Now in its 10th year at Disneyland® Paris the International Festival of Dance and Performing Arts continues to set the bar for dance championships and singing competitions at Disneyland® Paris.
With competitors previously attending from over 30 countries, IFDPA is your chance to compete against dancers from all over the world.
New Format for 2019 More opportunities to compete than ever before!
IFDPA is unique as it offers a wide range of competitive opportunities to every attending dancer or school. Now with even more chances to compete and win!
Our competitions and challenges
Below you can find details of all our competitions and challenges, including links to 'info sheets' download featuring all category and age group information, requirements, guidelines and rules for each specific element.
IFDPA Group Championships
With group categories in the classic dance genres including Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre/Variety plus an Open category; dance schools can compete in as many of their favourite categories as they like with multiple entries allowed from each school in a category. Dancers can compete to win our IFDPA Primary, Juniors, and Seniors titles.
IFDPA Solo/Duo Open Championships
Available for Solos and Duos, the 'Open Dance' Championships has been designed to welcome dancers from all styles and genres; any dancer competing at IFDPA can now enter a solo and a duo, with no limits on number of entrants from each school! Dancers can compete to win our IFDPA Primary, Junior, and Senior titles, giving all dance styles not represented in our IFDPA Dance Championship category the chance to compete! Be it Scottish Highland Dance, Irish Dancing, Freestyle, Sequence, Jive, Latin or Fusion Gymnastics, 'Open Dance' can accommodate any style not covered in the other sections.
The Dance Magics Challenge - New Duo category for 2019
It wouldn’t be a true Disney event without the opportunity for dancers to embrace the world of Disney’s music, theatre and films, in a magical themed challenge! Choose your favourite song or theme, design your costumes and get ready to wow the Disney judges! For solo dancers, and now NEW for 2019 Duo category... Join with your dance partner and recreate one of those magical Disney combinations of Prince and Princesses, or the likes of Timone and Pumba, Peter Pan and Wendy… the opportunities are endless! This challenge is billed as a fun experience with prizes awarded for Costume Characterisation, Musical Interpretation, Overall Impression and Judges special awards inspired by elements such as Creativity, Enthusiasm, Vibrancy, Effort and Entertainment Value. The dance floor is yours, take the chance to sparkle!
Sing Starz Singing Competition - Now with duets!
Don’t just dance but love to Sing? IFDPA’s Singing Competition ‘Sing Starz’ where solo, duets and groups of aspiring singers will have the chance to shine and show off their musical talents in Open and Disney themed categories.
The competition will feature 6 categories covering two themes...
- Perform a piece from any musical style pop, rock, folk, gospel, acapella.. the choice is yours.
- The only criteria is the piece must have a Disney Theme
• Open Solo Singing
• Disney Solo Singing
• Open Duet Singing
• Disney Duet Singing
• Open Group Singing
• Disney Group Singing
Roxity Streetdance Championships
Designed in partnership with Steady (Flawless) & Rhimes (Boadicea Dance Company) and featuring solo and crew categories with a unique system, taking into account both age and experience of the dancer for ultimate fairness. Age groups including primary, junior and senior. Experience groups including beginner, intermediate and advanced.