Dance Championships & Gala Ball

3rd & 4th May 2025


The second edition of this big international festival in Munich...THE LION Dance Championships & Gala Ball will be with the Camp over 4 full days. Highlight definitely the Gala Ball on the 3rd of May with the world's best couples. More than 200 categories from the youngest Solo dancer to the creme de la creme of the scene in Professional and ProAm will come again to the beautiful and extravagant capital of Bavaria, Munich to reach out for medals and trophies.



Dance Championships & Gala Ball

4th & 5th May 2024



Gala Ball

3rd May 2025

Red Carpet Reception 19.30

Start Gala Ball 20.00

Dear Esteemed Guests,

we invite you to an evening of sheer splendor promising an unforgettable experience at the Gala Ball in the heart of Munich.

You will witness an evening of elegance and glamour. From the grand entrance to the exquisite ballroom, every corner will exude sophistication.

World-Class Dance Competitions: Be impressed and entertained by the grace and skill of the world's best dancers performing in both Latin American and ballroom dance sections. Witness the beauty of movement and the artistry of these phenomenal talents.

Celebrate, Enjoy, and Have a Good Time: Let loose, celebrate life, and enjoy a night filled with laughter, music, and the joy of togetherness. THE LION Gala Ball is not just an event... it's a celebration of life's most beautiful moments.

Limited Tickets Available: Seize the opportunity to be part of this exclusive affair. Tickets are limited, ensuring an intimate and enchanting experience for all attendees. Don't miss your chance to join us for a night of glamour and celebration.

Join us for an evening, where memories are made. We look forward to hosting you at the Gala Ball – a night where dreams come to life.

Warmest Regards,

Dirk Bastert

Executive Organizer



KING LUDWIG CUP (5 Dance Championships)

LION CUP (5 Dance Scholarships)

Single/2/3 Dance Challenge 

Bronze/Silver/Gold Level


LION CUP (Open Championships)

Rising Star


 LION CUP (Open Championships

Rising Stars/Beginner


 LION CUP (Open Championships)

Rising Stars/Beginner


LION CUP (Open Championships)

Rising Stars/Beginner


LION CUP (Open Championships)

Rising Stars/Beginner


LION CUP (Open Championships)


O35/O45/O55/O65 Ballroom & Latin


LION CUP (Open Championships)


KIARA CUP (Open U 6)

SIMBA CUP (Open U 8)

Beginner & Open Single Dance


Carmen Germany

Jakub Rybicki Poland

Yulia Musikhina Italy

Ferdinando Iannaccone Hongkong

Mick Stylianos England

Hanna Kartuunen Finland

Warren Boyce England

Kristi Boyce England

Uapan Snidvongs Thailand

Marek Kosaty Poland

Łukasz Tomczak Poland

Sante Mandolini Italy

Olga Urumova Ukraine

Alexander Zhiratkov Hongkong

Lorena Cravero Italy

Naira Markina Ukraine

Argo Oblikas England

Nicole Kelly Ireland

Konstantin Panchenko Austria

Emma Lee Stowell England

Maria Schinder Germany

Sonja Koparanova Germany

Natalia Politanskaia Germany

Irina Vikatto Ukraine

...list will be updated soon