WELCOME TO OUR FESTIVAL!
We are pleased to introduce to you our festival! Come to Prague, and enjoy your dancing at the beautiful palace Žofin.
On the weekend 2.-3.December the truth dance celebration in the form of the festival will take place in Žofín. On Saturday will take place world-class Pro-Am competitions in Latin-American dances, the amateur World League, open Czech national professional latinamerican championship. Sunday will be fulfilled by national competition and worl-class Pro-Am in standard dances.
A spectacle is prepared for visitors through the daily part of the competitions, but also within the program of the Žofín Gala Ball, Senior StarDance Ball.
We look forward to seeing you in Prague.
PALACE ŽOFÍN, PRAGUE
Come and dance in the hall where the most prestigious events in Prague take place. To a place that stands out for its rich history, elegance and exclusivity. First-class service, VIP tables with refreshments and the hospitality of the restaurant right in the palace are ready for you.
Two large parquet floors will be set up for dancing, a larger one for the main hall with dimensions of 14 x 24 meters and a smaller one of 10 x 15 meters. The third hall, accessible throughout the competition, will be used for dancing. You will be able to rest and regain strength in the snack bar or restaurant of the Žofín Palace..
And how do you get to the palace Žofín?
By Car: We recommend parking in the parking lot under the National Theater, which is next to the palace Žofín.
Tram: Get off at tram stop number: 2, 9, 18, 22 “National Theatre”.
All our event are recognized by Czech Dance Teacher Association, 4 Czech National championships will take place during our weekend (Pro-Am, Para Dance, professional divison). Prize money in the total value of CZK 130,000 is ready!
SATURDAY 2nd December 2023
The Pro-Am competitions will be open to foreign and domestic dance couples. On Saturday, the Pro-Am competitions in Latin American dances will take place. The highlight of the day will be the Central European Pro-Am Championship.
Program to not to miss will be the Open Czech Professional Latin-american Championship, World League WDC AL. The first rounds will take place as part of the daily program, the finals during the gala evening in the Žofín gala ball from 7 pm. 2-time world champions Marek Kosaty and Paulina Glazik, 8-times European Champions and professional world champions Andrea and Sara Ghigiarelli, and world and European champions Klemen Prasnikar & Alexandra Averkieva in Latin-American dances have confirmed their participaion in the show.
SUNDAY 3rd December 2023
On Sunday, the Pro-Am competitions in Standard dances will take place, including the Central European Championship, Open Czech National American Smooth Championship and Open Czech Ballroom Championship.
Solo & Duo Dance competitions will take place throughout the entire Sunday in the Small Hall.
Saturday 2nd december
Žofín Gala Ball – 7pm
Guests can look forward to a live orchestra, performances dancing by 3x world champions, among other entertainment. Special attention will be given to those who purchase “dancing table” tickets, which are catered to by professional dancers who will not leave anyone sitting for long. So even if someone attend alone, they can dance the night away. To enjoy dancing from the first hand it is recommended purchasing table tickets on the main floor.
SUNDAY 3rd december
Senior Star Dance Ball – 4pm
The program will include the finals of the senior StarDance, where nine selected seniors will dance their prepared dances. StarDance stars will sit on the jury and you will dance to the music of the Big Band and enjoy the evening.