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06 Sep 2010

Lithuanian Dance Information Centre (LDIC)

Lithuanian Dance Information Centre (LDIC) is a non-governmental organization established in 1995 by private initiative. It is a unique institution of its kind in Lithuania entirely dedicated to dance. The main task of LDIC is to disseminate information about dance in all possible ways in Lithuania and abroad.

During its existence LDIC has organized more than thirty modern dance and ballet workshops and other training programs, guest performances from France, USA, U.K., Italy, Switzerland and Germany.

Since 1997 LDIC organizes the annual International Contemporary Dance Festival ‘New Baltic Dance'. Since 2000 LDIC participates in organization of Summer Dance School ‘Vilnius Dance Printing House' for professionals and beginners (together with the Arts Printing House).

In addition LDIC focuses on advocacy and lobbying, working with and on behalf of the dance world to rise up the profile of dance and ultimately to increase investment in all sectors of the dance field.

Dance Information Space is a project of LDIC that was started in 2001. It is dedicated to a broad audience: performers, choreographers, dance teachers, researchers, critics, managers, dance students, pupils and all who are interested in dance.

The library collection of Dance Information Space includes books, periodicals, videos, DVDs and database of Lithuanian choreographers and dance organizations.