2013-04-27: New school in Ireland
2013-04-21: New school in Russia
2013-04-15: New feiseanna in the USA and Hong Kong
2013-04-12: Results European and World Championships
2013-03-27: New schools in Spain and the USA
2013-03-14: New feis in the USA
2013-01-30: New school in Russia / Württemberg Feis will take place on the 9th of March due to venue problems / New dates for Examinations
2013-01-11: New school in the USA
2013-01-09: New school in Ireland
2012-12-06: New school in Ireland
2012-11-26: New school in Ireland
2012-11-25: A dancer who wins an OPEN Championships that meets the following criteria is automatically moved in to Open level for ALL solo dances if they are not already in that grade.
1/. Championship panel of at least 3 Adjudicators
3/. Championship has at least 5 dancers who participate
Results German Open
2012-11-15: Results East European Championships
2012-11-06: Results 5th British Open Championships
2012-10-06: Update costume rules:
- The following rules apply to all dancers taking part in WIDA open platform competitions:
- Dancers up to and including the age of under15 entered in primary and intermediate competitions must wear a school costume or a beginner outfit.
Dancers who fail to follow this rule cannot finish in the top three of a result.
- Dancers up to and including the age of under15 in beginners, primary and intermediate competitions may only wear bun wigs in competition. Full wigs are not allowed and may result in a dancer being dropped from the top three of a result if this rule is not followed. Tiaras may be worn in primary & intermediate competitions.
2012-09-19:Do you want to be in the WIDA Europeans & Worlds 2013 Opening Ceremony as a flagbearer? If so, submit your application to be included by 31 January 2013.
2012-08-23: New school in Brazil, rules update, please see rules, 3. General: If a dancer fails to start...
2012-08-17: Updates: Syllabus Worlds and Europeans 2013/Costumes rules, footwear/ Membership page/ teachers Scotland/ new Feis in Ireland
2012-07-16: The contract for the World and European Championships has been signed and the hotel is now open for booking. The venue will once again be the wonderful Maritim Hotel at Dusseldorf Airport in Germany. The dates of the event are April 5th - 7th 2013 which is the weekend AFTER Easter.
When contacting the hotel to book a room you must use the reference WORLD IRISH DANCE ASSOCIATION . Rates are the same for 2013 as they were for 2012.
Double inc breakfast is €119 per night.
www.maritim.de/ is the website if you want to look at the hotel info.
For those of you who attended our event in 2012 you will already know that the hotel is next to Dusseldorf Airport terminal and a 2 minute walk from terminal to hotel. We look forward to seeing you all in Germany next year.
2012-02-26: Additional Transfer Rules