International Dance Council CID is non profit non Government organisation within UNESCO Head Quarters in Paris.It is world wide forum which brings together local,ational and international organisations as well as selected individual activities in dance.
It reeprents art of dance in general and advises the UNESCO national and local government agencies ,international organisations and institutions CID had organised 33rd "World Dance Research congress" in Greek National Dora Streto Dance Thetre in Athens ,Greece.
This congress was held under the theme "DANCE THERAPY PANORAMA" owing to bring together scholars proffessionals and practitioners of dance therapy from various backgrounds and countries.
CID congresses are the largest gathering of dance specialist world wide. The best opportunity to present one's work to a wide audience of researchers,teachers choreographers ,training institutes and journalists.
Reaserches from other fields of arts and social sciences have been a part of congress along with dance professionals.
Average attendance was 400 proffessionals from 40 countries of 5 continets.
ABSS has represented India along with classical Indian traditional dance form "Bharatnatyam" with experimental science of yoga and exercise.
The program included research report and lecture with classroom demonstrations.