Final!

For the youngsters, congratulations to Glenn BoyceCaroly Janes (England) for winning the Under 21 Ballroom and being one place away from the Under 21 Latin Final too! Dmytro RodinElizaveta Perepelitsa (Ukraine) won the Junior Ballroom competition and also made the Semi Final of the Junior Latin too!

We have many more couples to mention in this post but congratulations to all of our #IDSEliteTeam for some outstanding achievements at this amazing venue!

The International Championships isn't one of the events that we sell shoes at, but we're looking forward now to the British Nationals in November and then the UK Open in January. Click here to find out which events we'll be attend at home and abroad in the coming months!

**

For further updates, please make sure you’re following us on social media channels below and click here to sign up for our mailing list!

Thanks for reading!

City Inspired Hand-Painted Shoes! Welcome to London, New York, Shanghai & Tokyo!

Wow.Some of you may have seen these shoes in our show cabinet in Blackpool but for those who hadn't, here you can find four wonderful city-inspired hand-painted editions of our popular 'Heather Split' teaching and practice shoes!From left to right we have Shanghai, London, New York and Tokyo. Four amazing cities with incredible skylines and [...]

Read More »


See you at the German Open Championships!

It's August and whilst we'd love to be enjoying this rare wonderful British summer, we're busy preparing for our second appearance at the German Open Championships where a fantastic collection of our shoes will be available again at the Chrisanne Clover stand.The event runs from Tuesday 7th August to Saturday 11th August and we'll be [...]

Read More »


Events Coming Up - July - September 2018

We're getting ready for a busy few months with some big events coming up and this is just a quick post to let you all know where you can find us!July 5th - 15th - FIDS Italian Championships - Rimini, ItalyThis is one of the biggest dance events in Italy and our shoes will be [...]

Read More »


Our NEW & Improved Elite Heel!

This Blackpool Dance Festival we launched our New and Improved Elite heel and we're so pleased to have received such excellent feedback on it!Whilst we designed the original Elite at the request of many dancers, we learned that many dancers preferred the tip of the heel to be a little bit further back for better balance. [...]

Read More »


Blackpool 2018 Success!!

The Blackpool Dance Festival is done for another year and we are so proud to see so many of our #IDSEliteTeam couples do so well at the event! Our Ballroom dancers had some fantastic success through the week with Arunas Bizokas and his partner Katusha Demidova (USA) winning the Professional Ballroom title, making it an incredible 8 [...]

Read More »


Get Ready for Blackpool! Our NEW Location and FREE Click & Collect is Available!

Get Ready for the Blackpool Dance Festival! NEW Location and FREE Click & Collect!It's nearly time for the biggest event on the dancing calendar; the Blackpool Dance Festival! This year the event is even longer, running from Sunday 20th May until Friday 1st June. We have some important information regarding our NEW location for this year AND [...]

Read More »


Join us in Blackpool this Easter!

Join us in Blackpool this Easter!It's Easter which means not only do we get our fix of Easter Eggs but we also have a week of great dancing in Blackpool, accompanied by some wonderful International Dance Shoes being available in the famous Blackpool Winter Gardens!We will be open from 10am on Friday 30th March, which [...]

Read More »


Adding some Silver to our Ladies Latin Collection!

We've had lots of Latin Ladies asking us for shoes in Silver so now we're pleased to say they are now available! Our 'Mia T-Bar', 'Mia' and 'Flavia' (click on the names to view) are the three designs we're beginning with, simply because they're so popular! All these designs are made with the wonderful cushioning and [...]

Read More »


Q&A With Petar Daskalov & Zia James!

Petar Daskalov & Zia James have firmly established themselves among the Amateur Latin Elite and as part of our #IDSEliteTeam, we're featuring them in a Q&A so you can learn more about this hard-working, committed and wonderful couple!After a busy end to 2017, 2018 has started fast with another impressive UK Open Final appearance and [...]

Read More »



 

Blog

Newsletter


Don’t miss out on special offers, sale updates and news on new shoes! Join our Mailing List! SIGN ME UP!