Welcome to Nordic Open 2018!

Nordic Open is an international same-sex dance competition, now organized first time in Finland!

There will be full A-D categories in both standard and latin for same-sex and mixed couples. Also show couples competition is included. The competition schedule has now been published.

Audience! Let your favourite couples know you cheer for them on the competition day! See Spectators page for more information about tickets. You can also have a look on the Venue and how to get there.

In addition to the competition, there will be also other activities on our side program, to make the best out of your dancing Helsinki experience. Part of these social activities will be our spectacular New Year’s ball, official competition after party. Come and dance with us and all the fellow dancers till the year ends!

Want to help us organize Nordic Open 2018? You are warmly welcome to come volunteer with us. Each helping hand makes a big difference.

More information about the competition and related events will be added to these pages, so stay tuned! Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us, we are happy to help.


Nordic Open 2018 is organized by dance sport club Vantaan Kilpatanssijat ry (Vakita) in collaboration with Finnish queer and same-sex dance association Sateenkaaritanssijat ry – Rainbow Dancers Finland.

Vakita is a dance sports club located in Vantaa and it is part of the Finnish Dance Sport Federation.