26th General Assembly

of the International Dance Council CID 

 18 December 2023, Paris, France



The General Assembly of CID is the highest level event. It is held every two years, usually in a different country.

The 26th General Assembly will take place on Monday 18 December 2023 at Palais de l’UNESCO, 7 Place de Fontenoy, Paris 75007.

  1. If you are not a CID Member

To apply for CID membership send your professional profile (CV, bio, resume).

  1. If you are a CID Member

Send General Assembly participation fee 40 US dollars (or 40 euros). Send also membership fee for 2024 since membership is renewed in December. You can nominate other dance professionals for CID membership so they can attend with you.

  1. If you need a visa or a formal invitation letter

Confirm your postal address where letter will be sent. Contact the Embassy of France in your country, read visa information in the Paris Section website.

  1. If you need financing

You can apply to your country’s National Commission for UNESCO and to public or private sponsors with the formal invitation letter from CID.

  1. List of CID Members attending

Check that your name is in the list at the Paris Section website. This list will be handed to the UNESCO Security Service to allow you to enter the building and to issue a visitor’s badge. Visit www.unesco.org in 6 languages.

  1. Informal meetings

Sunday 17 through Tuesday 19 December from 18:00 to 22:00 at UNESCO, 31 rue François Bonvin, Paris 15 (metro stations Sèvres-Lecourbe or Cambronne or Ségur). Leave your passport at the gate and come to salle R17 bâtiment UNEP.

Since the Assembly is a purely administrative event, attend at least one meeting to discuss with CID staff and members.

  1. Travel agency

For low cost flights, accommodation and information contact the CID Secretariat for a specialized travel agency

For updated information visit regularly http://Paris.Section.CID-world.org/  

We look forward to seeing you in Paris!

General Assemblies of CID





24rd General Assembly of the CID

Palais de l’UNESCO, Paris, France, 13/12/2021


23rd General Assembly of the CID

Palais de l’UNESCO, Paris, France, 04/12/2019


22nd General Assembly of the CID

Old Parliament, Athens, Greece, 17/12/2017

21st General Assembly of the CID
Palais de l’UNESCO in Paris, France, 21/12/2015     http://paris.section.cid-world.org

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