General Assembly


              21ème Assemblée Générale

              du Conseil International de la Danse CID


    Le lundi 21 décembre 2015 à Paris.

 1. Ouverture de la séance par le Président

 2. Désignation de la Commission Juridique

 3. Adoption de l’ordre du jour

 4. Admission de nouveaux membres

 5. Rapport d’activités

 6. Rapport financier

 7. Approbation des activités et de la gestion financière

8. Programme d’activités et budget 2017-2018

 9. Approbation du programme d’activités et du budget

10. Questions diverses (liste d'intervenants, 3 minutes chacun)



            Invitation to the 21st General Assembly

               of the International Dance Council CID


   As member of the International Dance Council you are invited to attend the 21st ordinary General Assembly to be held on Monday 21 December 2015 at Palais de l'UNESCO in Paris.

   CID does not provide financial assistance for travel or accommodation. You can apply to your country's National UNESCO Commission and to public or private sponsors, on the basis of this invitation. Venue, time and program will be communicated before November 2015.

   The present letter constitutes a formal invitation in support for your application to consular authorities for a visa, if required.

   For further information please contact the CID Secretariat.

                                                              Prof. Alkis Raftis





     Invitation à la 21ème Assemblée Générale

         du Conseil International de la Danse CID

   En tant que membre du Conseil International de la Danse, vous êtes convoqué/e à la 21ème Assemblée Générale ordinaire, qui se tiendra le lundi 21 décembre 2015 dans le Palais de l'UNESCO à Paris.

   Le CID ne pouvant pas prendre en charge les frais de voyage ou d'hébergement, vous pouvez faire une demande auprès de la Commission Nationale pour l'UNESCO de votre pays ou bien auprès d'organismes publics ou privés, sur la base de cette invitation. L'endroit, l'heure et le programme seront communiqués avant le mois de novembre 2015.

   La présente convocation peut être utilisée pour soutenir votre demande de visa auprès des autorités consulaires, si nécessaire.

   Pour des renseignements complémentaires veuillez contacter le Secrétariat du CID.

                                                               Prof. Alkis Raftis



Useful information

21st General Assembly of the CID in Paris

01. Venue

Monday 21 December 2015 at 10:00 in Salle II, Palais de l'UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07, Cambronne station with metro line no. 6.

Passport is required for security check. Be there 30 minutes earlier for accreditation at the CID Secretariat and payment of membership fee 2016.

02. Agenda

The General Asssembly is an administrative event, there are no performances or dance classes. You can ask the Secretariat to be included in the list of speakers, you will have 3 minutes to present your views, preferably on the situation in your particular type of dance. The list of speakers will close in November.

03. Languages

English and French are the working languages of CID. You can use any other language if you are in the list of speakers but no translation will be provided.

04. Networking

We want you to meet every member in the Assembly, discuss cooperation with them. Bring a large number of visiting cards to exchange (see about it at the CID Portal). Bring flyers and printed matter to distribute. Over 300 members are expected from dozens of countries.

05. Accommodation

Book a hotel preferably along Rue de Grenelle or further down the no. 6 metro line. We can recommend hotels at lower prices within 45 minutes trip by metro. Book as early as possible to get a lower price - most hotels will be fully booked long before Christmas.

06. Visits

We will have a list of places of particular interest to dance professionals. The Paris for Dancers website is in preparation. A team of CID Members from Paris will be available to give you local information.

07. Delegation to UNESCO

Call for an appointment and visit the Delegation of your country to UNESCO. Find contact details at

08. International Certification

International Certification will be handed to students of yours who attend the General Assembly, a special ceremony will take place on this occasion. Send to the Secretariat list of students present.

09. Informal meetings

There will be informal meetings of members the days before and after at a permanent meeting point in the neighborhood.

10. Visa

Call the Consulate of France to get information on what documents they need and how long it takes. We can send a letter of invitation to use for this purpose.

More information will be added to this list later.


                                                Information to members

                                          21st General Assembly of the CID

The General Assembly takes place every two years, elections every four years. All Members receive an invitation to attend, together with the draft agenda.

Only CID members can attend the CID General Assembly. A non-member can attend only if he/she is the authorized representative of an institutional member (school, company or association). Members unable to attend can send a proxy for another member.

CID does not cover travel, accommodation or other expenses. Members can apply for funding to their country's National UNESCO Commission and to public or private sponsors.


                                                 Information aux membres

                                          21ème Assemblée Générale du CID

L'Assemblée Générale a lieu tous les deux ans, élections tous les quatre ans. Tous les membres reçoivent une convocation avec l'ordre du jour proposé.

Seuls les membres peuvent assister à l'Assemblée Générale. Un non-membre peut y assister seulement s' il (ou elle) est le représentat attitré d'une Institution (école, compagnie ou association) membre. Membres ne pouvant pas assister peuvent donner pouvoir à un autre membre.

Le CID ne couvre pas les frais de voyage, d'hébérgement ou autres dépenses. Les membres peuvent faire une demande à la Commission National UNESCO de leur pays, des organismes publics ou des sponsors.


General Assemblies of CID


20th General Assembly of the CID & 36th World Congress on Dance Research

Hotel Azimuth, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 03/11/2013


19th General Assembly of CID

Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, 27 November 2011.

18th General Assembly of CID

Gran Teatro Cervantes, Malaga, Spain, 19/07/2009

17th General Assembly of CID

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, 14/04/2007

16th General Assembly of CID

Palm Beach Hotel, Larnaca, Chyprus, 13/11/2005

15th General Assembly of CID

Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04/06/2003

14th General Assembly of CID

Palais de l'UNESCO, Paris, France, 27/06/2001



13th General Assembly of CID & International Symposium & International Dance Festival

Seoul, South Korea, 07-08/10/1998

12th General Assembly of CID

Sevilla, Spain, 1996

11th General Assembly of CID

Torino, Italy, 1994

10th General Assembly of CID

Pyongyang, North Korea, 28/09/1992

9th General Assembly of CID

Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 19-20/09/1990

7th General Assembly of CID

Nimes, France, 1988

6th General Assembly of CID

Paris, France, 1986

5th General Assembly of CID

Paris, France, 1984

4th General Assembly of CID

Stockholm, Sweden, 1982

3rd General Assembly of CID

London, UK, 1980

2nd General Assembly of CID

Köln, Germany, 02/07/1977

1st General Assembly of CID

Stockholm, Sweden, 01/06/1975


International Dance Council      -      Conseil International de la Danse
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