GEORGE TOWN, Nov 18 – The 2017 WDC Professional Latin World Championship was launched by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng at Setia SPICE Convention Centre here this evening.
He announce that the World Dance Council, the controlling body of the world professional Ballroom Dancing, has also granted the 2019 Professional Standard World Championship to the Penang State Government and the Malaysia Ballroom Dancers’ Association the right to host the prestigious, once a year event, to Penang.
The double award by the World Dance Council is unprecedented and a recognition to Penang, unparalleled by any city in South East Asia. The State Government has sponsored RM400,000 for this event tonight. The State Government has also intend to sponsor RM500,000 for the 2019 Professional Standard World Championship next year.
Also present were Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng wife, Betty Chew; President of the world Dance Council and World Dance Council Amateur League, Donnie Burns MBE; Honorary President of the World Dance Council, Karl Breuer; and Vice-President of the World Dance and President of Zhong Chuan Zin Xiu, Yuan Bin.– PN