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More than 5,000 dancers competing in the 'Spanish Open Salou XVI ,from 6 to 9 December

More than 5,000 dancers competing in the 'Spanish Open Salou XVI "from 6 to 9 December

Salou. Costa Dorada. 14th August 2012. The spectacular event, the Spanish Open in Salou will come again next December to delight visitors and fans with high-level dancers. The Dance Sport competition, international, will take place in Salou from 6 to 9 December at the Municipal Sports Pavilion. The Councillor for Tourism, Benet Presas, has signed an agreement with Publiolimpia SLU organizer of the celebration of this competition that leads to the fourteenth edition. The Tourist Board and the organization work together to close the bridge of the Virgin is celebrated the fourteenth consecutive year of this massive event that brings together more than 2,500 couples dance, so more than 5,000 dancers and has also supported by the City of Salou and the collaboration of the Sports Department. Will be four days of entertainment in which competition will develop in different categories and styles, and participate on national and international dancers. Among the competitions that recourse is the World Open WDSF Standad and Latinos in the different categories Senior and Youth as well as proof of an International calendar WDSF the Opěrná International Junior Youth Standard and Latin. Among the tests, also held the 2012 Regional Team Match and Dance Show. The Councillor for Tourism, Benet Presas, explained that "this is an event that helps to spread the season and provided a large number of visitors to town during the week when the event occurs." Dams has highlighted the "great media coverage of both the competition as our destination around the world, promoting, in short, our brand.". In fact, it is estimated that the economic return to the town during the days of the Spanish Open could be around 700,000 euros according to the organization, without calculating the impact that television is the capital of the Gold Coast that The event is broadcast by 80 television stations. Note that, apart from the pairs, there is a large influx to elevate the organization, according to some 8,000 people, considering the attendance of previous years.   Competition and performance Ballroom dancing competitions have a distinctly sporty but also a show, particularly popular in Catalonia, where the level of participation, both children and adults, is very important. The dance sport originated Anglo and consists of figures and certain elements that give points or take, plus private and specific rules for different categories. There are currently ten considered ballroom dancing competition, divided into two categories of five balls each. The category includes standards "standard" the Quickstep, the fox or slow foxtrot, tango, Viennese waltz and the waltz English while category includes Latin dance the samba, the txatxatxà, rumba, paso doble and jive.   Poster XVI Spanish Open Salou 2012  

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