Rimini, 28. 1. 2019
Fiona Johnson Kocjančič, članica predsedstva PZS in Športna direktorica IDO je konec januarja v Italiji prejela posebno priznanje za velik doprinos pri uveljavljanu plesa kot športne discipline tako v Italiji kot na nivoju svetovne zveze.
“La notte delle stelle was a televised gala event that took place in Rimini on 28. 1. 2019. Great names of dance from different World organizations IDO, WDSF and WDC together with great names of Italian dance were present at the 1st Gala event. The event was organized by MIDAS, and Promodanza. The hosts of the evening were Sara Di Vaira, a big dance TV star – Ballando con le stelle (Dancing with the stars Italy) and Mr. Ferrucio Galvagno, the organizer and founder of the »La notte delle stelle«. From IDO side, the IDO Sport Director, Fiona Johnson Kocjančič and IDO General Secretary, Mrs Kirsten Dan Jensen were invited. We are very proud to announce that Fiona Johnson Kocjančič received a recognition award for the extraordinary contribution offered to the development of dance sport in Italy and in the whole World during a her honoured career.
FJK: Receiving such a recognition is a great honour. The prize is an stimulation and proof that people do notice good work and appreciate my work that I am very passionate of. I would like to thank Mr Ferrucio Galvagno, FIDS Presidnet Michelle Barbone, FIDS Senior Vice-President Edilio Pagano and Piercarlo Pilani for the great and very powerful statement they did last night - DANCE JOINS all people from all different organizations and great, quality dance will always speak to all. THANK YOU FROM MY HEART!”