Expression International Dance Competition '24

Florence, Fortezza da Basso, 23-24-25 February 2024

Expression Competition: 23-24-25 February 2024

Expression International Dance Competition: International competition of classical dance, choreographic composition, modern contemporary, hip hop and free style, open to dance students of all nationalities aged 6 and over for soloists, couples and groups. Numerous scholarships have been awarded to the main dance institutions in the world, as well as prize money and internships. The Competition creates educational and professional opportunities for young dancers, serving as a springboard for a career in the world of dance. For over 18 years on the splendid stage in Florence at Danza in Fiera, over 5,000 dancers from all over the world have participated in the competition.

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The most important international dance competition

Participate and win cash prizes, scholarships and special prizes! For all information see the Rules page.

The competition is organized by International Dance Association

Modern, Jazz, Contemporary

Classical and Neoclassical Ballet

Hip Hop and Urban Dance

Choreographic Composition

Fantasy Dance - Freestyle

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Expression International Dance Competition is confirmed, every year, a great and long-awaited dance appointment! Very pleasant also the context of Danzainfiera, which calls all dance's operators, professionals and also fan. For the youngest, the competition is a good opportunity for show their abilities, as well as a valuable experience to improve themselves through comparison with other dancers.

Alena Pajasova
Czech Republic

It’s really very nice to see so many young people loving dance! The commitment is great and the performances are generally harmonious, good from a technical point of view, with beautiful costumes and results of interesting ideas.

Maggie Paterson
United Kingdom

The level of competition improves year after year! For me who participated in several editions, it was nice to review among the participants some familiar faces and observe their progress. Any advice for everyone? Choose the music that best suits your work, using also expressiveness as true artists, to represent through dance what music expresses.

United Kingdom

I was surprised and impressed by the entity of the whole event: it is really great! I found the technical level of the participants very varied, as often happens in competitions where there are no preselections. But everyone tried to figure it out, trying to bring home the best possible experience.

Jorma Uotinen

I found the IDA dance universe very interesting. The competition is a good showcase for the kids, and it is very important that the variations thought by the teachers are really appropriate to the age and talent of the pupil, to enable the jury to express itself in the best possible way and to facilitate the jury’s opinion.

Keith Derrick Randolph

Expression is an important showcase whose essential ingredients are energy, passion and seriousness. The competition has always been distinguished by the high number of participants. The advice I can give to all hip hop dancers is to give space to creativity, choreography, costumes and all the elements of a show, without forgetting to enhance the techniques hip hop.

Ilenja Rossi

Scholarships and Special Prizes past editions

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