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If you're a dancer, a dance teacher or simply someone who loves to dance, then One Day One Dance is the perfect way to express your passion for peace on or around Peace Day, 21 September. Whether you choreograph a dance, dedicate your lesson or organise a flash mob - One Day One Dance is open to your creative interpretation.

To tell us about your One Day One Dance activities please email: dance[at]peaceoneday.org and add your dance to the thousands of people dancing for peace

How can dance inspire peace?

One Day One Dance has seen thousands of people all over the world dancing on or around Peace Day, 21 September. From flash mobs in Lithuania and Cayman Islands, to school performances in Russia and Kenya, amateurs and professionals came together to stand for peace, with hundreds of dances taking place every year around world in the name of peace.

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2015 Highlights

One Day One Dance saw over 1,400 dances take place celebrating Peace Day in 69 countries worldwide. 

The campaign was particularly strong in the Great Lakes region of Africa where hundreds of culural events took place all over the region. Globally, thousands of Zumba® instructors and participants danced together to promote reconciliation and peace-building in their local communities and a special ballet class at Hong Kong Cultural Centre taught by famed international guest teacher and former Principal of The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, Ms Cynthia Harvey made 2015 one of the most successful years for the One Day One Dance campaign.

Find out more about the all the 2015 One Day One Dance highlights below:

2014 Highlights

International Zouk Flashmob

Since 2012, the International Zouk Flashmob (IZFM) annual initiative has worked towards uniting the world through the Brazilian Zouk dance form. In 2014, nearly 4000 dancers from 162 cities in 34 countries danced to the same Zouk choreography, for world peace on Peace Day. For more information, please visit www.ZoukInternational.com 

Dancing for Peace

Young people in Kampala, Uganda and different parts of Italy came together through dance to celebrate Peace Day 2014, demonstrating the power of Peace Day to bring people together across borders and cultures.

Speak Out Uganda

The Speak Out Project Katanga organized a celebration of Peace Day with activities including dances, rap battles and a demonstration of trial bike.

Sydney Peace Day Festival

The Sydney Peace Day Festival was once again a great success in 2014, with more than 700 people coming to watch various performances. Here is a picture of Peace Angels on stage.

God in Us

God in Us Africa used dance to teach children of Gisenyi the concepts of peace, honor, reconciliation, forgiveness, hope and tolerance.

One Day One Dance: Take Action

Here are some materials to help you mark Peace Day, 21 September through dance events.