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DanceSport Australia to live stream interviews with dance champions on Saturday nights FREE
DanceSport Australia is excited to announce a new and exciting series on its live stream channel. Interviews with champions of DanceSport from all over the world will be broadcast, free of charge, on Saturday evenings at 7:00pm AEST.
Watching these live stream interviews is easy
DanceSport Australia believes that sharing great content through our live stream is a great opportunity for dancers to learn together. We are doing our very best to provide our members with opportunities to engage in valuable activities like this.
Works for phones, tablet, laptop or smart TV
You can watch these live stream interviews easily from your phone, tablet, laptop or smart TV. The live stream is broadcast, free of charge, over the Internet. This is the way of the future and is replacing traditional television.
Carolina Tan (top left), Stas Portanenko & Nataliya Kolyada (bottom left), Anthony Hurley (centre top), Richard & Anne Gleave (centre bottom), Stanislav Zelianin & Irina Cherepanova ( right)
How to access the live stream channel
Free access is available by going to dlive.tv/dancesportlive. You can also access it via the DLive app for your phone or tablet. Just download it from your phone's app store and find the channel by searching for ‘DanceSportLive’. Don't forget to select 'Follow', so you can receive reminders when we go live.
Emanuel Valeri & Tania Kehlet (left), Eric Li Cheng & Liis End (centre top), Sascha Kareby (centre bottom), Colin James (right)
What is covered in the live stream interviews
DanceSport Australia sees this as a great way for us all to come together to learn, enjoy and talk about what we have in common – our love of dancing. This is an opportunity for dancers to meet up online and learn from the champions.
Find out from these DanceSport champions what they:
- Are most missing while in isolation
- Most look forward to when restrictions are eased
- Advise regarding how to best use this time away from training and competitions
The live stream is a great platform for this, as all our members can access the live stream, whether via computer, tablet or phone, wherever they may be and totally free of charge.
Maksym Bulanyi (left), Steven Grinbergs & Rachelle Plass (centre top), Katusha Spasitel (centre bottom), Domen Krapez & Natascha Karabey (right)
Who are the special guests being interviewed?
One of our members, Matt Rooke, will be sitting down for a casual chat with some of the world's leading figures in our industry. Matt's objective is to gain insight into how they are dealing with the current isolation and how this is affecting them in their respective countries.
Special guests who will be featured include:
Valerio Colantoni & Monica Nigro (Italy)
Italian Professional Ballroom Champions and finalists in every major Professional Ballroom Championship.
Anthony Hurley (United Kingdom)
Ballroom dancing legend, 4 x British Open (Blackpool) Professional Champion and 2 x World Professional Champion.
Richard Gleave (OBE) & Anne Gleave (United Kingdom)
Richard, a Ballroom Dancing Legend, was 8 x World and British Open (Blackpool) Professional Ballroom Champion. Anne was also a World Professional Ballroom Champion and 3 x British Open (Blackpool) Professional Ballroom Champion.
Stanislav Zelianin & Irina Cherepanova (Russia)
Russian Professional Ballroom Champions and finalists in all major Professional Ballroom Championships.
Stas Portanenko & Nataliya Kolyada (Ukraine)
Ukrainian Professional Ballroom Champions and finalists in all major Professional Ballroom Championships.
Colin James (England)
Former British Open Amateur Latin Champion and finalist in all major Professional Latin Championships. The 'voice' of the UK Open and International Championships.
Sascha Karabey (Germany)
Former multiple German Professional and Amateur Ballroom Champion, finalist in all major Professional and Amateur Ballroom Championships.
Maksym Bulanyi & Katusha Spasitel (Ukraine)
Former Ukrainian Professional Ballroom Champions and founders of one the world’s leading clubs, Team Maxim.
Hanson Yang & Carolina Tan
2005 Blackpool youth Ballroom champion, 2006 Blackpool amateur Rising Star Ballroom champion, 2006 International amateur Rising Star champion, 2010 Two gold medals of Asian Games , 2012 UK Championships amateur Ballroom champion, 2012 Blackpool Rising Star professional Ballroom champion, 2012-2016 World professional finalist and 2012-2016 China professional champion.
Eric Li Cheng & Liis End (China)
Chinese Amateur Ballroom Champions and finalists of all major Amateur Ballroom Championships.
Emanuel Valeri & Tania Kehlet (Denmark)
Former British Open (Blackpool), International, WDSF World, WDSF European Amateur Ballroom Champions, WDSF PD World Ballroom Champions.
Steven Grinbergs & Rachelle Plaass (Australia)
4 x Australian Professional Ballroom Champions and British Open (Blackpool) Professional Rising Star Ballroom finalists.
Domen Krapez & Natascha Karabey (Germany)
WDC World Professional Showdance Champions, German Professional Ballroom Champions, finalists of all major Professional Ballroom Championships.
Thank you for the support
We are very grateful to Matt Rooke for sharing this content with us so we can present it as part of the special features we are planning to air on Saturday evenings over the coming months. The ‘Chat with Matt' episodes premiere on his live stream channel dlive.tv/mattrookekarlagerbes from 7 pm on Fridays. He has donated these episodes for us to live stream on the DanceSport Australia channel the following day.
We look forward to all our members tuning in to the live stream each Saturday at 7pm dlive.tv/dancesportlive to learn more about the real people behind the costumes.