Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

**Wow, we did it again**

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Congrats! You won The Book Excellence Award! Dear Brigitt, It is with great pleasure to announce that you have been selected as a Book Excellence Award Winner for the following book and category: Book Title: Ballroom Icons Category: Arts and Entertainment There were hundreds of entries from around the world and your book was selected for its […]

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The dance detectives

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Alison Gallagher-Hughes hears from Brigitt Mayer-Karakis about the World Dance Council’s attempts to put history at our fingertips. Click the link below, to read the full article The_Dance_Detectives

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The History of Dance — A lecture by Brigitt Mayer, as presented at the Blackpool Congress

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Report by Philip Nicholas for Dance Beat (USA) Over the years there have been many interesting lectures at Blackpool. But over all the years I have been there I do not remember one about the history of our dances. History has always been very interesting to me, so when my dear friend Brigitt Mayer-Karakis told me […]

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Article in one of Germany’s leading newspapers “Rheinische Post”

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Northrhein Westphalias leading paper Rheinische Post talked to Brigitt Mayer-Karakis and her father U.H. Mayer while she was travelling and working in Germany. They talked about the project Ballroom Icons and the fact that the book slowly turns into a cult book within the ballroom scene. It is of course in German. To read the […]

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Ballroom Icons book worthy of title

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

DanceSport BC Vice President George Pytlik reviews the book on his website, and sent this note.

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