Happy International Dance Day!

So good to know … ‘Since 1982, every year International Dance Day is celebrated on April 29th to promote the art of dance across cultural, political, and ethnic barriers.’

By Hook Or By Book


Since 1982, every year International Dance Day is celebrated on April 29th to promote the art of dance across cultural, political, and ethnic barriers. It encourages education and participation in dance and attempts to serve as a wake-up call to politicians, governments, and institutions around the world which haven’t yet recognized its intrinsic value.


This year’s spokesperson is Egyptian dancer, choreographer, and educator Karima Mansour. She states:

Dance is a healer. Dance is where humanity can meet.


I invite people to go beyond borders, identity crises, nationalities, and frames. May we free ourselves of those limitations and find movement and momentum in that universal language. I invite everyone to dance to their heartbeat, to their inner truth, because it is from these internal movements, which lead to internal revolutions, where real change happens.

I hope the videos below will help inspire you to put on your dancing shoes, or…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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