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WORLD BALLET DAY

When is World Ballet Day in 2021?

World Ballet Day in 2021 is on the Friday, 1st of Oct (10/01/2021).

World Ballet Day is on the 274nd day of 2021. There are 91 days left in the year.

World Ballet Day Facts

  • Date: Oct 01, 2021
  • International
  • Also Called: International Ballet Day
  • Celebrations: Events and activities are held to help everyone experience the world of ballet.
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There is something magical about the ballet dance. From the music, outfits to the absolute passion of the ballet artists. Their powerful performance creates graceful movements that keep the audience’s eyes glued to the stage. As a way to honor these talented performers, the World Ballet Day was established as an annual observance every first week of October. Various ballet companies aid in the organization of World Ballet Day activities in the world. Among them The Australian Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Australian Ballet and The National Ballet of Canada.

History of World Ballet Day

World Ballet Day has been in celebration since the year 2014. Ballet has its origins in Italy and France during the Renaissance years. However, there were no tutus, ballet slippers, and other iconic ballet costumes. The dance was performed in courts and incorporated formal gowns that descended to the ankle. Unlike the modern ballet performances, the audience often joined in the dance. Over the years, the dance was influenced by the French ballet de cour, a performance type performed by the nobility and blended with speech, verse, and pageantry.

Later, ballet spread across the globe and was well embraced for its intrinsic beauty. Today, the dance has taken a modern shape, driven to new artistic heights and adopted by different cultures globally.

The World Ballet Day encourages everyone to get out and experience the magical beauty of ballet.

How to Celebrate World Ballet Day

Going to the ballet is the best way to mark the day. Many events and activities are held to help everyone experience the world of ballet. Videos are also taken and shared on the web to give everyone a chance to experience the beautiful expression of artistic performance.

The World Ballet Day organizers also urge ballet lovers to share a video of them dancing. It could be on the beach, studio, kitchen, or even in the bedroom. You can then upload your video or boomerang on Twitter or Instagram via the hashtag #WorldBalletDay. If the Ballet experts like your pirouette, you’ll have a chance to be featured during the actual live stream on the World Ballet Day.

Follow other ballet lovers on social media by engaging in conversations between viewers and featured ballet dancers. This is also an outstanding opportunity to ask the ballet experts questions using the hashtags #AskADancer and #WorldBalletDay.

Have you always wanted to learn ballet? Make your wish true on this day. Go ahead and register for ballet classes. Even if you don't become a professional dancer, the unique skill will help you stand out among others who are only ballet fans. You’ll also be amazed at how ballet will improve your confidence, coordination, posture, self-control, and enhance your social skills.

How to Watch World Ballet Day

Different ballet companies hold live stream performances to introduce the world to a variety of ballet techniques, rehearsals, and backstage preparations. In the UK, lovers of this magical performance often assemble at the Royal Opera House, London for the Royal Ballet World Dance Day. Ballet fans can also watch the proceedings of the World Ballet Day Bolshoi live performance streamed from the Bolshoi theatre. The Australian Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and other ballet companies join in the live stream in their respective time zones. All these performances can be watched on the World Ballet Day official website, YouTube channels of each of the ballet companies and through the Facebook live feature.

World Ballet Day Observances

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HOLIDAY NAME
  • Fri
  • Oct 01, 2021

