Although the fun is an important aspect of The Dutch Open in Assen, the judging of the competitions is taken seriously.
Many former champions have the honor to be part of the panel of around 60 adjudicators.
People who know what it is like to compete on a high level and live the life of dancing. There’s no doubt about the knowledge and skills of the people who are judging and all competitors respects the results made by this panel.
|Alan Fletcher||England||Massimo Giorgianni||Italy|
|Alessia Manfredini||Italy||Maurizio Vescovo||Canada|
|Allan Tornsberg||U.S.A.||Mirko Saccani||Italy|
|Andrea Ghigiarelli||England||Monique van Opstal||Holland|
|Andrej Skufca||Slovenia||Nicole Hansen||Scotland|
|Andrey Bushchik||Russia||Nina Ninneman||Switzerland|
|Anna Sazhina||Azerbadzjan||Oleksii Gotsulyak||Ukraine|
|Barbara McColl - Stopford||Scotland||Olena Martynyk||Ukraine|
|Christopher Hawkins||England||Polina Teplenko||Ukraine|
|Damiano Ciranna||Italy||Raymond Myhrengen||Norway|
|Dekatra Lapaeva||Norway||René Barsi||France|
|Donnie Burns M.B.E.||Scotland||Riccardo Cocchi||U.S.A.|
|Dorin Frecautanu||Moldova||Richard Porter||England|
|Eldar Dzhafarov||Azerbadzjan||Roman Myrkin||Ukraine|
|Evgeniy Ryupin||Russia||Rudi Trautz||Germany|
|Evgeny Smagin||Russia||Ruud Vermey||Holland|
|Gaynor Fairweather M.B.E.||Scotland||Sammy Stopford||England|
|Giampiero Giannico||U.S.A.||Sara Ghigiarelli||England|
|Hannes Emrich||Austria||Sergey Ryupin||Russia|
|Harald Frahm||Germany||Simona Fancello||Italy|
|Hazel Fletcher||England||Slavik Kryklyvyy||Ukraine|
|Heidi Burns||U.S.A.||Stephen Hannah||Scotland|
|Karina Smirnoff||U.S.A.||Steve Powell||England|
|Klaus Kongsdal||Denmark||Sven Ninneman||Switzerland|
|Knut Saeborg||Sweden||Svetlana Afanasyeva||Russia|
|Len Armstrong||England||Vibeke Toft||U.S.A.|
|Luka Fanni||Italy||Viktor Nikovsky||Russia|
|Maksym Bulanyy||Ukraine||Yana Pokrovskaya||Russia|
|Marcel de Rijk||Holland||Yulia Zagoruychenko||U.S.A.|
"Assen" is one of the major dancefestivals in the world. It is one of the 9 Super World Series events in the world. A Wonderful team will give you all you need to dance in a TRULY open to the world championships!
You can’t compare Assen with any other competition in the World. Assen is not just about competing. This event is exiting, thrilling, warm and most of all fun! During the four days of party you will experience a unique symbioses between competitors, judges, audience, and music. As you know this festival is presented by our four comperes who know how to please the audience and the dancers and build up the atmosphere to extremes.
For in your diary.
Preserve them and be there!
Dans 2017 6th - 12th of November 2017
Dans 2018 - 5th - 11th of November 2018