Stanislav Zelianin & Irina Cherepanova

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Meet Stanislav

Stanislav, also known as Stas, has been dancing since he was very little.
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Meet Irina

Irina has danced with Stas for a long time, “We started dancing together when we were babies,” laugh the pair, who represent Russia.
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Dressed By the Best

How does it feel to be a DSI Elite Performer? “All the DSI team are great. It’s all about the people with whom we work – everyone is very helpful and creative! Special thanks go to Nina, Theresa, Lucy and Ash for Irina’s beautiful dresses. But basically our total look is from DSI because Stas also wears DSI tail suits and all his shirts and collars and absolutely everything are DSI."
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All About the Couple

Stas and Irina are one of the world’s top Professional Ballroom couples. The couple have worked with DSI since January 2014. “All the DSI team are great.”  The stability of their partnership has translated into success on the competition floor. With all their experience in the world’s top competitions, they find it difficult to pick a favourite. “For us each competition is very important and we cherish every moment on the dance floor,” they say. “Of course, Blackpool Dance Festival is one of the most beautiful competitions as it has such a distinguished panel of adjudicators, who are all former champions, a great venue and competitors from all over the world. Another special event is the International at the Royal Albert Hall. As an artist, where could be better to perform?    
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Their Results

1. 2nd place in the WDC 2021 World professional Ballroom Championships, 2021 2. 2nd place in the International Championships professional Ballroom, 2021 3. 2nd place in the Blackpool Dance Festival professional Ballroom, 2021
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The World Professional Ballroom Championships 2021


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Blackpool 2021

We are tremendously proud of our DSI Elite Performers Stas and Irina, finishing in second overall in a closely contested final. Stas wore our Couture tail suit showing off his immaculate silhouette, whilst Irina’s fully feathered dress emulated her class and style on the dance floor.
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UK Open Video

Watch Stanislav Zelianin & Irina Cherepanova Presentation Dance at the UK Open 2019.
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