List of International Holidays Celebrated in Year 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01Global Family Day
MondayMonJan 04, 2021Jan 04World Braille Day
MondayMonJan 11, 2021Jan 11International Thank-You Day
SaturdaySatJan 30, 2021Jan 30World Leprosy Day
FridayFriFeb 12, 2021Feb 12Darwin Day
SundaySunFeb 21, 2021Feb 21International Mother Language Day
MondayMonFeb 22, 2021Feb 22World Thinking Day
MondayMonMar 01, 2021Mar 01International Day of the Seal
MondayMonMar 08, 2021Mar 08International Women's Day
SaturdaySatMar 20, 2021Mar 20World Frog Day
SundaySunMar 21, 2021Mar 21World Down Syndrome Day
MondayMonMar 22, 2021Mar 22World Water Day
TuesdayTueMar 23, 2021Mar 23World Meteorological Day
WednesdayWedMar 24, 2021Mar 24World TB Day
SaturdaySatMar 27, 2021Mar 27Earth Hour
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02International Children's Book Day
WednesdayWedApr 07, 2021Apr 07World Health Day
MondayMonApr 12, 2021Apr 12Yuri's Night
FridayFriApr 16, 2021Apr 16International Special Librarians Day
WednesdayWedApr 21, 2021Apr 21International Creativity and Innovation Day
ThursdayThuApr 22, 2021Apr 22Earth Day
FridayFriApr 23, 2021Apr 23World Book Day
SundaySunApr 25, 2021Apr 25World Malaria Day
SundaySunApr 25, 2021Apr 25World Penguin Day
MondayMonMay 03, 2021May 03World Press Freedom Day
WednesdayWedMay 05, 2021May 05International Midwives Day
SaturdaySatMay 08, 2021May 08World Red Cross Day
MondayMonMay 10, 2021May 10World Lupus Day
WednesdayWedMay 12, 2021May 12International Nurses Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13IEEE Global Engineering Day
SaturdaySatMay 15, 2021May 15International Day of Families
MondayMonMay 17, 2021May 17World Hypertension Day
TuesdayTueMay 18, 2021May 18International Museum Day
FridayFriMay 21, 2021May 21World Day for Cultural Diversity
SaturdaySatMay 22, 2021May 22International Day for Biological Diversity
SundaySunMay 23, 2021May 23World Turtle Day
MondayMonMay 24, 2021May 24World Schizophrenia Day
TuesdayTueMay 25, 2021May 25Towel Day
MondayMonMay 31, 2021May 31World No-Tobacco Day
TuesdayTueJun 01, 2021Jun 01World Milk Day
ThursdayThuJun 03, 2021Jun 03World Bicycle Day
SaturdaySatJun 05, 2021Jun 05World Environment Day
TuesdayTueJun 08, 2021Jun 08World Ocean Day
MondayMonJun 14, 2021Jun 14World Blood Donor Day
WednesdayWedJun 16, 2021Jun 16International Day of the African Child
ThursdayThuJun 17, 2021Jun 17World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought
SundaySunJun 20, 2021Jun 20World Refugee Day
MondayMonJun 21, 2021Jun 21International Yoga Day
SaturdaySatJun 26, 2021Jun 26International Day Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking
SundaySunJul 11, 2021Jul 11World Population Day
FridayFriJul 16, 2021Jul 16World Snake Day
WednesdayWedJul 28, 2021Jul 28World Hepatitis Day
SundaySunAug 01, 2021Aug 01International Friendship Day
SundaySunAug 08, 2021Aug 08Universal & International Infinity Day
MondayMonAug 09, 2021Aug 09International Day of the World's Indigenous People
TuesdayTueAug 10, 2021Aug 10International Biodiesel Day
ThursdayThuAug 12, 2021Aug 12International Youth Day
FridayFriAug 13, 2021Aug 13International Lefthanders Day
SaturdaySatAug 14, 2021Aug 14World Lizard Day
MondayMonAug 23, 2021Aug 23International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition
WednesdayWedSep 08, 2021Sep 08International Literacy Day
MondayMonSep 13, 2021Sep 13International Chocolate Day
WednesdayWedSep 15, 2021Sep 15International Day of Democracy
WednesdayWedSep 15, 2021Sep 15Software Freedom Day
ThursdayThuSep 16, 2021Sep 16International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
SundaySunSep 19, 2021Sep 19Talk Like a Pirate Day
TuesdayTueSep 21, 2021Sep 21World Gratitude Day
WednesdayWedSep 22, 2021Sep 22World Car-Free Day
WednesdayWedSep 29, 2021Sep 29World Heart Day
WednesdayWedSep 29, 2021Sep 29Inventors Day
FridayFriOct 01, 2021Oct 01World Ballet Day
FridayFriOct 01, 2021Oct 01International Music Day
SaturdaySatOct 02, 2021Oct 02World Farm Animals Day
SundaySunOct 03, 2021Oct 03World Temperance Day
MondayMonOct 04, 2021Oct 04World Animal Day
TuesdayTueOct 05, 2021Oct 05World Teacher's Day
SundaySunOct 10, 2021Oct 10World Mental Health Day
SaturdaySatOct 16, 2021Oct 16World Food Day
SundaySunOct 17, 2021Oct 17International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
SundaySunOct 24, 2021Oct 24United Nations Day
FridayFriOct 29, 2021Oct 29International Internet Day
MondayMonNov 08, 2021Nov 08World Town Planning Day
SundaySunNov 14, 2021Nov 14World Diabetes Day
TuesdayTueNov 16, 2021Nov 16International Day for Tolerance
FridayFriNov 19, 2021Nov 19World Toilet Day
SundaySunNov 21, 2021Nov 21World Television Day
ThursdayThuNov 25, 2021Nov 25International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
TuesdayTueNov 30, 2021Nov 30International Computer Security Day
WednesdayWedDec 01, 2021Dec 01World Aids Day
ThursdayThuDec 02, 2021Dec 02International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
SundaySunDec 05, 2021Dec 05International Volunteers Day
TuesdayTueDec 07, 2021Dec 07International Civil Aviation Day
FridayFriDec 10, 2021Dec 10Human Rights Day