On Saturday, May 21st 2011, it was time. The category "tap dance" is on competition program. 
At 8 o'clock gates of the Intersport-hall opens. Preparing and waiting ... 
9 o'clock: The competition begins with the children (solo, duo / trio, group). Raphael and the Dance Company is waiting backstage.
9:30: The Junior Solos: It begins with a colleague from South Africa. Then Raphael: he dances sovereign his "Rhythm of Life". Although the hall is not fully filled at the early hour, the audience acknowledged Raphael's performance noticeably loud. Once again after Raphael, a colleague from South Africa's turn. Raphael is happy in the dressing room, where he is greeted enthusiastically by his family. Later the tap dance coach of the South African delegation even congratulated Raphael.