Love dancing? Then you must not miss this: hundreds of dancer from 18 countries will gather in Senggigi, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. They will participate in International Dance Championship 2012 from June 20 to July 1.
The Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, Mari Elka Pangestu has expressed her readiness to attend the International Dance Championship. The dancers will come from Australia, Italy, France, Germany, Thailand, China, Philippines, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Poland, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Brunei, Korea, Myanmar, Japan, and Indonesia.
"The Japanese have confirmed just now," the competition`s organizer, Marcel de Rijk, remarked, noting that there were 420 participants in all, comprising 91 world-class dance pairs from the 18 countries.
Marcel, is one of the international dance judges, and he has won 22 international dance competition championships. For this achievement, Marcel was awarded the honorary titles of the Vice President of the World Dance Council and the President of the League of World Council Asia Amateur.
Marcel noted that the international dance competition is divided into two categories: traditional dances from the Lombok and Sumbawa islands and the modern international and Latin ballroom dance styles such as the waltz, tango, viennese waltz, foxtrot, and quickstep.