The program includes

•  Scientific and practical conferences

Preservation of cultural heritage – dialogue of epochs in arts of music and dance

•  Lectures, workshops, video presentations, exhibitions, performances 
Conference Topics:
•  Preservation of  heritage of classical ballet
•  Heritage of Marius Petipa (200th anniversary of birth)
•  Preservation of intangible cultural heritage of nations of the world (folklore, ethnopsychology. The problems of dance notion
•  Preservation and development of national cultures outside the homeland
•  Health-saving technologies (dance, fitness, gymnastics, art - therapy)
•  Artistic education or art-therapy? Innovative methods
•  Psychological and pedagogical methods of teaching creative disciplines
•  The semiotics of dance, music, words
•  Cultural, historical, anthropological research in the field of culture and art
Congress Sections
•  Heritage of world ballet. Marius Petipa (200th anniversary of birth) - a dialogue of epochs
•  Classics for all
•  Contemporary choreography. (Modern, Contemporary, Jazz)
•  Art - Therapy. Synthesis of music, gesture, color
•  Dance and music therapy
•  Historical, pair, social dances of the 17-21 century
•  Folk dances and preservation of ethnic cultures
•  Sports choreography
•  Student section




Preliminary Congress Programm



April 24 - 25, 2018

Arrival of participants

14:00 – 21:00 Registration. Hotel «Saint-Petersburg»,

В – floor (Pirogovskaya emb. 5/2, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

15:00* – 21:00**  Dance ball.

 Dress code: formal, evening gown. 18+

 Venue State Complex “The National Congress Palace” (Konstantinovsky Palace)

  (Saint-Petersburg, Strelna, Beryezovaya alley, 3)

 *15:00 -  Departure from the hotel to the Dance ball.

   Transfer (round-trip) ~10 euros pay extra

**21:00 - Departure from the  Konstantinovsky Palace to hotel


April 25,  2018

10:00 – 14:00  Sightseeing tour of Saint-Petersburg. Guided tour of the State Hermitage.

                         Departure from the hotel «Saint-Petersburg»



April 26,  2018


09:30 — 19:00  Lectures, reports, workshops, performances

Venue –The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia (3 Kazanskaya  street)


*19:00 Mariinsky Theatre «Raymonda»

ballet in three acts (six scenes).



*19:00 Mikhailovsky theatre «La Bayadère» ballet


 *optional (order and payment before April 1)


April 27,  2018

Venue – Hotel «Saint-Petersburg»


10:00 — 17:00   Lectures, reports, presentations

    conference halls №1, №2

10:00 — 17:00   Meeting of the Council of Experts (Commission for the Safeguarding of the Intangible

    Cultural Heritage)

    conference hall №3

10:00 — 17:00   Dance Festival "Heritage" statut

   Grand Concert Hall Hotel «Saint-Petersburg»

   (fee 30 euros - 1 performance)

18:00 — 21:00   Gala concert of russian and international participants of the Congress.  

               Awarding nominees for exclusive medals - "For the preservation of the dance heritage"  

Venue – Grand Concert Hall Hotel «Saint-Petersburg»


April 28,  2018

Venue – Hotel «Saint-Petersburg»


10:00 - 19:00  Lectures, reports, presentations, workshops

conference halls №1, №2

10:00 - 14:00   Round table. Meeting of members CID at UNESCO.

conference hall №3


*19:00 Mikhailovsky theatre «Cinderella»

 *optional (order and payment before April 1)



April 29,  2018

*Visiting museums of Saint-Petersburg (offer)


 *15:00 – 18:00 "World Dance Day" festive event (The place and format will be determined)


 *optional (order and payment before April 1)

Congress registration fee – 65 EUR (100 US dollars)

Registration fee for students (under 25 years old) and absentee participation –

50 EUR (80 US dollars)


Congress fee includes:

Lectures, workshops, presentations, performances, certificate of the Congress.


Cultural program: visit the Dance ball, theaters, museums according to your wishes.

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