April 29th is International Dance Day as initiated by UNESCO back in 1982, the date commemorating the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), regarded as the founder of modern ballet. This year Vancouver’s Dance Centre is celebrating with a series of public performances and events around the downtown core. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The […]
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Today is International Dance Day and the Scotiabank Dance Centre is making sure Vancouverites can take part in some festivities. Photo credit: chancrystal on Flick Launched by UNESCO in 1982, International Dance Day celebrates the art of dance every April 29 with events worldwide Free programs offered today include: Vancouver Ballet Society Library will be […]