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IDF European Cup / Dance Life Expo 

2015-11-07

IDF EUROPEAN CUP 

DANCE LIFE EXPO 7th November, Brno - Czech Republic
 
Final report
 
The first IDF competition in the Czech Republic – IDF European Cup DLE 2015 – took place at Brno Fair Grounds. This competition was part of much bigger event: well-known dance festival DANCE LIFE EXPO.
 
IDF European Cup took place in the special hall C, where a great stage 14x12m with a huge LED projection and professional sound system was prepared for the competitors. Almost 300 dancers from 4 countries participated in this competition and were supported by more than 400 spectators.
 
The top 5 Czech and Slovak competitors in each category qualified to represent their countries at the IDF World Championship 2016 in Brixen (for more information see Results section).
 
During the IDF European Cup competitions were held in the following disciplines:
 
Hip Hop Solo – Mini
Hip Hop Solo – Youth
Hip Hop Solo – Junior
Hip Hop Solo – Adult
Hip Hop Duo – Mini
Hip Hop Duo – Youth
Hip Hop Duo – Adult
Hip Hop Small Group – Mini
Hip Hop Small Group – Youth
Hip Hop Small Group – Junior
Hip Hop Small Group – Adult
Hip Hop Formation – Youth
Hip Hop Formation – Junior
Hip Hop Formation – Adult
House Solo – Youth
Dancehall Small Group – Adult
 
Judges:
 
- Nathan “Neo” Gordon (GBR)
- Adnan Artist (GER)
- Nobru (BRA)
- J.K. Sanchez (CZE)
- Marcela Hrúzová (SVK)
- Michal Černý (CZE)
- Michal Zvara (SVK)
- Sergei Gritsenko (RUS) – replacement for Alex Gladysh (UKR)
 

 

Pre - event information

International Open Street Dance Competition
Combined with Dance Life Expo traid fair (DLE)


Thanks to the combination of IDF European Cup and DLE, dancers will be able to compete in prestigious international competition and also visit dance workshops led by the best dancers of the world or see unforgettable shows and performances!


DATE: 7th November 2015
PLACE: BVV Exhibition Centre BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC, Hall C (Gate No. 4)
Address: Výstaviště 405/1, 603 00 Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

 

1) HIP-HOP:


Solo (1 dancer):
- Mini (6-9 years)
- Youth (10-13 years)
- Junior (14-16 years)
- Adult (17 and more years)


Duo (2 dancers):
- Mini (6-9 years)
- Youth (10-13 years)
- Junior (14-16 years)
- Adult (17 and more years)


Small Group (3-7 dancers):
- Mini (6-9 years)
- Youth (10-13 years)
- Junior (14-16 years)
- Adult (17 and more years)


Formation (8-24 dancers):
- Mini (6-9 years)
- Youth (10-13 years)
- Junior (14-16 years)
- Adult (17 and more years)


2) HOUSE:


Solo (1 dancer):
- Youth (10-13 years)
- Junior (14-16 years)
- Adult (17 and more years)


Duo (2 dancers):
- Adult (17 and more years)


Small Group (3-7 dancers):
- Adult (17 and more years)


Formation (8-24 dancers):
- Adult (17 and more years)


3) DANCEHALL:


Small Group (3-7 dancers):
- Adult (17 and more years)


CATEGORIES:
Solo (1 dancer)
Duo (2 dancers) - ATTENTION: Couples included!
Small Group (3-7 dancers)
Formation (8-24 dancers)

 

JUDGES:
- Neo (UK)
- Sanchez (CZE)
- Adnan (GER)
- Michal Černý (CZE)
- Nobru (BRA)
- Alex Gladysh (UKR)
- Marcela Hrůzová (SVK)
- Matěj Zvara (SVK)
DANCE SURFACE:
- 12 x 14 m; black baletizol


FEES:
- Specially for this IDF European Cup there will be no IDF Technical Card (10 EUR)
- Registration Fee for the competition:
- 10 EUR/ person/competition for the first IDF competition (contains starting fee for 1st type of competition + day entrance ticket to all halls = entrance to Dance Life Expo, Sport Life and In-joy festivals),
- 5 EUR/ person/competition for second and another IDF competition
- Registration Fee will be paid in the day of the competition (there is no possibility to pay it via bank account or credit card) at least 2 hours before the start of particular competition in HALL E at Accreditation.
- Registration Fee will be paid in cash (Euros or Czech crowns are accepted)
- Registration Fee from all dancers from one dance club/studio has to be paid all at once.
- Entrance price for the audience and accompanying : 170 CZK/ 7 EUR (also contains day entrance ticket to all halls = entrance to Dance Life Expo, Sport Life and In-joy festivals)
Dancers will also have a chance to buy on the place:
- DLE Open Class workshops for all day (dance workshops for beginners and intermediates, it will be possible to buy it on the place, price for all OC/day is 8 EUR)
- or individual DLE Master class workshops (for advanced dancers, with international stars), price of this particular MC workshop is from 7 EUR to 30 EUR.
- Schedule of the workshops is possible to find on www.dancelifeexpo.cz

Dancers may also register to IN-JOY BATTLE (it is not the part of IDF European Cup) – there will be only one age category, registration fee is 100 CZK/ 4 EUR per person/discipline and will be paid in cash in the day of the competition at Hall E – next to the stage Street Dance Factory.

