China's Lepeng Lin and his partner from Moldova, Anastasia Barhatova, will make their first show appearance in the United States when they present their elegant international style ballroom show at the monthly Premier Ballroom dance event at the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday, Aug. 31. Lin, from DaLian, is the former Asian Dancesport Champion after his victory in Nanjing. By Special invitation, he was invited to perform at the nation-wide televised opening Paralympic Summer games ceremony in Beijing. Barhatova is a multiple times Fred Astaire ballroom and show dance champion who has performed throughout the world. She, too, is an accomplished American smooth dance champion and World Dance Council adjudicator.
Showtime is 9:30 p.m. with general dancing from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. to the music of deejay PVS Sound. A dance lesson will be taught at 8 p.m. Singles and couples are welcome. $20. Complimentary snacks. Call for reservations. Exit 47 off the Merritt Parkway at 4070 Park Ave.