Elevent Star – dance competition

Elevent Group wishes you, dear competitors and spectators of the Elevent Star- competition, welcome to Helsinki, Finland. This is our 16th competition in Helsinki already, this time at a new venue, Ravintola Töölö! We at Elevent have done everything possible to make this day a unique experience for everyone.

We at Elevent commit ourselves to striving for excellency in whatever we do, and we sincerely hope you all enjoy your stay in Helsinki and the atmosphere and excitement of the competitions. Let us all cheer the great competitors, professionals and amateurs alike, on the dance floor!

Welcome to Helsinki!
The Elevent team


Ravintola Töölö
Runeberginkatu 14-16
00100 Helsinki


The competition starts at noon and ends around 9 pm. 

The schedule will be published week 38!


Register with the registration form at the bottom of this page.
Ticket sales starts 14 June at 9 am.

Price: 25€ + service charge.

No numbered seats.

Lunch tickets to be bought in advance (Show & Dinner), through the entry form (competitors) or ticket service (audience)

Tickets: Lippu.fi

Tickets at the Venue 30€.

Up-coming competitions:

28.9.2024 NEW!

Age categories in ProAm

A: under 40 years 
B: over 40 years
C: over 50 years
D: over 60 years


You may enter in a younger category (C -> B) if you wish.

ProAm Categories

  • Newcomer: All ten dances
  • Single Dance: Open Bronze, Open Silver, Open Gold
  • Multi Dance: Bronze, Silver, Gold
    2 dance (cc,r), (w, t)  (no age categories)
    3 dance (cc, s, j), (w, t, q)  (no age categories)
    4 dance (cc, s, r, j), (w, t, f, q)  (no age categories)
    5 dance (no age categories)
  • Scholarship
  • American Smooth: 
    • Single Dance: Open Bronze, Open Gold
      Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
    • Open Scholarship
      In American Smooth, now also Amateur category!
  • Showcase

NOTE 1: you may enter more than one category, higher than your level (for instance Bronze/Silver or Newcomer/Bronze). For entering Scholarship, you need to dance all 5 Single Dances in the same category.

NOTE 2: if you have earlier attended ProAm competitions and won your category twice (or single dances in Single Dance category), you must attend the next competition in  a higher category: Newcomer->Bronze, Bronze->Silver, Silver->Gold.

Entry Fees

Early Bird -prices until 31 August 2024. Normal price in parenthesis.  Entry ends on 14 September 2024, at 23.59.



  • Newcomer (per dance): 25€ (35€)
  • Multi Dance 2 dance challenge 50€ (75€), 3 dance challenge 70€ (85€), 4 dance challenge 90€ (105€), 5 dance challenge 100€ (115€)
  • Open BronzeOpen Silver ja Open Gold Single Dance 25€ (35€) / tanssi
  • Scholarship: 105€ (125€)
  • American Smooth (per dance): 25€ (35€)
  • VIP Show Case: 115€ (135€)

The closest hotel is Hotel Helka, abt 300 m from the venue.

Hotel Helka
Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23
00100 Helsinki
phone. +359 9 613 580


We do not have special prices at this hotel.

Aleksi Tiira

A) Peep Vardja, Estonia
B) Jelena Samuilova, Latvia
C) Mikko Kaasalainen, Finland
D) Eric Hento, Finland
E) Minna Tanttu, Finland
F) Janica Saarni, Finland

No live stream at this competition.

No official photographer at this competition.

Competition information

The competition starts at noon and ends around 9 pm.

The schedule will be published in week 38.

Ravintola Töölö
Runeberginkatu 14-16
00100 Helsinki

Closest parking is EuroPark P-Kampin, 600 m from the venue.

Garderobe next to the entrance, price 3 €.

The registration starts at 10 am, by the main doors.

ProAm classes are held under the rules of NDCA, rules here.

Lunch is available for the competitors and audience at the Venue from 11 am– 5 pm. Lunch buffet 13,50 € + service charge, preorder only, 2 warm dishes. The buffet includes green salad and bread with spread.

The lunch need to be preorderd on the entry form (competitiors) or together with your entry ticket (audience).

Some savory and sweet things also on sale. Alcohol is sold in the restaurant and in the Ballroom.


10.30 – 10.45 Ballroom
10.45 – 11.00 Latin
11.00 – 11.15 Ballroom
11.15 –  11.30 Latin
11.30 – 11.45 Ballroom
11.45 – 11.55 Latin


Please respect the times and genres, so that everyone may warm-up to their own genre.

The hostess of the competition is Sofia Kohtala. She will help you in any matter. Please don’t hesitate to approach when needed!

The dressing rooms are on the first floor, a long hallway, unisex. There is also a small room at the end of the hall for hair- and make-up and women. Try to keep your belongings in your bags to prevent lost items. Don’t leave valuables unguarded, leave them in the guarded garderobe at the entrance.

Hair- and Make-up at the end of the hallway in the ladies dressingroom.

Our fabulous Finnish and Ukrainian team is ready to make you fabulous!

Hair and make-up at the Venue on Saturday

The Finnish top make-up artists Ilkka and Raili!


Ilkka Ruotsalainen
+358 400 802 132

Raili Hulkkonen

Price 100 €

Cash only.

The Ukrainian mother-and-daughter team will make you shine!

Svetlana Burakova (mother, hair)
Aleksandra Burakov  (daughter, hair and make-up)

+380 63 394 7634 (WhatsApp)

Price: hair Latin 75€,  Ballroom 80€, make-up 75€

Cash only.

Check out their work below!

Svetlana Burakova

Aleksandra Burakova

The Alemana Shop is not present at this competition.

Photos by Jari Salopino, jari@kuvauspalvelusalopino.fi

All ProAm category diplomas are awarded in the loppy after the day session. Either the student or the teacher can come pick up the diploma. All of the students’ danced categories are on the same diploma.

After the evening part, prizes will be awarded as usual to the ProAm couples in the ballroom.

Remember to return your numbers to the registration, a fine of 30 € for unreturned numbers.

The competitiors may stay and watch the competition after their performance. Upper balcony reserved for competitiors. No ticket neede.



Ticket sales start 14 June 2024 at 9 am. Lunch tickets to be bought in advance (Show & Dinner), through the entry form (competitors) or ticket service (audience).Tickets: Lippu.fi

Price:  Ticket only 25,00€, Show & Dinner 38,50€ + service fee.

Tickets at the Venue 30€.

The seats are not numbered.

No live steam at this competition.

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