NINE

NINE ...not only dancing

As part of the opening night NINE of the E-Motion Dance Festival (E-MDF), September 16, 2022, you can look forward to the linking of 9 modern art muses. Dancing, as one of the muses, will be represented by 9 best couples from all over the world to show you breathtaking shows. You can look forward to a total of 9 World and European Dance Champions. Music and singing, as another muse, will weave through the evening and you can look forward to the voice of Jan Smigmator. In addition, even the audience will get space to dance. The whole evening will be hosted by the moderator Jaroslav Kuneš & Petra Kostovčíková. 

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Jan Smigmator & Trio
Jan Smigmator & Trio

Jan Smigmator 

Jan Smigmator is a well-known Czech jazz and swing singer, who on today's music scene recalls the legacy of swing kings such as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin and others. At the opening night NINE he will be accompanied by the famous Swinging Trio.

Prostor pro tanec
Prostor pro tanec

Time For Dance

Even the audience will get the chance to dance. Who wouldn't want to dance after admiring the best dancers all night. The whole dance floor will be free for you and you can try it before the sporting dance competitions break out on it on Saturday and Sunday. Singer Dasha who sang to dancers on the StarDance TV show will sing to you.

Jaroslav Kuneš

Jaroslav Kuneš was a very successful professional dancer. He graduated from the Theater Faculty in Brno and then devoted himself fully to dance. He is currently passing on his experience to other dance couples as a coach. You can also know Jaroslav from the TV show StarDance or Bailando. Among other things, he enjoys moderating.

Petra Kostovčíková

Petra Kostovčíková was one of the most successful Czech dancers. She became Czech champion, but also vice-champion of Germany with her German partner in Latin American dances. She has also achieved significant international success. You can know Petra as a dancer from the StarDance TV show or as a Bailando juror.

NINE?

Unrepeatble experience. Unrepeatable opportunity. Be swept away by the masters of their craft, be it dancers, or artists in the are of fashion, music, theatre or acrobacy.

9 WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS

Ghigiarelli Andrea & Sara
Ghigiarelli Andrea & Sara

Andrea Ghigiarelli & Sara Ghigiarelli

  • more than 20 years dancing together
  • competing for Italy, than England in WDC
  • 9 times European Champions, 4 times International Champions, 4 times UK Championship Champions, 4 times Blackpool Champions, 4 times World Cup Champions and 3 times World Champions
Sodeika
Sodeika

Evaldas Sodeika & Ieva Sodeikienė

  • 15 years dancing together
  • representing Lithuana, dancing for WDSF
  • multiple World and European Champions, finalists of international competitions, champions of The World Games in Birmingham 2022
Fainsil
Fainsil

Tomas Fainsil & Violetta Fainsil

  • nearly 8 years dancing together
  • representing Germany, competing for WDSF
  • World Championship finalist, finalist of The World Games in Birmingham, multiple champions of International Open, multiple GrandSlam silver medalist 
Boyce & Janes
Boyce & Janes

Glenn Richard Boyce & Caroly Jänes

  • 6 years dancing together
  • representing England, dancing for WDSF and WDC
  • reigning Amateur World Champions in Adult 10 Dance, together they have won 15 World Championships from Junior, through Youth, through to Amateur
  • they have pending application to the Guinness World Records, as Glenn has won a total of 39 World Championship titles over his entire career which began when he was very young
Marius-Andrei Balan & Khrystyna Moshenska Night of NINE WDC WDSF Show Dance COOL DANCE
Marius-Andrei Balan & Khrystyna Moshenska Night of NINE WDC WDSF Show Dance COOL DANCE

Marius-Andrei Balan & Khrystyna Moshenska

  • 8 years dancing together

  • representing Germany, dancing for WDSF

  • TOP 1 in WDSF ranking 
  • 4 times German national Champions, 5 times World and European vice champions, multiple Grand Slam winners, European Show Dance Champions

Ferdinando & Yulia
Ferdinando & Yulia

Ferdinando Iannacone & Yulia Musikhina

  • 16 years dancing together
  • representing England, competing in WDC
  • World Latin Champions, multiple British & USA champions and Interrnational Champions
Charles-Guillaume Schmitt & Elena Salikhova Night of NINE WDC WDSF Show COOL DANCE
Charles-Guillaume Schmitt & Elena Salikhova Night of NINE WDC WDSF Show COOL DANCE

Charles-Guillaume Schmitt & Elena Salikhova

  • 18 years dancing together
  • representing France, dancing for WDSF
  • 11 times French national Champions, European Show Dance Champions, multiple World and European championship finalists
Massimo Arcolin & Laura Zmajkovicova Night of NINE WDSF WDC Show Dance Prague
Massimo Arcolin & Laura Zmajkovicova Night of NINE WDSF WDC Show Dance Prague

Massimo Arcolin & Laura Zmajkovicova

  • 8 years dancing together
  • representing Italy, dancing in WDC
  • multiple World and European Championship finalists, winners of USA Open Professinal Latin championship
Da Silva & Leunis show
Da Silva & Leunis show

Victor Da Silva & Joanna Leunis

  • dance star & dance legend together for the first time in the Czech Republic
  • Victor is a multiple world champion in exhibitions and a participant in many TV shows - Dancing With Stars, Strictly Come Dancing BBC, So You Think You Can Dance
  • Joanna is a multiple world and European champion in Latin American dances, holds the record of nine times world and UK champion

Drum show full of energy and colours

show
show

For this year's NINE, the orchestra led by Miloš Vacík prepared a thrilling drumming experience under the name Tam Tam Batucada. With their show, which is based on exotic Brazilian rhythms, they traveled the whole world and started the most exclusive festivities, including the Premier Ligue final in Prague, EXPO in China and EXPO in Italy. You have a lot to look forward to!