International Dance Day - April 29
Mon, Apr 29, 2024

International Dance Day

On April 29, it is time to feel the rhythm, and plunge into the alluring atmosphere on the dance floor. International Dance Day is celebrated, proclaiming the art of moving to music as effective therapy to get rid of bad thoughts and a dismal mood. Turn on your favorite songs, sing along and move as your heart tells you.

The History

This holiday was established and recognized in 1982. It unites dancers from different countries under the auspices of a magical creative art. The celebration’s date is the birthday of talented choreographer Jean-Georges Noverre.

Fun facts

No need to adhere to strict frameworks. Dance, forget about your worries.

  1. Pointed shoes were first worn by a prima in the ballet La Sylphide in 1832. The dancer’s name was Marie Taglioni.
  2. Dancing is popular. Films dedicated to this activity tell us about the hard work of dancers, motivated to achieve their goals, persevering until they fulfill their dreams.
  3. In China, the national dance is called the Dragon Dance, performed by a large team using poles. They need to maintain the imitation of the winged creature on the stage. This dance with the long-bodied dragon is a harbinger of good luck.

Television highly ranks shows with the concept of opposing dancers. They compete separately or in teams. The prize is an opportunity to train with the best choreographers, getting a chance to become unsurpassed masters in a dance style. There are huge opportunities for self-realization.

When is International Dance Day Celebrated in 2024?

International Dance Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on April the 29th each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday April 29 2024
Tuesday April 29 2025