International Congress of CID at UNESCO

Greetings from the Vinogradov Foundation

Press release

We are honored to invite professionals and fans of music, choreography, art therapy to the International Congress of CID at UNESCO on research in the field of dance and musical culture, which will take place on April 25-29, 2018 in St. Petersburg.
The Congress was organized by the St. Petersburg section of the International Dance Council (CID at UNESCO-International Dance Council-Conseil International de la Danse, CID c/O UNESCO, Paris, France) with the support of WPPs. a.i. Herzen (Russia, St. Petersburg), Foundation for the Preservation and development of classical ballet. Oleg Vinogradov.

The main objectives of the Congress:

  • Dialogue and creation of new forms of cooperation for the Association of Representatives of the world dance and music culture, art-therapy;
  • Expert dialogue on the preservation of intangible cultural heritage.

Objectives of the Congress:

  • To provide an opportunity for national cultures to present authentic ethnic forms of dance that require protection and preservation;
  • To provide an opportunity for ballet experts to discuss the issue of classical ballet as a universal supranational form of choreography, claiming for entering the representative list of Intangible Cultural heritage of UNESCO;
  • To give an opportunity to experts in the field of music and choreography, dance and music therapy to demonstrate the level of skill, to share researches and methods, to generalize advanced pedagogical experience and to exchange scientific Information in the field of pedagogy, psychology of dance art and art therapy.

In the program of Congress:

  • Scientific and practical Conference “preservation of Intangible cultural heritage in music and dance Art” 27.04.2018
  • Scientific and practical Conference “dialogue of the past, present and future in the art world” 28.04.
  • Meeting of the CID Expert Council on the Preservation of intangible cultural Heritage 27.04.2018
  • Lectures, master classes, video presentations 26-28.04.2018

Events dedicated to the World Dance Day:

  • Educational Project-Bal “Petrovsky Heritage” 24.04.2018
  • Festival of Choreographic Art “heritage” 27.04. 2018
  • Gala concert with participation of Russian and international participants of the Congress 27.04.2018
  • Concert of Symphonic Orchestra CDC “Moskovsky” 28.04.2018
  • Festive event “Ship of Dance” (Dance Ark) 29.04.2018

Among the participants are art historians, cultural, ballet, choreographers and teachers-tutors, specialists in dance and music therapy, performers of all styles, directions and forms of dance. In the framework of the Congress will work the student section on the basis of WPPs. A. And. Herzen, open to students of creative universities.

Representatives of Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, the USA, Finland, France and Croatia will take part in the Congress.

The official ceremonies of the Congress will be the presentation of memorable exclusive medals of the CID for special merits in international activities in the field of culture and art.

As a result of the Congress, a resolution will be adopted and a collection of scientific articles published.

The Congress is organized in accordance with the principles of the UN and UNESCO. Such events are important for strengthening peacekeeping positions and enhancing the prestige of the country, as well as confirming the image of St. Petersburg as a cultural capital.

Congress Venue:

  • Conference Halls of the Hotel “St. Petersburg”, Pirogovskaya NAB., d. 5/2
  • WPPs them. A. And. Herzen, NAB. River Wash 48, building 4 (entrance from UL. Kazan, D. 3)
  • Konstantinovsky Palace, GC “Palace of Congresses”, Strelna, Birch Alley, 3

President of the CID at Uneso section in St. Petersburg
Kondratova Aelita Yevgenyevna
+ 7 921 936 98 28