May 7, 2021



IDO Committee Meetings have continued throughout the past month and the IDO Communications Department will keep you updated on all of these. Here are small reports on the two meetings:

Contemporary Committee Meeting – held on the 31st March 2021

The meeting was conducted by Chairperson Mitja Popovski from Slovenia. 45 delegates took part from 24 countries and 3 continents. IDO President (Ag) Prof Velibor Srdic, was also in attendance.

The meeting commenced with a short overview of the minutes of the last meeting and the 2019 World Contemporary Championships held in Ossa. Discussions include modern and contemporary throughout Covid, the IDO Online Competition and safety at IDO events. A working group has been created and will include the PA Department Director and the Chairpersons for Jazz and Show Dance.

Couple Dance Meeting – held on the 1st April 2021

The meeting was conducted by IDO Vice President and Couple Dance Director Klaus Hollbacher. It proved to be a very fruitful meeting where IDO Vice President Edilio Pagano was tasked to control and fix the new Latin Style rules.

Discussions included the creation of subcommittees to have more contact with the dancers and dance disciplines and the appointment of various persons for the various dance styles involved in this department.

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