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Monthly Archives: April 2017

  • Origin and objectives of the International Dance Day
    • Posted on April 29, 2017
    • By Dancer's Ways
    • Feelings and Thoughts

    The International Dance Committee (CDI, in relation with UNESCO) established the International Dance Day in 1982 and its date of April 29th was chosen to commemorate the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet.

    The goals of International Dance Day are to unite the world of dance, to pay tribute to dance, to celebrate its universality, crossing all political, cultural and ethnic barriers, to bring humanity together in friendship and peace around dance, the universal language.

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