Benidorm brings together the best dance couples in the world at the Dance Sport Club
Benidorm hosts this weekend the XIV Edition of the Dance Sport Club, an event that will bring together the best dance partners of Estaña and the World, being also the first major event of the Spanish Sports Dance Federation for this 2019.
Around 1,800 people participate in this edition, which starts on Friday, January 11 and will continue until Sunday, January 13, in Meliá Villaitana Hotel, an incomparable setting in which several dance competitions will be held at the highest level .
Arturo Cabrillo, Sports Councilor explained that "Benidorm is a privileged place to host these types of events to enhance sports tourism in our city, being a reason that will also serve to promote and publicize the city to participants and companions, being a dynamic element in low season ".
Araceli Castaño, sports director of the Spanish Dance Sports Federation (FEBD), thanked first the excellent reception the city has had, both with the organization and with the participants "since many of them come from very cold countries and feel like in summer, even if it's cold for us. " Castaño has qualified that there will be national and international tests, with dancers from more than 30 countries, "in the modality of 10 dances and two specialties, World Open Standard with 70 couples and 13 stars and Latin World Open with 55 couples and 8 stars. " Finally, she stressed that "in all the modalities we have increased participation and we think that it is the result of the destination chosen for this edition".
María José Aguilar, organizer of the Dance Sport Club event, explained that in addition to the competition next weekend, "since yesterday and until Friday the 'training camp' has started with more than 20 teachers of an excellent world level working with 140 couples. "
The event will be broadcast via streaming by RTVE, thanks to the digital platform + tdp, so that it can reach all the fans and curious people interested in this beautiful sport.