ABOVE: Düsseldorf International's Terminal C on a non-dancing day.
Düsseldorf International Airport, in cooperation with the North Rhine-Westphalia Dancing Association, will stage a free "Dance terminal, dance!" extravanza from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 5.
On a dance floor inside the airport, 15 couples will compete for the "Airport Arcades Grand Prize in Latin American Dancing." The jury of judges will be headed by Joachim Llambi of the TV Show Let's Dance.
Spectators can also attend workshops in Dirty Dancing, Salsa, Merengue, Disco Fox, Neotango, Bachata, and West Coast Swing.
Other events will include a children's and teens' disco, demonstration performances by leading dance teams, and a presentation by Step Dance World Champion Bernd Paffrath.
Finally, Düsseldorf International will offer free behind-the-scenes airport tours on September 5. (No dancing shoes required.)
For more information in English, see the "Dance terminal, dance!" page at the airport's Web site.
About the airport: Düsseldorf International is the third-largest airport in Germany, with nonstop flights from a number of U.S. and Canadian cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Ft. Myers, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Toronto, San Francisco, Vancouver) along with flights to many airports in Europe.
For more information about the airport in English, German, and Dutch, go to www.duesseldorf-international.de.
For advice on visiting the city of Düsseldorf and its surroundings, go to www.duesseldorf-tourismus.de.
Photo: Düsseldorf International/Andreas Wiese.