Kalamata is internationally recognized as the ‘City of Dance’, which makes it the ideal city for conducting Dance Competitions. The upcoming KALAMATA DANCE CUP 2018, an International Open Dance Competition & Training Camp further strengthens the cultural and athletic prestige of the ‘City of Dance’. The ‘Kalamata Dance Cup’ and the Annual ‘International Kalamata Dance Festival’ (http://kalamatadancefestival.gr) which is ever-increasing in success every year, as well as the Kalamata Elegant Cup http://fok.gr/home/ (Rythmic Gym FOK) can only culturally upgrade the area in the field of dancing. Furthermore, Kalamata is only a 2 hour drive from Athens the Capital of Greece and offers its own International Airport. The natural beauty, climate and local delicacies of Kalamata and the surrounding areas, also offer a unique opportunity for guests to combine their participation to the Dance Cup Competition with unforgettable relaxation and holidays.
‘Kalamata Dance Cup’ is organized by the ‘Dance Challenge’ Association in co-organization with the the Peloponnese Decentralized Administration (Regional Administration – Local Government) and the support of Municipality of Kalamata the Messinian Chamber of Commerce & Industry with the purpose to establish it as an annual institution in the beautiful city of Kalamata.
A lot of Federations like IDO Hellas Internatinal Dance Organization, WADF World Artistic Dance Federation, CID Conseil International de Dance recommend the KDC 2018 to their members.
The purpose of the Dance event is to gather dancers in Kalamata – Messinia, from all parts of Greece and abroad, who will participate in an Open International Dance Competition divided by style and age, claiming the Kalamata Cup in each category respectively. Also the important aim of this event is to promote the DanceSport in Kalamata and in Greece in general, to cultivate the athletic ideal of Dance and the noble competition. In this context, Kalamata will welcome dancers-athletes-spectators-judges every year in ‘alternative forms’ of tourism.
The Kalamata Dance Cup combined with the successful long-running course of the Kalamata International Dance Festival and the Kalamata Elegant Cup (of the Rythmic Gym FOK) encourage the cultural and athletic ideal of dance in our city
The Competition is open to all federations. In KDC 2018 can participate dance schools, dance clubs, dance groups, individual participants, amateurs and professionals, dancers from all over Greece and abroad. We will be honored to host top international dance couples and teams in our city as well as our Panel of Judges consisting of distinguished International Judges from Greece and abroad.
1st Kalamata Dance Cup – Beyond the Limits
Famous personalities from DanceSport! Guests Top Greek and International Judges of Dance!
All Dance Types: International Style Latin – Ballroom, American Style Latin – Ballroom, Salsa, Bachata, Modern Dance, Ballet-Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Break Dance, Greek Folk Dance (Zeibekiko-Hasapiko), Argentine Tango, Oriental, Bolywwood Dance, Acro Fit Dance, Cheerleader Free Style Pom and more. For children, juveniles , youths and adults in groups, couples and solos. A unique dance spectacle in the beautiful seaside city of Kalamata that will stir up people of all ages and will impress spectators!