LEE Jong-Ho

Festival Director

LEE Jong-Ho established South Korea Chapter of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO in 1996 and led the success of the 13th CID-UNESCO General Assembly held in Seoul in 1998. He started SIDance (Seoul International Dance Festival), which has been held ever since every autumn and has grown into the biggest comprehensive annual dance event in South Korea. Besides being a dance journalist and president of Seoul Section of Int’l Dance Council CID-UNESCO, he has been involved in numerous dance-related projects and units, as he says: "I do everything for dance, except for dancing myself." He was a council member of IOTPD (International Organization for the Transition of Professional Dancers), deeply interested in improving dance and dancer's social and economic status. Realizing the importance of regional cultural exchange, he intends to extend the Asian collaboration with various co-productions, networks as well as colloquiums. He is also an advisor for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Arts Council Korea, a juror for various awards and numerous public funds.


The Public Speaks

Omar RajehPeggy OlislaegersLEE Jong-Ho

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