26th World Congress on Dance Research


26th World Congress on Dance Research held in Riga will be one of the largest gatherings of dance specialists from the world wide in 2010. It will be a great opportunity to showcase one's work to a wide audience of practitioners, dance teachers, choreographers, researchers. All forms of dance will be represented in the Congress during the 9-hours-a-day program in parallel rooms. The program will include:
Research reports (papers) presented and discussed among peers, lectures on original subjects resulting from long experience, demonstration classes of various methodologies by teachers, performances by dance companies, duos or solos, video projections presenting choreographies or full performances, exhibitions and sale of books, records, pictures, costumes, accessories, etc.
Intended primarily for dance professionals, it will be a trade fair and a participatory event, facilitating
contacts with colleagues and informal discussions as well as promoting wider discussion about the diversity of dance in Latvia and worldwide.

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • International


  • Promouvoir une connaissance mutuelle de la diversité culturelle, ethnique, linguistique, religieuse
  • Renforcer l'éducation de qualité et le développement de compétences interculturelles

Pays bénéficiaire (s) / Groupes cibles

  • All interested in dance
  • Dance teachers
  • Dance practitioners
  • Choreographers
  • Dancers

Principaux partenaires

with the support of the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Culture of Latvia
Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy
Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia
Municipality of Riga

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

International Dance Council Riga section