Why join CID

Being a Member of the CID

Besides the prestigious title of Member of the International Dance Council CID, you will be entitled to:

1. Receive membership attestation letter and parchment certificate for wall framing, as well as CID badges, stickers and other material.

2. Offer to your students the International Certification of Dance Studies, validating your teaching all over the world.

3. Nominate dance professionals for CID membership. Your students can become Youth Members of CID.

4. Present your work at world congresses, international festivals, workshops, competitions and other important events organized by Members of the CID.

5. Be informed about opportunities such as scholarships, jobs, invitations to perform, to teach or to lecture, new publications etc. The CID Circular is mailed to over 35,000 dance professionals in 200 countries.

6. Be listed with your full profile in the Global Dance Directory (over 400,000 addresses, by far the largest in the arts): www.CID-world.org/gdd

7. Send inquiries to the CID Secretariat, staffed by a dozen experienced professionals, operating 7 days a week.

8. Meet other Members and be part of a huge network of specialists in 170 countries.

9. Have a discount at events (workshops, competitions, festivals etc.) or publications by member organizations.

10. Apply to your country’s National Commissions for UNESCO, other government agencies or private sponsors to fund your travel abroad in order to represent your country.

11. Support applications for a visa to attend events endorsed by CID.

12. Feature your articles and books at CID Writings. Publish your books under the auspices of CID. www.Writings.Raftis.org

13. Publicize your events at the CID Panorama, the global website for dance events with millions of visitors: www.Panorama.CID-world.org

14. Obtain legal advice on professional matters.

15. Found a Section of CID in your city, thus representing it officially.

16. Share the prestige of “the United Nations of Dance”, as CID is usually called. Remember CID is the only official organization for dance.

All services by CID are offered free of charge to members