DanceSport Council of the Philippines PRESS RELEASE 2009 IDSF by KathleenKress

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									DanceSport Council of the Philippines
PRESS RELEASE

           2009 IDSF Asian Championship and 3rd Manila IDSF Open

        Ms. Becky Garcia, President of the Dance Sport Council of the Philippines
announces the winners in the recently concluded “2009 IDSF Asian
Championships” and the “3rd Manila IDSF Open Latin & Standard Competition”
held June 21 at the Isla Grand Ballroom of the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel.

        Special guests who graced the event were the International DanceSport
Federation President Mr. Carlos Freitag and wife Evelyn who flew in from Spain,
PRA General Manager Hon. Andrea Domingo who was also the Overall
Chairperson of the event, DOT Undersecretary Cynthia Carrion, Cong. Rene
Velarde and PSC Commissioner Eric Loretizo with the full attendance of ballroom
dance enthusiasts and supporters. Also there were the DSCPI Board of Directors,
Atty. Noel Laman, Atty. Jo Saliva, Gloria Alcala, Atty. Andy Fornier, Marvie
Cojuangco-Yulo, Chona Mercado, Emma Nieto, Ruby Co, Rebecca Jose, Nanette
Mendoza, Victoria Alix and IDSF Licensed Adjudicators Mr. Keiji Ukai – Japan
(Chairman), Mr. Gary Wilson – New Zealand, Ms. Daniela Novak – Slovenia, Mr.
George Tan – Malaysia, Mr. Anantapat Sriprapat – Thailand, Mr. Christian Bradbury
– Hong Kong, Ms. Masako Nakano – Japan, Ms. Tiffany Lee – Chinese, Mr. Young
Tak-Park – Korea and Ms. Gloria Alcala – Philippines.

2009 IDSF Asian Championship winners
Standard Discipline - Masayuki Ishihara & Ayami Kubo from Japan (Gold),
Plokhikh Yevgeny & Klylichnikova Alyona from Kazakhstan (Silver), Pietro Del Bello
& Faye Hung from Hong Kong (Bronze), Sangwung Nam & Yina Song from Korea –
4th place, Takeo Wachi & Kiriko Wachi from Japan – 5th place, Yaroslav Kvashnin &
Natalya Beklemisheva from Kazakhstan – 6th place. Latin Discipline – Yumiya
Kubota & Rara Kubota from Japan (Gold), Ronnie Steeve Vergara & Charlea
Lagaras from the Philippines (Silver), Akhmet Kalmatayev & Khristina Ivolgina
from Kazakhstan (Bronze), Watcharakorn Suasuebpun & ML Warapa Jumbala from
Thailand – 4th place, Gerald Jamili & Carol Bacera from the Philippines – 5th
place, Aleksei Kibkalo & Victoriya Kachalko from Kyrgzstan – 6th place.

3rd Manila IDSF Open Standard & Latin Competition Grade A Open winners
Standard Discipline - Plokhikh Yevgeny & Klylichnikova Alyona from Kazakhstan
(1st place), Masayuki Ishihara & Ayami Kubo from Japan (2nd place), Pietro Del Bello
& Faye Hung from Hong Kong (3rd place), Daesung Kang & Hanah Jang from Korea
(4th place), Takeo Wachi & Kiriko Wachi from Japan (5th place), Yaroslav Kvashnin &
Natalya Bekemisheva from Kazakhstan (6th place). Latin Discipline – Yumiya
Kubota & Rara Kubota from Japan (1st place), Sergei Zviagin & Tatyana Yugay from
Kazakhstan (2nd place), Akhmet Kalmatayev & Khristina Ivolgina from Kazakhstan
(3rd place), Watcharakorn Suasuebpun & ML Warapa Jumbala from Thailand – (4th
place), Ginga Morita & Aiko Kowada from Japan (5th place), Mihail Kamarda &
Valeriya Kachalko from Kyrgyzstan (6th place. Aside from the trophies the winners
were also given cash prizes.
These DanceSport events was sponsored by SM, San Miguel Corporation,
Department of Tourism, Philippine Reclamation Authority, Philippine Sports
Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee, International Container Terminal
Services, Uni-Orient Travel, BA Securities, Caylabne Bay, PCSO, The Manila
Times, PAGCOR, Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, NU107, Savannah Moon, Water Zone,
Studio 116 and Europa.

The highlight of the welcome dinner hosted by DSCPI for the foreign delegates and
competitors was the performance of “The Bayanihan, The National Folk Dance
Company of the Philippines” which was sponsored by DOT Undersecretary
Cynthia Carrion and the Antipolo kids brought in by PDSAP President Belinda
Adora.

								
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