The Rainbow Dancers Finland and Vakita Dance Sports Club are sending off 2018 with a Ball at the 2018 Nordic Open International Same Sex Dance Competition. The annual event is the largest Same Sex Dance Event held in Northern Europe and for the first time ever, will be hosted in Finland. The dance competition will be hosting full A-D categories in both standard and Latin styles for Same-Sex and Mixed Gender couples.

In addition to the dancing competition, the Nordic Open will be hosting practice events and dance workshops. The competition is open to all participants from around the world and will culminate in a fabulous New Year’s Ball following the competition to welcome 2019. The New Year’s Ball will be hosted at a venue right in Helsinki’s city center and promises to be glittering with dinner and dancing.

Hosted Housing is available for competitors coming internationally and the Nordic Ball is looking for volunteers to help organize the event. Find more information about the 2018 Nordic Open and how to register at and don’t forget to RSVP on Facebook!

By Dirk Smith