Want China Times
A world dance competition being organized by the New Taipei city government and the
Taiwan International Sport Dance Development Association (TISDDA) is set to take place Oct. 24 in the city’s Xinzhuang Gymnasium, the city government said Monday.
This year, a lineup of 250 pairs of dancers from 16 countries will take part in the 2015 World Dance Council-Amateur League (WDC-AL) competition, according to the city government’s sports office.
This is the fifth consecutive year the two organizations have jointly organized the event, said Huang Ching-yi, deputy head of the city government’s Department of Education.
Last year, the competition was upgraded and renamed the WDC-AL World Cup Asian Dance Tour Taiwan Open and this year, the results of the competition will for the first time be included in the accumulated points in the WDC-AL World Open Championships, according to Huang. [FULL STORY]