The International Dance Day is observed globally on 29 April every year. The day celebrates the value and importance of the dance and encourages participation and education in this art form through events and festivals. This day is also celebrated to promote the multiple benefits of dancing, to recognize dance as a stress reliever, expressing oneself, a way of celebrating happiness, and an activity that brings people together.
History of the day:
In 1982 the Dance Committee of ITI founded International Dance Day to be celebrated every year on the 29th of April, the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), creator of modern ballet. The intention of the International Dance Day Message is to celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers, and bring people together with a common language – dance.
FAQs on International Dance Day
Q.When is the international dance day celebrated?
International dance day is celebrated on 29th April 2022. International dance day is celebrated to celebrate the importance and value of dance.
Q.Why is international dance day celebrated?
International dance day is celebrated in the honor and birth of late dancer Jean Georges Noverre. He was a French dancer and the creator of modern ballet.
Q.Where is international dance day celebrated?
International dance day is celebrated worldwide in all UN members state. It is a global celebration of dance to promote diversity and culture through dance.