International Dance Day 2022: Theme, History

International Dance Day 2022: Theme, History, And Significance – International Dance Day is observed on April 29th every year across the world. This day marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre who is called the creator of modern ballet.

  • The main purpose of this day is to highlight the value and importance of the dance and encourage participation and education in this art form via events and festivals.
  • The creator of modern ballet Jean-Georges Noverre was born on this day.

International Dance Day 2022: Theme

  • Theme of the International Dance Day 2021:  ‘Purpose of dance’.

International Dance Day 2022: History

  • In the year 1982, the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) decided to set up this day with UNESCO.

International Dance Day 2022: Quotes:

  • “Almost nobody dances sober unless they happen to be insane.” – by H.P. Lovecraft
  • “Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett
  • “Dance is just like film in that it allows for thoughts in movement”. – by Twyla Tharp
  • “I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words”. – by Ruth St Denis
  • “Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” – by James Howe
  • I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words. –by Ruth St Denis
  • “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” – by Rumi
  • “When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.” – by Paulo Coelho

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