The Twentieth Open Championship and «Belomor Rhythms-2011», ballroom dance championship of Arkhangelsk region took place on May 7-8, 2011.
This competition is one of the largest and the old-established sports events in North-Western region of Russia with approximately 800 dancers from Moscow, Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk, Yaroslavl, Murmansk, Severomorsk, Gatchina, Cherepovets, Ukhta and other cities participating in it.
«Ballroom dancing, a spectacular and complicated sport, is getting more popular in Russia. Year by year ballroom dancing is paid more attention, sportsmen are becoming more artistic, the level of tournaments is also rising. We hope that the support given by Nordea Bank will promote this beautiful sport in Arkhangelsk region, will boost professional growth of our sportsmen and attract beginners who could possibly become the world stars in future» – says Alexey Poroshin, Arkhangelsk Regional Branch Manager.
Nordea Bank would like to congratulate all winners and wish them every success in sports and impressive breakthrough on the dancing floor!