Apr 29, 2017

International World Day of Dance

The 29th April, marks the annual celebration of World Dance Day. It is a celebration, founded in 1982 that seeks to promote the art of dance around the world. This international celebration is a recognition of the history of dance and its place in society. It is practised by amateurs and professionals alike.

The International Dance Organisation is also celebrating this day with the annual World Dance Olympiad, that starts today! The World Olympiad is being held in Moscow, Russia and will see thousands of dancers taking part, throughout the 8 days of competition, until the 6th May 2017.

IDO President Michael Wendt said:

‘The IDO celebrates this day, endorsing dance as an educational, cultural and sporting platform. Our legacy, promotes the art of dance in all its forms internationally as well as encourages, fosters and increases public interest in this art.

The IDO, will continue to strive to provide a proper place for dance in all its systems of education, adjudication and competition, so will continue to be THE World Dance Organisation, par excellence.’

The IDO wishes it’s all its members and dance enthusiasts around the globe, a great World Day of Dance!

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