 

Battles Timetable:

10:00-11:00 WAACKING 1 vs 1

11:00-12:00 POPPING 1 vs 1

12:00-13:00 VOGUE 1 vs 1

13:00-14:00 DANCEHALL 1 vs 1

14:00-15:00 HOUSE 1 vs 1

15:00-16:00 HIP HOP 2 vs 2

16:00-17:00 ALL STYLE crew vs crew

17:00-18:30 BREAK DANCE 1 vs 1

18:30-20:00 BREAK DANCE 3 vs 3

 

REGISTRATION:
- Each competitor has to register via website www.dancelifeexpo.cz (there is a special registration form for IDF European Cup and also for IN-JOY Battle). Applications in any other form and by phone won't be considered!
- Registration will be only from 21th September to 31th October 2015!
- LINK TO REGISTRATION HERE

MUSIC:
- The music piece for all participants must be recorded ONLY and EXCLUSIVELY on CD or on USB disk.
- ONLY ONE GOOD QUALITY MUSIC PIECE MUST BE CONTAINED ON EACH CD/USB

IDF European Cup PRIZES: Winners are defined in each age group on each nomination:
- 1-3 place: Cups, diplomas, clothes/ souvenir products
- For the best 5 Czech and 5 Slovak teams it will be a nomination for IDF World Championship

 

FOOD:
- Special buffet/ snack bar for participants of IDF European Cup in hall C (where the competition will be held)
- There will be also another buffet/ bars/restaurants in other halls of the festival Dance Life Expo

 

ACCOMMODATION:
For those who are interested, it is possible to provide accommodation in different price ranges:


1) HOTELS:
a) Hotel Brno:
- Stars: 3
- Address: Horní 19, Brno
- Distance from BVV: 3,2 km
- Price per night: 17 EUR/ person in double rooms with breakfast
- Website: http://www.hotelbrno.cz/index_en.php

b) Hotel Sharingham
- Stars: 3
- Address: Vídeňská 1, Brno
- Distance from BVV: 1,8 km
- Price per night: 19 EUR/ person in triple rooms with breakfast; 23 EUR/ person in double bed rooms with breakfast
- Website: http://www.sharingham.cz/cs/2068-kde-nas-najdete

c) Hotel Voroněž II
- Stars: 3
- Address: Křížkovského 49, Brno
- Distance from BVV: 155 m
- Price per night: 21 EUR/ person in triple or double rooms with breakfast
- Website: http://www.hotelvoronez2.cz/en/

d) Hotel Holiday Inn
- Stars: 4
- Address: Křížkovského 20, Brno
- Distance from BVV: 15 m
- Price per night:
Single room: 1800,- CZK (cca 67 €) Double room: 2200,- CZK (cca 82 €) - 41€/person Rate includes: rich buffet breakfast, internet, RelaxZone entry with Finnish sauna and MiniGym, VAT 15% Email: reservations@hibrno.cz, Tel: 543 122 018-019 Booking code: DLE15 (please, mention in your reservation) Deadline: 30th October 2015
- Website: http://www.hibrno.cz/en/

2) DANCE STUDIOS
a) Dance Studio MAGIC FREE GROUP:
- Newly renovated dance studio
- Address: Václavská 16a, Brno
- Distance from BVV (DLE): 5 min by tram
- Price per night: 5 EUR/140 CZK per person
- Capacity: 70-80 people
- Sanitary facilities: WC, shower
- Equipment: Take your own sleeping bag and sleeping mat

b) DANCE STUDIO FENIX
- Address: Václavská 6, Brno
- Distance from BVV (DLE): 5 min by tram
- Price per night: 5 EUR/140 CZK per person
- Capacity: 70-80 people
- Sanitary facilities: WC, shower
- Equipment: Take your own sleeping bag and sleeping mat

c) DANCE STUDIO ART FACTORY
- Address: Lidická 22, Brno
- Distance from BVV (DLE): 10-15 min by tram/ bus
- Price per night: 3 EUR/80 CZK per person
- Capacity: 20-25 people
- Sanitary facilities: WC, shower
- Equipment: Take your own sleeping bag and sleeping mat
If you are interested in any type of accommodation, please send an email to sarka@dancelifeexpo.cz! We will send you all options of the accommodation.

 

ABOUT DANCE LIFE EXPO

Dance Life Expo (DLE) is the biggest Dance Show & Trade Event in central Europe, and in 2015 there will be the 4th year of this event.
Thanks to DLE, for the first time in history of dance more than 40 dance styles within unbelievable 140 shows on 5 stages, 160 workshops, seminars and competitions were presented within a single festival. Philosophy of DLE is to unite a dance world and show its strength, diversity and beauty.


DLE will be this year (just as in the year 2014) part of much bigger project: Festival of Dance, Sport and Fun – it means, that people can visit for the same price also festival DLE, festival of sport "SportLife" and festival of fun "IN-JOY". So for the dancers and audience of IDF European Cup will be prepared really great accompanying program.
DLE is for music and dance funs, dancers, heads of dance studios, spectators who want to see the best dance shows or try some dance workshops and for parents who look for the best for their children.
What has brought DLE 2014: - 140 dance shows, 160 workshops, 20 seminars and 10 competitions - 5 stages and 9 workshop halls - 40 dance styles - 15 countries - 10 biggest world dance stars from USA, Russia, France, Ukraine and other countries - 40 000 visitors (DLE was in 2014 part of "Festival of Dance, Sport and Fun", so people could visit for the same price also DLE, festival of sport "SportLife" and festival of fun "IN-JOY". In 2015 DLE will be also a part of this Festival).

 

More info about DLE can be found on www.dancelifeexpo.cz, or on Facebook page

 

Further information:


Šárka Dostálová
Dance Life Expo
VIP Coordinator
sarka@dancelifeexpo.cz www.dancelifeexpo.cz

 


See you soon at the Dance Life Expo!