Freedom to Dance Competition:
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The Organisers of Freedom to Dance, Tony & Amanda Dokman, Jonathan Crossley and John Wood and also the Presidents; Richard Gleave OBE and Anne Gleave would like to thank and acknowledge the huge help and assistance of all its Sponsors without who this competition would be impossible to run.


We are honoured to announce that Ms Bing Lin of Cimen is a kind Sponsor of Freedom to Dance 2018.
The Cimen International Dance Championships are fast becoming one of the best in the World.
Not only organising a fabulous competition but also now with a brand new amazing Dance Academy in
Shanghai, Cimen and Ms Bing Lin are now a huge driving force within the world of Ballroom dancing.
All at Freedom to Dance sincerely thank Ms Bing Lin for her kind support.


Mr. Terence Lay & Ms. Wendy To Man Ying

We are very proud to say that Mr. Terence Lay & Ms. Wendy To Man Ying will be Sponsors of Freedom to Dance again in 2018. They have given their kind support since the launch of Freedom To Dance in 2010.
Mr. Terence Lay is the organiser of the Fabulous Asia Open Dance Tour Hong Kong, the Chairman of Asia Starlight Dance Association and Starlight Dance Centre Hong Kong & Macau.
He is also the Vice-Chairman of WDC Amateur League – Asia, and President of the Macau International Professional Ballroom Dance Association.
The organisers are extremely thankful for their continued support.

Lily Cashin

We are very pleased and proud to announce that Lily Cashin will once again sponsor the Professional Latin event in 2018. Lily is a much loved figure within the Dance World as well as a very accomplished dancer herself. She has performed many fabulous show dances in the past and is also a mentor to many young dancers. We are delighted that Lily is part of our Freedom to Dance family and we thank her for her continued support.


Ronnie Li @ ChrisAnne Clover

We are extremely grateful to Ronnie Li of ChrisAnne Clover for his wonderful continued support and generosity. Once again Ronnie will be sponsoring the Amateur Ballroom Competition this year with the fabulous Chrisanne Clover. Mr Ronnie Li has an excellent reputation within the Dance World for being a kind and caring businessman who is loved by everyone who know him. His takeover of Chrisanne has been highly successful and we are honoured he is part of the Freedom family and will again support Freedom to Dance.



We are thrilled that Gentil are once again sponsoring an event at Freedom to Dance! With Chisaki at the helm Gentil has grown into a fabulous and highly respected Dance clothing company within the Ballroom and Latin Dance World. We thank Chisaki for her help and support and we are proud that for 2018 she will be sponsoring the Professional Ballroom event.



It is the first year that we have JORDY onboard at Freedom to Dance and we could not be more grateful or honoured!
Chris Stephenson was a fantastic Latin dancer himself and he has gone on to found and run JORDY, one of the biggest and most successful Dance Wear companies in the World.
Jordy will Sponsor our Amateur Latin event this year. We sincerely thank Chris for his support to Freedom to Dance.


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DSI (Gerald Schwanzer)

We would like to thank Gerald Schwanzer of DSI for his continued support and coverage of Freedom to Dance. DSI is a company that, although already established as fabric and dress suppliers, continue to strive to push things forward and the coverage on DSI TV they offer, of all the major dance competitions, is fabulous.
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