ARMENIAN DANCES MUST BE "EXPORTED" WORLDWIDE: CHAIRMAN OF INTERNATIONAL DANCE COUNCIL

15:21, 29 April, 2013

YEREVAN, APRIL 29, ARMENPRESS. The 2014 World Dancing Congress
will considerably be held in Yerevan. As reports "Armenpress" the
Chairman of the International Dance Council Alkis Raftis stated
that if everything goes in accordance with the schedule, than that
significant event of the dancing world will be held in Yerevan.

Among other things Alkis Raftis noted: "Today millions of people
celebrate the International Dance Day worldwide. April 29 also
symbolizes the activity we have carried out during these years." In
his opinion each country of the world has its style of dancing,
and it's of a certain importance that along with the national dances
international dancing is widespread in Armenia as well.

Also Alkis Raftis touched upon the future programs and underscored
that they are planning to "export" Armenian dances in future.

Summing up Alkis Raftis emphasized: "We want to spread and make the
Armenian dances fashionable in entire world, like Spanish Flamingo,
Argentine Tango, and Cuban salsa. I imagin Kochari spread throughout
the world."

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