Created by the International Theatre Institute and UNSECO in 1982, International Dance Day is about celebrating this wonderful art of self expression.

In today’s world there are so many forms of dance as the art is practised in almost every part of the world. It is also used a form of communication and it’s not just humans that use dance this way. In the animal kingdom some species use dance as away of finding a mate.

the date chosen for this celebration is the birthday of French dancer and ballet master Jean-Georges Noverre. Born in 1727, he was considered the creator of ballet d’action which became the narrative ballet of 19th century.

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