In addition to the prestigious title of a member of the UNESCO International Dance Council, the highest body for dance, you are entitled to:
to provide teachers of additional education, choreographers, choreographers, choreographers and dancers with high-quality products for the development of professional activities, the implementation of creative ideas, the successful functioning of their choreographic collective, the popularization of creative activities among national and international media, government institutions.
Dr. Alkis Raftis was born in Athens.
He has degrees from 4 universities and is fluent in 8 languages. Taught at 4 universities and lectured at 20 other higher education institutions around the world. Author of 22 books on dance, culture and management. He has translated and edited 28 books on choreographic art.
Dr. Raftis has held leadership positions in industrial, banking and cultural organizations in Europe. He is the President of the Dora Stratu National Dance Theater in Athens.
Visits different countries every month to meet with members of the International Dance Council.
On April 29, as every year, Dance Day is celebrated all over the world by millions of dancers.
The date was proposed by the teacher and choreographer Pyotr Gusev in memory of the French choreographer, theorist and reformer of ballet Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), who was born on that day, who went down in history as the “father of modern ballet.”
Visit the official website www.DanceDay.CID-world.org to find:
- Guidelines and Ideas for the Annual Celebration of International Dance Day
- Official announcement for Dance Day 2020 as well as announcements from previous years
- Events by country, region and city