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 40 websites in the Orchesis Portal and the Dance Pandect portal. Prof. Raftis has held top posts in industrial, banking and cultural organizations; he is president of the national Dora Stratou Dance Theater in Athens. He lives in Athens and in Paris, and is travelling 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 Duboc 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 CID Executive Secretariat is currently housed in a 19th century 5-storey mansion in Plaka, the old town of Athens under the Acropolis.



Ms. Adamantia Angeli, General Secretary

Ms. Lambrini Raikou, Deputy Treasurer

Mr. Stamatis Theocharidis, Communications Engineer, IT Manager

Ms. Ioanna Angeli, International Relations Manager

Ms. Caroline Daniels, Public Relations Officer

Mr. Stergios Theocharidis, Systems Analyst

Ms. Anastasia Nikita, Area Secretary

Mr. Sergey Khudenko, Area Secretary

Ms. Eleni Kouki, Area Secretary

Mr. Constantino Niko Maria, Area Secretary



          Management Assistants

Ms. Léa Biagi (France)

Mr. Manuel Gubernale (Itay)

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. Several other CID members work in their respective countries on a volunteer basis.

Permanent Headquarters

Conseil International de la Danse  CID  International Dance Council

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

Mob. +33 6 1155 3111     Mob. +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

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

The Executive Secretariat is where the President is located; it is currently in Athens. It will move to the new President’s country if another President is elected. It handles contacts with Members.

 We always reply within two days to all messages.

Envelopes are sent as soon as postal address is confirmed. They take two to three weeks to arrive. If you do not receive them after one month:

  –  send email

  –  call us on the phone, fax us, send SMS or Facebook message