CID Officers and staff


CID officers are elected every four years at the General Assembly, where CID members vote (also by proxy, to ensure that all can vote). Names of members of the current CID Executive Committee are shown at

   The current President of CID Prof Dr Alkis Raftis was born in Athens. He holds degrees from 4 universities and has learnt 8 languages. He has taught at 4 universities and has lectured in another 20. He has authored 22 books on dance, culture and management. He has edited 28 books, 8 CDs, 9 CD-ROMs and a bi-monthly review, as well as 50 websites in Dr Raftis has held top posts in industrial, banking and cultural organizations; he is president of the national Dora Stratou Dance Theater in Athens. He travels to another country each month to attend meetings of CID members.

   The CID Headquarters deals with UNESCO and governmental organizations. You can meet there:

Countess Françoise de Caulaincourt, Commander of the Legion of the Arts, President of the Paris Section

Mr. Dr. Constantin Kontogiannis, Vice-President of the Paris Section

Call   +33 1 4568 4953  or  +33 1 4647 9791 for an appointment.

The General Secretariat of CID is permanently in Paris. It handles contacts with UNESCO, embassies and governments.

The Executive Secretariat is where the President is located, it will move to the new President’s country when another President is elected. It handles contacts with Members. It is currently housed in a 5-storey mansion in Plaka, the old town of Athens under the Acropolis, built around 1850.



Mr. Prof. Dr. Alkis Raftis
Engineer, sociologist, manager, dance historian


General Secretary

Ms. Adamantia Angeli
Economist, manager


Deputy Treasurer

Ms. Lambrini Raikou
Social anthropologist



IT Manager

Mr. Stamatis Theocharidis
Communications engineer


Mr. Stergios Theocharidis
Systems analyst

International Relations Manager

Ms. Ioanna Angeli
Marketing manager


Executive Secretary

Ms. Katianna Moukazi
Journalist, cultural manager, dancer


Area Supervisor

Ms. Anastasia Nikita
Assistant accountant – secretary


Area Supervisor

Mr. Sergey Khudenko


Area Supervisor

Ms. Eleni Kouki
Teacher of Italian language

Area Supervisor

Mr. Niko Costantino
Political strategist


Area Supervisor

Ms. Elizabeth Lintzerakou
Dance Educator

Area Supervisor

Mr. Nektarios Bessis
Poet, author

Management Assistants


Ms. Jacobien van der Kleij



Ms. Yamini Bali



Ms. Chang LIU

(China )


Ms. Eva-Maria Eder



  They work on a network of more than 30 computers connected to a very powerful server cluster (24 CPU cores, 96 Gigabytes RAM and 7 Terabytes enterprise-grade storage). All are dedicated CID members. Other CID members work in their respective countries on a volunteer basis.


Permanent Headquarters

International Dance Council CID

CID, UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis, FR-75732 Paris 15, France

WhatsApp:  +33 6 1155 3111  &   +33 7 5320 7716


The CID Secretariat   

is currently at:

Dora Stratou Dance Theater, Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens, Greece

Tel. +30 210 324 4395; fax +30 210 324 6921    Skype: cid-president001

CID Section Presidents

Ms. Anahit Saribekyan
Business developer / dance researcher / performer
President of the Niznhy Novgorod Section CID, Russia

Ms. Ellen dos Santos Labrinos
Dance teacher, lawyer
President of the Campinas Section CID, Brazil

Ms. Anastasia Anastasopoulou
Economist, publisher
President of the Chalandri Section CID, Greece