About the event


E-Motion Dance Festival (E-MDF) which follows the beautiful tradition of Prague Open Dance Festival is a prestigious international dance competition held in the Czech Republic. This year the festival will take place only on Saturday May 27th, 2023 in the beautiful modern spaces of the ŠKODA Muzem Mladá Boleslav. On the occasion of the 15th anniversary, we have established a new tradition in the form of a unique opening night NINE, which was replaced this year by a gala evening starting at 7 p.m.

There is almost no need to introduce the E-MDF (formerly known as PODF) dance competition anymore. Every year, hundreds of couples travel to the heart of Europe, Czech Republic, to partake in this remarkable event. You can come see who will stand on the winner’s podium, as well as be swept by the dance performances of some of the world’s best couples. 


Be amazed by the star studded performances and root for your favourite. Get inspired and dance alongside the best. Come support your friends.

YOU create the atmosphere, let's make it unforgettable.

Competition days programme

World Open Adults competitions in Standard and Latin for the first time in Mladá Boleslav! You can look forward to WDSF dance competitions in the three most popular age categories. Come watch the best couples in the world compete for the first place! In addition, there will be a Expo Kids Day throughout the festival where you can enjoy sports demonstrations and workshops.

Saturday 27th May

  • WDSF Junior II Standard
  • WDSF Junior II Latin
  • WDSF Youth Standard
  • WDSF Youth Latin
  • WDSF World Open Adults Standard
  • WDSF World Open Adults Latin

Gala evening

  • WDSF World Open Adults Standard final
  • latin show
  • dance preliminaries performance


For the second time in a row, the dance festival will take place in the ŠKODA Museum in Mladá Boleslav. What can you look forward to? For a spacious modern hall with excellent acoustics, professional sound and lighting. In addition, the entire premises are air conditioned.

ŠKODA Museum, Václava Klementa 294, 293 60 Mladá Boleslav