IDO World Couple Dance Championships 2023

Dear IDO fiends and colleagues , we are honored to welcome you to the IDO World Couple Dance Championships 2023.
The hotel Aleksandar Palace, leading hotel in Macedonia, is located on the right bank of the river Vardar next to the city park, only 3 km away from the town center and just next to the most important administrative, cultural and historical buildings.
The hotel has 135 air conditioned rooms including 22 suites: Junior suite, Executive suite and one Presidential Suite. All the rooms are fully equipped with direct telephone line, 32” and 42” LED Smart TV, satellite and cable TV, high speed wireless and DSL Internet connection, mini bar, etc.
Modern conference and banquette center consists of multifunctional Conference halls with capacity of 1800 seats and 4 smaller rooms with full equipment for business meetings.
Restaurant A la Carte and Aperitif Bar offer an exclusive selection of fine local and international cuisine and wide assortment of highly recommended local wine “Skovin”.
The Spa and fitness center features a state-of-the-art fitness equipment, as well as indoor heated pool, sauna, steam bath, hot tub. For sport lovers, the hotel has 6 tennis courts and 2 basketball courts.
The hotel has indoor garage with capacity of 40 vehicles and large parking space in front of the hotel.
It is our pleasure to host this event for you and make your stay in Skopje as comfortable as possible. The organizers team are at your disposal 24/7 prior and during the event. Please do not hesitate to contact us if needed.


There are two dance floors for all solo, duo and small group competitions. There is one dancefloor for formations and production.


Please make sure all dancers are ready and in full costume at least 60 minutes prior to the scheduled start. The given times are approximate and subject to change. The hosts will call participants only once!


Every contestant will get a certificate including the ranking approximately within 90 minutes after elimination. Please see staff members at the check-in counter in the entrance hall of the venue. Certificates are the official proof of ranking (Finalists will get the certificates at the winner’s ceremony) and given only to the Team-Captains.


The official IDO language is English. Therefore, the whole competition will be hosted in the English language. This includes all communication or any written information.


SUNDAY, 05.11.2023 16:30 - 20:00
MONDAY, 06.11.2023 08:00 - 20:00
TUESDAY /07.11.2023 08:00 – 20:00
WEDNESDAY, 08.11.2023 08:00 – 18:00
THURSDAY, 09.11.2023 08:30 – 18:00
FRIDAY, 10.11.2023 08:30 – 18:00


There will be food and beverages in front of the hall where you can eat and drink. Also the restaurants in the hotel will work with full capacity.


For security reasons, only dancers, backstage pass holders and press will have access to backstage AND FLOOR areas.


Please make sure team members are wearing the wristband at all times. Access to the venue without a wristband will not be granted. In case of removal or loss, team members will have to buy a ticket at the ticket counter at their own expense.
There is free parking space for busses and cars for all the participants at the Championship


The price giving ceremony will take place after the finals. All finalists will be honored with a medal and 3rd to 1st place with a trophy.


Official pictures , VIDEOS AND BROADCAST WILL BE available . MORE INFO AFTER 01.10.2023


Team captains will be asked to leave their cell phone number while checking in. This is in case that the organization team will have to inform you about possible time changes or any issues concerning a team or team members.