CID UNESCO -NASSAU SECTION is a part of the UNITED NATIONS Of DANCE. also a member of the INTERNATIONAL DANCE COUNCIL The CID Nassau Section was establish in 2018 and hosted the 53rd World Dance Congress in Nassau Bahamas April 24th -April 28th, 2019. The International Dance Day was celebrated on April 29th 2019 throughout the Bahamas with friends from 13 nations. The Nassau Section is a first fruit of the program #15 Spirituality and Dance in CID UNESCO .
The CID – Nassau Section is under the UNESCO National Bahamas Commission. The CID-Nassau Section Office is located in in the Cultural Arts Institute Building on Farrington Road in Nassau Bahamas.
It is a part of CID – World Dance Council which is a partner of UNESCO an umbrella organisation, in the sense that it evolves on a different level from its members. is not connected to any particular dance school, company, federation or other institution. CID does not organise festivals, workshops, competitions or other events – its Sections and its members do being strictly non-commercial, it sells no products or services.
Its only resource is membership fees. It is independent of any government, political ideology or economic interest. CID treats all forms of dance on an equal basis. It does not promote a particular view of dance, recognising its universal character as an art form, as a means of education and as a research subject. It is non-discriminatory.
Reflecting the principles of the United Nations and UNESCO, it is open to all approaches to dance, without prejudice for race, gender, religion, political affiliation or social status.
CID is governed democratically – its leadership is elected every four years. Elected officers receive no emolument. Membership increases constantly; in 2014 it included more than 1100 institutional members (federations, schools, companies, competitions, festivals etc.) and over 8,000 individual members (choreographers, educators, dance historians, administrators, critics and others) in 170 countries. It is open to membership, accepting organizations, institutions or persons with sufficient credentials.