In Pics | Witness how soul expresses itself on this International Dance Day

Written By: Sayan Ghosh | Updated: Apr 29, 2022, 02:56 PM(IST)

The world celebrates International Dance Day on April 29 in order to celebrate the language of dance with performers showing off their talents all across the world. The day was first celebrated in 1982 by Dance Committee of the International Theater Institute, a partner for the performing arts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

International Dance Day

The announcement of the first ever International Dance Day was made by the International Dance Council back in 1982.

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History of International Dance Day

The International Dance Day is celebrated on the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet.

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Significance of International Dance Day

The main reason behind the celebration of International Dance Day is to encourage participation and education around the world regarding the various dance forms.

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Celebrating International Dance Day

The International Dance Day is celebrated around the world with dance performances in order to spread the language of dance to a greater number of people.

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Purpose of International Dance Day

The International Dance Day also showcases the variety of dances that exists in cultures all around the world and it creates the perfect day for an exchange of knowledge about the art.

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