Welcome to the Dance Carousel "Blaues Band der Spree" in Berlin. It takes place at Sport Centrum Siemensstadt every Easter.

The 47th "Blaues Band" takes place from 19th until 22nd April 2019.

2019 WDSF World DanceSport Championship Senior I Standard

The 2019 WDSF World DanceSport Championship Senior I Standard will be take place during this years "Blaues Band" on April 20th. The World Championship will replace the previously planned WDSF Senior I Open.

Eligible Participants

All couples, of the competitive category of a WDSF Member body, are eligible to participate. Couple´s application for entry is to be send via the relevant WDSF Member body. Deadline: March 31st, 2019


The World Championship is scheduled to start at 1:30pm and is split into a daytime and evening session. It will be re-commenced for the last rounds probably at 8:00pm. The more detailed schedule will be provided online after April 5th.

The Event

The World Championship will be hosted within the frame of one of Germany's largest dance sports events. The annual site at the Easter weekend is Sport Centrum Siemensstadt (close to Tegel Airport) in Berlin.


There are two airports in Berlin: Berlin-Tegel (TXL) and Berlin-Schoenefeld (SXF). The distances to the venue and official hotel are: From TXL 2 km or 5 minutes resp. from SXF 32 km or 45 minutes (by taxi). Closest train station: Berlin-Spandau. Arriving there, take the underground line U5 in direction to “Rudow” for five stops and disembark at “Rohrdamm”: 200 metres walking distance remain to Holiday Inn Berlin City West.


Here is the schedule 2019.


Registration for couples is possible until April 16th.

Deadline for the 2019 WDSF World DanceSport Championship Senior I Standard is March 31st.


Advance booking for tickets is available at Ticketmaster.


Here are infos about special prices at our partner hotels.