Canada’s National Dance Week, built around UNESCO’s International Dance Day, takes place every year in April. The 2023 dates for National Dance Week are April 21 – 29, 2024. International Dance day is held on April 29, 2024.


We hope you will join us for this incredible celebration of dance that will take place this spring of 2024.


Saturday, April 20th from 4pm to 8pm
DANSpace Studio in the Lighthouse Arts Centre, Downtown Halifax
Doors open at 3:30pm
Performances from:
Halifax Dance Young Company / Cobequid Dance Academy / Onset Hip Hop / OMNIA Dance / SYNERGY Dance
Guest speaker Suzanne Switzer / Street Dance and Openstyle battles
Contests and more!
Join us at the event or online via our zoom stream – Link will go live on social media the day of the event!

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Meet the Ambassadors

Each year, schools all across the province participate in Dance Nova Scotia’s Dare to Dance Challenge, a 20 minute dancing activity to happen at your school during Provincial Dance Week April 22 – 29.

If you have questions, or need more information,please contact our program coordinator at:

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