1st Andrea Faraci  with Iveta Pauryte, 2nd Artem Plakhotnyi  with Inna Berlizyeva, 3rd Craig Shaw  with Evgeniya Sutyaginskaya, 4th Emanuele Pappacena  with Francesca Lazzari; 5th Ruslan Meshkov  with Alexandra Nema. Judges declined to call back six couples.
Ballroom dance, a type of social dancing performed by couples, was once reserved for the privileged classes. But in the 20th century, husband-and-wife dance team Vernon and Irene Castle and film duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers brought it to the masses. In recent years, popular TV shows like Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance have reignited interest in dances like the fox-trot, waltz, and tango. Which of these dances once sparked outrage for its impropriety? More…Discuss