Date: 16., 17. and 18. may 2025

Orgenizers: Plesna šola Rolly, ŠD Rolly

Registration deadline: May 5th 2025

Registration and information: Festis



Talent Scout and Spark Seeker
Siniša Kraševac believes in the dance power of the region, is very active internationally, and has a special place in his heart for Maribor and the Rolly Dance Open, partly due to the Rolly dance school.
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Among RDO 2024 Judges, Also Known as Zenica's John Travolta
Semir Šerić is considered one of the most recognizable names in the Balkan dance scene. Hailing from Bosnia and Herzegovina, he has been dancing since he was 13 years old.
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Master of Oriental Dance Jennifer Sdrigotti Will Also Be with Us
Jennifer Sdrigotti, the world runner-up in oriental dances 2022, will be seen in action. She will be judging at the Rolly Dance Open 2024.
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Lejna Zadravec: won around the world and judged at the RDO 2024
Lejna Zadravec has been a top performer on European dance floors, making her experience as a judge at the Rolly Dance Open 2024 even more valuable.
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Davor Ćiković: From Supertalents to Judge on RDO 2024
Davor Ćiković made his biggest breakthrough in 2011 when he won the Croatian show Supertalent. After that, he spent several years as a judge, evaluating the performances of young talents.
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Ines Dragović Pedić Will Judge at RDO 2024
Ines Dragović Pedić gets sparks flying watching dancers on stage. Former competitor turned judge, she really vibes with the energy on the dance floor.
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Among the judges at RDO 2024 is Niki Jacqueline Vrabič
Niki Jacqueline Vrabič is in love with Pohorje and is also a dancer, judge and choreographer who has been creating in the field of dance for more than 15 years... She is in love with Hip-hop, and her dance team is mega successful on many international dance floors.
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Gordana Oreščanin is among the judges at RDO 2024
Among the judges at Rolly dance open 2024 will be one of the biggest dance stars in the Balkans, the nice Gordana Oreščanin , who has repeatedly proven her keen eye for finding young talents. We are sure that it will be like this this time too ...
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Among the judges at 2024 also excellent Michal Rynia
Michal Rynia started his career as a hip-hop dancer, but now he has settled on the outskirts of the Slovenian cultural space in Nova Gorica. There, he and his wife expand their Slovenian dance horizons.
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Who is Matevž Česen?
Matevž Česen is a professional dancer, choreographer, dance coach, dance judge and founder of the MTP movement ... He has so many awards at home and around the world that it is difficult to collect them all in one place.
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Will Matevž Česen sit among the judges at RDO 2024?
Matevž Česen is considered one of the most successful Slovenian professional dancers, choreographers, trainers and judges. This is confirmed by numerous national, European and world titles, so it is no wonder that the whole world follows me.
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- Rolly Dance Open 2024 - results
- Rolly Dance Open 2023 - results
- Rolly Dance Open 2022 - results
- Rolly Dance Open 2021 - results
- Rolly Dance Open 2019 - results

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how we did last years:
2024 and 2023

  • URBAN (Urban encompasses choreographies of different street dance styles, such as hip hop, break dance, electric boogie etc. It could be only technical choreograph or it could be integrated into a story. Stage props are permitted).
  • DISCO DANCE (Disco dance contains disco genres such as dance floor and freestyle. Modern elements from hip-hop and break dance etc. are allowed, but typical disco elements should dominate. Acrobatic moves are allowed but should not dominate the performance).
  • ACROBATIC DANCE (Acrobatic dance is a dance style that combines classical dance technique with precise performance of acrobatic elements. Its choreography should seamlessly blend dance and acrobatics. Acrobatics must be a part of the dance and not a gymnastic floor exercise).
  • BREAK DANCE (Break dance constitutes of: footwork (Six-step, Knee-step…), Up rock (Battle-rock, Indian-step…), freezes (Clash, Baby-freeze…), power moves (Headspin, Windmills…). Acrobatic moves (Flips/Screws, Butterflies) are allowed, but should not dominate the performance).
  • HIP HOP BATTLE (Different styles of hip hop, such as old-school (popping, locking, jazz-rock, hype…), new school (new style, krumpin, dance hall…), housedance (footwork, jacking, lofting), wacking, voguing, fall under hip hop discipline. Movements and elements, typical of electric boogie and break dance, are allowed, but should not dominate the performance).
  • SHOW DANCE (Show dance is based on jazz technique, classical ballet technique and moderncontemporary dance technique. Technique of other dance disciplines can be incorporated, but should not dominate the performance. Story, presented by dancers, is the essential component of individual performances).
  • JAZZ (Jazz is an extremely diverse art form. The entire routine must consist of jazz work, i.e. jazz technique turns, jumps isolations, stretch etc. Acrobatic elements are not permitted. Choreography must consist of basic jazz elements).
  • MODERN (Modern dance is based on a relaxed, free movement-dancing, choreographers use feelings and moods to design their own dance steps. The entire dance routine must consist of modern dance techniques and current trends).
  • BALET (Dancers in this discipline must present Classical Ballet Technique and style and must perform it in soft ballet slippers or Pointe shoes. Lyrical, modern and modern jazz techniques and pieces are not permitted in this discipline).
  • TEP (The primary emphasis is on the harmonious bled of the music and dancer’s footwork technique; the dancer uses taps on his/her shoes to make sounds. The music must not contain pre-recorded taps. The dancer’s taps and music must be clearly audible to the dancer him/herself, to the audience and to adjudicators/judges).
  • ORIENTAL (This style of dance is based on classical RagsSharqi style and can contain elements of other oriental folk dances and styles).
  • FOLK AND ETHNIC DANCE (This style of dance must express regional tradition, passed down from generation to generation. Costumes and music must reflect folkloric tradition).
  • MAJORETTE & TWIRLNIG DANCE (The main prop or accessory in majorette dance is the baton. There are also additional accessories, such as flags, ribbons, pom-poms, umbrellas, hats … Besides marching the dance incorporates also basics of ballet technique, gymnastics and dance to different music while performing demanding elements with baton and other accessories).
  • POM PON (Incorporated intensive physical activity both to motivate sport teams and audiences and for fun. Choreography can encompass many elements, such as tumbling, jumping, cheering in order to motivate spectators to cheer for a sports team).
  • PRODUCTION (A production is defined as an elaborate theatrical presentation. It must contain a clear theme and story with a beginning, middle and end. Its primary purpose is audience entertainment. All dance styles are allowed. There are no age restrictions in productions and dancers from different age divisions can compete).
  • POLE DANCE OPEN (Pole open beginers and aerial flow - more about this)
  • OPEN
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Highlights from Rolly dance open 2024

Highlights from Rolly dance open 2023

Highlights from past years