Mar 26, 2021

DANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS – ORIENTAL AND BOLLYWOOD!

- PRESS RELEASE 55/2021

IDO Dance Committee Meetings have continued online throughout March. Here are small reports on the two committee meetings:

IDO Oriental Committee Meeting – Performing Arts Department – held on the 18th March 2021

The meeting was conducted by Chairperson Andrey Kokoulin from IDO Russia, with 13 National Member Organizations taking part, from 2 continents.

The meeting commenced with discussions on the importance of developing oriental in the IDO. It was decided that a new working group would be formed to establish new rules and proposals. It was confirmed that the Oriental World Championships would be staged, Covid permitting, in October in St Petersburg. The IDO Sports Director also recommend that a virtual event should be hosted. Adjudicators, possible future prize money and the dance area also formed part of the discussions and agenda.

IDO Bollywood Committee Meeting – Performing Arts Department – held on the 23rd March 2021

The meeting was conducted by Chairperson Pranav Padmachandran from IDO India with 6 delegates from 6 countries and 3 continents present, including IDO Vice President Hana Svehlova as Performing Arts Director.

The atmosphere was very nice and friendly, but also constructive and productive. As part of the agenda discussions included developing this dance genre further in IDO, through master classes, education, promotion and small competitions in each country.

Please visit the IDO website and check out all the upcoming committee meetings and please register via your IDO NMO.

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