(Ocean Dance Festival has been postponed to Janurary, 2024. Please watch for the update news on WDAAP website).
The Second Ocean Dance Festival (ODF) being organized at Cox’s Bazaar, a breath-takingly beautiful beach city, in Southern Bangladesh, by Nrityajog, a conglomeration of forty dance organizations of Bangladesh under the umbrella of the World Dance Alliance – Asia Pacific (WDA-AP), from November 22 to 24, 2023, is envisioned as a showcasing of mainly Bangladeshi dance interspersed by performances from South Asia and the Asia Pacific. The organizers hope to make this a yearly event combining exciting tourism with dance. The Ministries of Cultural Affairs and Civil Aviation & Tourism, of Bangladesh, are the co-hosts.
The Second ODF will be combined with the yearly event of WDA – AP, which includes Key-note speeches, Academic seminars, Workshops, Performances and Lecture demonstrations, on a ‘theme topic’ by participants from all over the Asia Pacific, concluding with the Annual General Meeting of WDA-AP.